anyone tried printing with white border? for example if i want to add a border to all my 4R prints, will the border eat into my image or will my pic auto fit within the border?
After the scaling, I will increase canvas size by 50px on all edges, selecting black (or in your case white) as the background colour. Then I will put this whole process in as a Photoshop Action, because it's too mafan to do manually.
Do note that you will have to create separate actions for portrait and landscape images.
read my posts in the follow thread..
Develop photos with white border
Adding border on photos to send for printing
Border for photos...
the correct method is get the image into paper size with correct ratio first,
make the image in a separate layer, the bottom layer in white or whatever color you want
scale down the image layer without changing the canvas size to add borders
the image should reveal the color of the bottom layer
but the four borders are in different thickness now
Flatten, Ctrl A and use stroke command (inside) to add just enough border for making four borders in same thickness.
for this method you can just create just ONE action for images in portrait or landscape orientation.
However, you may still get uneven borders even your images are done perfectly, it can because of the lab does not make the paper tray sit properly, or whatever other reasons.
btw, if you ask for FILL IN, more area will be crop away, but you will not have white area if your image ratio does not correspond the the paper size.
if ask for FIT IN, will show whole image area in full, if your image ratio does not correspond the the paper size, white area will be shown.