About Your Photos
Bags of Love offers some useful information pages to ensure your personalised photo item is printed to the highest possible quality. Please follow the links listed below for more information on each topic.
IS YOUR PHOTO GOOD ENOUGH?
Due to the ever increasing complexity of digital photo technologies, this page addresses common problems when using your personal photographs.
Our Image Checker service
provides you with an evaluation of the suitability of your image for particular products, directly from our design team staff. Simply send in the image file for free advice regarding dimensions and resolution. You also get quality checks during the online design process that will check the resolution and photo according to the product you want to order.
TAKING GREAT PHOTOS
Professional photographer, Paul Harmer
, gives some advice on photography techniques in this article
. Paul is well known for his stunning images of cars, architecture, and individuals.
At Bags of Love we offer a variety of pop-art effects to increase the originality of your personalised item. A full list of pop-art options and pricing are available from here. Each pop-art product is bespoke designed by our in-house graphic designers according to your specifications. We also send an image proof for your approval to ensure you are satisfied with your personalised pop-art.
PHOTO COLLAGE TUTORIAL
If you would like to create your own photo collage, be sure to read this tutorial. Creating your own collage using Microsoft Publisher takes some time to learn, but it is not difficult. If your computer uses the Microsoft Office suite, you may already have this software! If you don't want to make you collage off line then you can do it online in our preview.
PERSONALISED PRODUCT GALLERY
This gallery displays previous product orders for your inspiration.
If you would like to use photographs that are not in a digital format there are two options for you. First, you may post the prints into Bags of Love for scanning by our in-house experts. Or you may scan your own photographs – please be sure to read this page of scanning instructions to ensure you are using the correct settings.
CAMERA PHONE IMAGES
While images from camera phones are not high enough resolution for our larger products, there are a number of our products that are suitable for phone images. This page suggests some ways to use camera phone images with our products.
Our team of graphic designers are able to correct minor issues with your photographs free of charge on most products. A full list of artworking services and fees is provided here. We ask that you draw our attention to any retouching you would like done; you can add such notes during the ordering process. You may also call or use our image checker to have your photographs evaluated.
Bought for: boyfriend RecipientsAge: 41-50 Occasion: Birthday
The canvas that I ordered is exactly what I wanted, its the perfect gift. The quality is great and the order to delivery time was excellent.
Nicola A from Lancashire Review date May-2012
Bought for: husband RecipientsAge: 20-30 Occasion: Birthday
My Hubby liked the oyster card holder and I was quite surprised myself that you can print on leather like that, even the small detail of the pic is great. I have not seen this before. You also made it » Read more of this review on Oyster Card Holder
Anne from London Review date Apr-2012
Bought for: girlfriend RecipientsAge: 41-50 Occasion: Treat
The boxes arrived today in perfect condition. I wanted to tell you how grateful I am for the effort you put into them. They look amazing, and you guys are even more amazing. I’m sure my soon-to-be-fia » Read more of this review on Box Of Love
Kenneth from Heathrow Review date Feb-2012
Bought for: brother RecipientsAge: 20-30 Occasion: Treat
The canvas product is of a very high standard. The service and communication from your team throughout the process was excellent.I would like to confirm that my order arrived today and I am over the m » Read more of this review on Photo Canvas Prints
Joanna F from Felixstow Review date Feb-2012
Bought for: Children RecipientsAge: 3-6 Occasion: Birthday
You are THE BEST!Very efficient. We ordered the cushion late friday evening and it arrived Tuesday morning the following week.
Cushion was protected in a bag.Excellent quality cushion. Very clear an » Read more of this review on Personalised Cushions
Hannah Fione from Croydon Review date Feb-2012