More ways to use our templates to quickly & easily create stunning posters and sample PSD files

Adding more photos can enhance your posters and be more profitable, more photos add more value to your prints on average add $10 per photo added.  

 

We call this posters style The Two Three poster although you can add more photos if you like

 

2 photo poster using background All Events 5 for Wrestling 

Download PSD sample file

3 photo poster using background Football 04

Basic instructions for creating these looks from our Templates Unlimited can be done in Photoshop and Elements -- IMPORTANT NOTE: be creative and offer what looks best, this IS NOT an exact science!  Download the PSD sample files for layer styles and better details for how to create.  

  • Open template and photos to use

  • In template layers hide or delete layers

    • Color Border

    • Border

    • PlacePicHere

  • Crop photos to size -- we used the 12" x 18" poster template to create these (can be done with other size templates) -- Cropped sizes are just a guideline work with what looks best.  Can be vertical or horizontal.  For the 2 photo ones we cropped to 6" x 9" 300 DPI and for the 3 photo ones we cropped to 5" x 7" 300 DPI.

  • Color correct photos and then drag into template just above the Background Color layer and arrange to what you like

  • Select 1 photo (CTRL + Click on the photo layer -- most likely named Layer 1) NOTE: If using CS3 do the CTRL + Click on the photo's layer thumbnail

  • Feather from 150 to 250 px, inverse and delete twice -- deselect

    • Repeat for other photos

  • Rotate each photo usually about 2% to 8% and alternate direction of rotation and rotate to different percentages

  • Save As

  • Edit text and fit to best look

  • Edit layer styles

  • Save and then Save As JPEG or TIFF to print

Any of these looks can be created with any of our Templates Unlimited

3 photo poster using background Basketball 01 

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Hockey 01 with team photo (this look can be created with any of our Templates Unlimited)

Soccer with 2 photos and add layer style Inner Shadow

All Events 5 with team photo (this look can be created with any of our Templates Unlimited)

"The Pride" style posters can also be created with any of the Templates Unlimited poster templates

       


  

Use our Horizontal 12" x 18" templates to create a look like this!

see Portfolio or more poster examples for more ideas

 

Learn how to create posters and looks like these with our Step-By-Step Tutorial DVD details

 

Even more great looks using the same Templates Unlimited by changing the Layer Styles of the text layers

        

All these looks were created with the same Lacrosse 01 template and can be created with any of the Templates Unlimited template -- instructions