We request all our artwork to be supplied as high resolution (300dpi). It is important that you prepare your PDF file in the correct way. These options must be set for printing:
Compression Settings -
Font Embedding -
Colour needs to be set as CMYK not RGB (RGB artwork will be converted to CMYK and this could effect your colours).
Include all embedded images and convert all text to curves. Save as a EPS file.
Set Resolution to 300dpi when starting your new document. Save file as either TIFF or JPEG.
Other files not listed above must be saved either as a EPS or JPEG.
Please note: If you need us to make changes to your file (JPEG / EPS), we will require you to re-
Please ensure that the colour is set to CMYK not RGB.
We cannot use the following formats for printing:
Below is a link to a website that can convert any of the above files into a useable PDF, it is easy-
Please note that it is important when supplying a PDF from a Microsoft document, care is taken to ensure any spot colours are created correctly in your original document.
Please supply a screen shot of your Microsoft document before conversion this can be done by the following:
PC operators – There is a "PRINT SCREEN" button on the keyboard
Mac operators – Press the "Apple" and "Shift 4" keys, then highlight the area you wish to copy. This saves a PNG copy to your desktop
Although Photocare make every effort to provide an error free product, your cooperation is required as well. The final responsibility for proofing is yours. A proof can be sent to you via e-
The proof is submitted to you to ensure the accuracy of your printed project. You, the customer, are responsible for ensuring the complete accuracy of this proof. After signing our Proof Approval Form, you are responsible for any errors or omissions not indicated at this time.