Quality Guide

Unlike a photograph which requires a higher resolution image and is viewed up close, a Canvas Print is typically viewed from much further away.
So with the same resolution image you can enlarge it many times over.
Below is a guide to show the optimal canvas sizes you can obtain based on various image resolutions.

12" x 8" 16" x 12" 24" x 18" 32" x 24" 40" x 30" 48" x 36"
1 MegaPixel
1280 x 960
Good Quality Medium Quality Poor Quality Poor Quality Poor Quality Poor Quality
2 MegaPixel
1600 x 1200
Good Quality Good Quality Poor Quality Poor Quality Poor Quality Poor Quality
4 MegaPixel
2240 x 1680
Excellent Quality Good Quality Medium Quality Poor Quality Poor Quality Poor Quality
6 MegaPixel
3032 x 2008
Excellent Quality Excellent Quality Good Quality Medium Quality Poor Quality Poor Quality
8 MegaPixel
3200 x 2400
Excellent Quality Excellent Quality Good Quality Good Quality Medium Quality Poor Quality
10 MegaPixel
3600 x 2700
Excellent Quality Excellent Quality Excellent Quality Good Quality Medium Quality Medium Quality
12 MegaPixel
4000 x 3000
Excellent Quality Excellent Quality Excellent Quality Good Quality Good Quality Medium Quality
16 MegaPixel
4600 x 3450
Excellent Quality Excellent Quality Excellent Quality Good Quality Good Quality Medium Quality

Below is a sample image simulating differences in quality

Smile poor quality Smile low quality Smile good quality Smile excellent quality
Low Quality

Low

Medium Quality

Medium

Good Quality

Good

Excellent Quality

Excellent

A number of factors effect the image quality of a Canvas Print:

  • The original Image dimensions or megapixels

  • The final size of the Canvas Print

  • How much of your image you have cropped

To increase the image quality you can:

  • Crop less of your image

  • Choose a smaller Canvas Print