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How To Print Photo Collages


The photo collages can be a good gift idea for your friends or family, or just a nice idea to frame the preferred images taken in the last vacation. You can print photo collages in two modes: using your personal printer, or using the services of a printing company. Both are solutions to print photo collages in a fast and easy manner. A printing company can give you more printing solutions, in terms of quality, paper size and not only. If you do not have a personal printer, just copy the collages on an external memory device, and ask the company to print photo collages on the format you like.

But printing the photo collages is an easy operation that can be done also directly at your home, if you have the minimum necessary equipment, respectively a computer and a printer. Here are some instructions to be followed if you want to print photo collages at home with success.

Step 1

Download software

On internet there is much software that you can use to create and print photo collages. Choose free software like Picasa, Snapfish or Photovisi, and download it on your PC. These programs can be used with success for editing and printing digital photos. Many of this software are coming with special effects and other interesting features that you can use to print beautiful photo collages that will surely impress your friends and family.

Step 2

 Create photo collages

A first step for creating photo collages is to import the photos you want to use, to the installed software. Most of the available software used to create collages are coming with an easy to use format, in order to be accessible to almost anyone. You just need to follow the instructions, and you are one step closer to print photo collages.

Step 3

 Review the photo collages

It is very important before you click on the “print” button that you review with attention the collage you have created. You can adjust the layout and the borders as well, in order to print photo collages according with your preferences. Most software are allowing you to add borders or text on the photos, to reduce or enlarge its size, to adjust the size of the paper to be printed on, and the print quality as well.

Step 4

Prepare the printer

Check firstly if the paper is loaded into the printer and that the paper is in the right position. If you are using glossy paper, make sure the photo collage will be printed on the right side. You will also need to make sure that you have enough ink and the appropriate cartridges to print photo collages.

Step 5

Print photo collages

After all the preparatory work is done and the photo collages are prepared, just use the print option to have your photo collages printed as you have chosen.


You do not need special abilities to create and print photo collages, as there are some available tools that can do most of the work for you.


By Ignat Victor, published at 03/27/2012
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