Get Better-looking Facebook Photos!

Here’s what a photo uploaded to Facebook at maximum quality looks like. (A direct link to this photo can be found at the end of the article.)
Facebook is definitely a great friend to every photographer. But also at the same time it’s also their enemy, censoring photos and lowering their quality. Today we’ll explain a few tricks for working with the largest social network—Facebook—and for getting top quality for the photos you upload there.

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AuthorMajo Elias

I’ve been taking pictures since 2004. When I was starting out, I photographed almost everything. Later my style solidified and I began photographing people almost exclusively. At the moment my main genres are fashion and advertising.

Comments (4)

  1. Good practical advice, well done.

  2. All very interesting. I have been loading my photos up to Facebook a lot larger than what you recommend, 1500 x 2048 and some even larger. I think they look fine but will try your sizes and see what happens. Thanks.

    1. We’ll be glad if you let us know if you see some difference.

  3. Facebook always shrinks images to a preset size, but the original uploaded image is still there. To save the biggest and best quality copies of images that have been posted you need to right click on the image and select “Open in a new tab”.
    On the new page that has opened select the “download” link to the right of the comments, this will allow you to save a copy of the original image that was posted, no matter how big it is.

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