Create A Facebook Cover Photo

Create A Facebook Cover Photo - Turn your photos and also pictures right into custom-made covers for your Facebook page.
What you'll discover
The best ways to set up a personalized image dimension, apply results or edits, and also conserve your image for usage on Facebook.

Create A Facebook Cover Photo

1. Establish a personalized picture size
Open Photoshop. Select File > New. Call the data "cover-photo." Set the width to 851 pixels, the height to 315 pixels, as well as resolution to 72 pixels/inch.
These are the minimal dimensions for a cover image on Facebook. This allows you to design your cover picture in Photoshop without presuming exactly how it will certainly appear on Facebook.
Click OK. A new empty document will open.

2. Open an image
Go to File > Open, and also find a picture or photo on your computer system that you want to utilize as a cover image. If you're adhering to along with the example possession, find "make-creative-facebook-cover-photo. jpg." Click Open.

3. Duplicate your image
With the image from Action 2 open, find the Layers panel at the bottom best corner of the Photoshop office. If you do not see the Layers panel, most likely to Window > Layers.
Right-click (COMPUTER) or control-click (Mac) the Background layer and also select Match Layer ...

4. Replicate your picture (cont.).
In the Duplicate Layer dialog box, choose the "cover-photo" you produced symphonious 1, for the Location > Record option. Click OK.
By doing this, you place your individual image or image (or our example image) within your custom-sized file from Step 1.

5. Resize your photo.
2 images are open in your work area. Click the "cover-photo" tab to proceed editing and enhancing the record from Action 1.
Select Edit > Free Transform, or press control/command + "T" on your keyboard. A bounding box shows up around the edges of the picture, as revealed. If you can't see the bounding box, zoom out (press command/control + "-" on your key-board).
Scale the photo: Click as well as drag one of the edges of the bounding box. Constrict the percentages by pushing Change while scaling the photo. Rearrange the photo: Click and also drag the photo in the bounding box. When you're done, press Get in.

6. Obtain creative!
You have resized your photo. Now, draw forms, add kind, as well as experiment with other imaginative impacts to personalize your image. Make use of the links at the bottom of this page to explore tips as well as methods for creatively editing and enhancing in Photoshop or Lightroom.
For this example, I included message as well as forms, as well as used mixing settings for a fading impact.
Tip: While creating, remember that your account picture will cover the bottom left edge of your cover picture!

7. Conserve your image.
Once you're finished, pick File > Save As ...
In the Layout food selection, select a documents kind for your picture. For a photo, select JPEG data style; if you included text, a logo design, or other forms, we suggest the PNG file style. Click Save.
A second dialog box might show up, depending upon the chosen data style. If so, specify your additional alternatives and also click OK.

Now you're ready to post your picture to Facebook!
By establishing a custom picture dimension, you could try lots of various photo editing techniques, and also control how your image appears on your Facebook wall surface. Use the links below to experiment with different ideas and techniques for applying creative results and also edits!