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Start an Order

How to Start an Order


We have two ways you can order prints. For most orders, use our Upload and Order tool to submit your print-ready files for printing.

To start a custom print order (or need to upload files larger than 100mb) use our Manual Order form.


For Artwork Captures please book a dropoff appointment.


Drum scanning film? Order here.


Something else? Call or email us, or get in touch with our contact form here.

All about Borders

Category: File Preparation

You can easily add even borders around your images after uploading your files. You’ll do this in the “Paper and Borders” tab.


  • Borders are always added around the image size – the image is never inset into the sheet size.
  • There is a +/- tolerance of 1/8″ for trimming prints.


You’ll select from a variety of options from borderless to 3″ even borders added all around the image size.


Borderless or adding 1/4″ borders around the image size are included in print costs. You may order larger borders of 1/2″, 1″, and 2″ to be added evenly around the image area. Adding these borders increases the print cost since more materials are used. The additional costs for borders are calculated in Step 3 when ordering online.


If you have other border requirements, such as irregular borders, centering on a certain sheet size, bottom weighted borders, or want exact borders that are built into your file, choose “Keep Borders in File” for your finishing option. Here’s how to do that:

  1. Build the borders into your file in Photoshop using Image > Canvas Size BEFORE uploading your file.
  2. Upload your file.
  3. Select “Actual size” for your print size.

Meet the Author

Brad is the founder of Candela Fine Art Printing and loves the smell of KAMI drum scanning fluid in the morning.

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