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Instagram profile picture ruining my logo.

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Sep 14, 2020

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Hey everyone,

 

Basically, the logo I use for my Instagram Design account is blurry and I can't fix it no matter what I try.

 

The logo looks like this:

WILLEM-FACE LOGO TEST 1.jpg

And when I set it as my profile picture, it ends up like this:

Screenshot 2020-09-14 at 10.59.45.png

I have been playing with pixel x pixel sizes, PPI, colour profiles, resolution settings, JPEGs, PNG's and export settings for the last 24 hours or so and just can't seem to get it right. No matter what I do, it comes out all blurry.

 

Any advice would be welcome.

 

Cheers guys. x

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Instagram profile picture ruining my logo.

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Hey everyone,

 

Basically, the logo I use for my Instagram Design account is blurry and I can't fix it no matter what I try.

 

The logo looks like this:

WILLEM-FACE LOGO TEST 1.jpg

And when I set it as my profile picture, it ends up like this:

Screenshot 2020-09-14 at 10.59.45.png

I have been playing with pixel x pixel sizes, PPI, colour profiles, resolution settings, JPEGs, PNG's and export settings for the last 24 hours or so and just can't seem to get it right. No matter what I do, it comes out all blurry.

 

Any advice would be welcome.

 

Cheers guys. x

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Adobe Community Professional ,
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I have uploaded my profile picture as PNG in 500 x 500 px and I am very satisfied with the quality.

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Thanks for your help, just tried it.

 

I'm afraid it still looks rather blurry.

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Try with bigger dimensions like 500x500 or even 1000x1000px. Here is guideline I found online https://blog.snappa.com/instagram-profile-picture-size/#:~:text=Your%20Instagram%20profile%20picture....

 

If you still have problem with blurry image then blame Instagram because Photoshop has nothing to do with that problem. After exporting image from Photoshop open it in any image editor or viewer and set magnification to 100%. That is what Photoshop has exported, everything else is problem on site or how they set things to work.

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Thanks for your help, I tried your suggestions and I'm afraid it still didn't work.

 

Yeah, it's odd, my graphics look absolutley fine on screen. I don't really understand what is going on. But I feel like it must be something I am doing because there are plenty of graphic design Instagram accounts with crisp looking logos as their profile pictures. Strange.

 

I am beggining to think that it could perhaps be something to do with how the logo was originally made? 

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