Instagram Photos

Your Instagram photos don’t have to be stuck on your phone. The square sizes of Instagram shots make them perfect for square metal print sizes. For instance, Pixel2Metal offers several square sizes ideal for Instagram pics. They range from 4”x4” all the way up to 24”x24”. In addition, we have some nice templates that you can you use to make a collage of Instagram photos. Don’t waste your Instagram photos: think outside the screen and turn them into personalized photo memories.

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Personalized iPhone Cases

Did you know that you can personalize your iPhone case with one or several of your favorite photos? To further customize your iPhone case you can even add text. We also offer designs to incorporate your Instagram images.

We use the same dye sublimation process to make the iphone cases as we do for the larger metal prints. Your photo is infused into aluminum and then fitted into a molded case. This printing process ensures your iPhone case has a vivid and durable image. No stickers or decals.

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It's Hip to be Square

With the popularity of Instagram and cameras like the Holga there has been resurgence in square format photography.

In fact, square format photography has been around for many years.  Long before the digital age many photographers started in medium format with a camera that shot 6x6 cm negatives. However, today with Photoshop, Lightroom and other photo editing software you can easily you can take a photo and crop it square.

Why the appeal to Square Format Photography

The change in composition is refreshing and a new approach for many photographers. The simplicity of a square provides a certain inherent beauty and elegance to well a composed square image. There is little wasted space with a square photo. Eliminating any superfluous elements in your images can enhance them by just featuring the main subject.

With square format photography it comes back to having a single subject. You don’t want to split the viewer’s attention. You will want to move in close, or crop fairly tightly on the subject. By utilizing a single subject you will provide greater detail and add some depth to the image. Including some background for context is okay, but make sure that the background stays in the background
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Square Metal Prints

Now that you have begun to shoot square images the question becomes what do you do with all those cool images. Well, we think at Pixel2Metal that they would look great on metal. Your square image becomes infused into a piece of aluminum. The metal print adds another dimension and uniqueness to your image(s). At Pixel2metal, we offer a variety of sizes and surfaces for your square images. For
single square prints, we offers the very popular 4”x4” and the larger 12”x12” metal prints. For those true lovers of square images we offer square metal duets. Your image is printed on a square metal panel that floats a ½ inch above another square metal print. The larger background metal print can be either another one of your images or one of our designer backgrounds.

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Instagram meets Metal Prints

Instagram CollageInstagram is a fun and quirky way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures. You take a photo with your mobile phone, then choose a filter to transform the image into a memory. A distinctive feature of Intagram is they confine photos to a square shape, similar to Kodak Instamatic and Polaroid images.

Your Intsagram photos can be shared with friends through Facebook and Twitter. However, so many people love the unique look of their Instagram images that they want to display them. Therefore, we thought we would share a way to display your images on metal. As an example, Instagram photos can be arranged in collage as shown in this post with the metal surface background exposed to create an alluring display. Additionally, we can make a metal print of your Instagram photo onto a
4x4 or 8x8 single panel.

We hope you give
Instagram and metal prints by Pixel2Metal a try.

Cheers,
Mike