Photo Blankets: Tips for Selecting the Best Photograph

Posted by Pratt on 12/17/2013
If you want to give an unforgettable gift to your loved one, choose something that is both personal and useful. A photo blanket is a fun, unique option that lets you transfer a photograph onto a fleece or woven blanket. To create a breathtaking photo blanket of great quality, follow these simple tips.

Before selecting a photo for the blanket, discover your loved one's tastes. Find out which types and sizes of blankets he would prefer, and see if he likes your chosen photograph before creating the blanket, especially if the recipient is present in the photograph. If there are multiple pictures you wish to use, consider creating a photo collage blanket. Be sure to convert your photo to the appropriate number of pixels for the size of the blanket according to the retailer.

When choosing a photo, make sure that it has high contrast and that there are few shadows on the subject. The subject of each picture should take up at least 50 percent of the photograph, and backgrounds should be plain. For a clear picture on your blanket, choose a photograph with sharp detail and excellent focus. If you are taking a new picture, avoid complex backgrounds or flashy clothing.

Whether you are creating this gift for an anniversary, wedding or birthday, a photo blanket is a sure way to remind your loved one of how much you care. Consider using family portraits, senior pictures or even photos of the recipient's favorite pet, and choose an image with which the recipient is comfortable seeing every day.