I’ve been taking an interest in photography and trying to improve my own with my admittedly ancient (in technological years!) and not top-of-the-line camera. So I was extremely happy to have the opportunity to review these custom canvas prints from Canvas HQ.
They sent me a coupon code to order an 11″x 14″ canvas print. The process on their website could not have been easier. You can choose a photo you have saved on Facebook or upload a new one. They have a large number of size and framing options available. The site allows you to crop your photo to fit your chosen canvas and allows you to enhance or change your picture. I think the selected color feature, which pulls one brightly colored aspect of the image and turns the rest black and white (such as a child’s bright red dress), would be fun to try another time. They will also email a proof to you, so you can see and approve exactly what you’re getting before they send it.
I decided to go with one of my cardinal photographs. That way the girls wouldn’t get jealous if I chose a picture of just one of them. Plus I need more artwork in my bedroom, which happens to be decorated in red and black- perfect for his showy red plumage.
I was very pleased with the results! You can see here the canvas texture, which added depth to the photo without losing any of the sharpness or detail.
I chose the wraparound canvas, which uses part of your photo to self-frame. I always think this adds a cool dimensional feel to artwork.
I did feel the top of the photo was cropped a little too closely. I probably should have gone with a complimenting color wrap on the sides of the canvas in this instance, which would have left the bird fully centered.
These canvases also come with a handy self-hanging wire, no tools needed!
I truly couldn’t be happier with the quality of my print. I already have plans to turn some of my favorite photos of the girls into lasting works of art!
Canvas HQ has generously offered to give one of my readers the same opportunity to try their service for free! How cool is that? If you win, I hope you’ll come back and show me the canvas you create!
Use the Rafflecopter form below to enter. At the end of the giveaway, I will announce a winner and contact that person for their information. The Outspoken Yam is not responsible for the delivery of your prize, that is solely the responsibility of the sponsor. This giveaway is open to the USA only.
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