Print a Picture to Canvas or Panel: How to Select Stock Photos

If you are looking to transfer a picture to canvas, Audimute can help! Audimute's Custom Image panel process is similar to transferring a picture to canvas. Audimute's Custom Image Panels are superior in image quality to traditional photo canvases and the printing process is just as easy. As an added bonus you get acoustical benefits from our image panels.Simply upload your own personal image or select one of the many photos available on iStockphoto. Below is an explanation of how to select a suitable image for panel production from either iStockphoto or from your own personal image collection.

How to transfer your own personal image to an acoustic panel:

Step 1: Review our art requirements page here to determine if your image will be suitable for panel production. (Confused? See Below.)

Step 2: If you are unsure about your image, contact our graphic consultants, 866-553-4600, for advice and more information.  If your image is suitable for production go to our Custom Image Panel page and upload your image directly to the site.

Step 3: Once your order has been placed you will receive of proof of your image within 1-2 business days.

How to Choose a Great Photo from your own Personal Collection:

In order to create a high quality print, there are a few things we need to consider, including:

  • the resolution of the photo
  • the type of file (vector is best)
  • what kind of camera took the photo
  • the file size of the image
  • where and how you will be hanging you printed panels
  • what size you want your picture to be

Don't know where to start?  No worries! We'll walk you through the basics (like how to easily find the resolution and file size of your image) in this slideshow for beginners. (And if you're still having trouble, our design department is happy to help: call (866) 553-4600.)



How to transfer a picture to canvas or panel from iStockphoto:

Step 1: Navigate to iStockphoto

Step 2: On the left navigation bar check the filters for photo and illustration.

Step 3: The photo sizes that appear will be XL, XXL and XXXL. These three sizes will work for an acoustic panel print. However, there are some stock image sizes that will work better than others for specific panel dimensions. There are a few things to remember when transferring a picture to canvas. One, most iStockphoto images are best suited for 1’x2’, 2’x2’ and 2’x3’ Audimute image Panels. Two, remember that not all images are suited for large scale reproduction. iStockphoto sizes. Finally, small, medium and large images are generally not suited for panel reproduction.The chart below will provide you with the Audimute Acoustic Panel sizes that work best with each iStockphoto image size:

Image sizes for printing a picture to canvas

Step 4: Select an image that appeals to you and can be transferred onto the Acoustic Panel size you desire. Prior to purchasing an image from iStockphoto, feel free to contact one of our graphic consultants to ensure that your image will work on your Acoustic Panel.

Step 5: On the purchase page, select the correct size photo needed for your acoustic panel. After you have selected the appropriate photo size click on "download this photo". 

Step 6: Once you have purchased your iStockphoto, go to Audimute’s Custom Image Panel page and simply upload your image directly to the sight. Once your order has been placed one of our graphic consultants will send you a proof of your image panel within 1-2 business days.  

Printing a picture to canvas