Photographing handmade cards can be a daunting task for creators, but it is an essential skill to have in today's digital world. Whether you are selling your cards online or simply sharing them on social media, high-quality photographs can make all the difference in catching the eye of potential customers or admirers.
When it comes to social media, the right image size can make all the difference. Social media platforms use different image dimensions, and if you are using the wrong size, your images may appear blurry or distorted. This is something that can negatively impact your brand image and harm your reputation.
Therefore, it is critical that you use the right image size for each social media platform. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. In have different requirements for the size of images they display. Understanding these dimensions can help ensure that your images always appear their best.
For Facebook, we recommend an image size of 1200 x 630 pixels for shared links, 940 x 788 pixels for event covers, and 1200 x 628 pixels for ads. Twitter, on the other hand, requires 1024 x 512 pixels for header images and 1200 x 675 pixels for shared images. Instagram recommends images of 1080 x 1080 pixels or 1080 x 1350 pixels, depending on the type of post. Finally, Pinterest offers some guidance on the dimensions that will work best for their platform. For pins with a regular aspect ratio, the recommended dimensions are 1000 pixels wide by 1500 pixels high. For pins with a square aspect ratio, the recommended dimensions are 1000 pixels by 1000 pixels.
By using the right image sizes for each social media platform, you will ensure that your images look their best and that your message is communicated effectively.
In summary, photography is a crucial element in showcasing your handmade cards in the best possible light and sharing them with the world. By following the tips and techniques outlined in this video, you can create stunning photographs of your cards that will showcase the intricate details and unique designs. Don't forget to leave a comment below and subscribe to both my blog and YouTube channel to stay updated on future articles and tutorials. Thank you for your support and happy photographing!