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Photograph Your Item

The first step to successful online selling is a great display of your product. We have identified a few prerequisites that will help you provide better images.

Photo requirements to remember: eBay Picture Policy

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Every listing must have at least one photo
Listings without accompanying photos are no longer allowed. 
 
Minimum photo size.
eBay requires a minimum length of 500 pixels for the longest side; setting your camera's default to High or Medium photo quality will ensure your photos are large enough. For the best display of your listing on all eBay pages, take pictures with a 1600pixeldimension on the longest side. 
 
Don't use borders on your photos.
Borders aren’t allowed on any of your photos. The only exception is if you have a “natural” border created by photographing your square or rectangular item against a neutral-colored backdrop.
 
 
 

 

Watermark policy.
Watermarks are allowed for ownership and attribution, but not for marketing information, specific details about your item, or customer service. Your watermark should be no bigger than 5% of the total image area, have an opacity of no more than 50%, and never obscure the item. Links are not allowed in watermarks.
 
It is best to avoid watermaks as these interfere with search.
 
 
 
No text or artwork on photos.
No text or artwork (such as “Free shipping” or seller logos) may be added to photos. Copy that is essential to your listing should be placed in the title, subtitle, or item description.
 
 
 
Stock photos can only be used for brand-new items.
Stock photos may no longer be used as the primary photo for a used item listing. Catalog images are acceptable, but not as the primary photo for used items.
 
Click here to download the eBay picture policy.
 
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