Print photos online

You can now use Photoshop Elements Editor to order photos, photo books, greeting cards, and calendars from online service providers. The list of current online service providers supported through Photoshop Elements is listed below:

Note:

Service providers for online printing are available only in certain geographical locations.

Region Photo Prints Photo Book Greeting Card Calendar

USA & Canada

(inches)

Costco      

United Kingdom

(mm)

Photoworld

Photoworld

  • 276 x 211

Photoworld

  • 195 x 105

Photoworld

  • 303 x 216

France

(mm)

Service Photo Online

Service Photo Online

  • 276 x 211

Service Photo Online

  • 195 x 105

Service Photo Online

  • 303 x 216

Germany

(mm)

Online Foto Service

Service Photo Online

  • 276 x 211

Service Photo Online

  • 195 x 105

Service Photo Online

  • 303 x 216
Rest of the world Not available Not available Not available Not available

Setting service provider preferences for online printing

Different locales have different sharing and printing service providers. To see the most up-to-date services available, you can update partner services from within Editor. 

Note:

If you have changed your locale, choose a new Location setting for Photoshop Elements. You can choose this setting only from Photoshop Elements Organizer. For example, if you move from Germany to the United States, change the location setting in Elements Organizer.

  1. (Optional, if you have changed location) In Organizer, click Preferences > Adobe Partner Services > Location > Choose, select a new location, and then restart Organizer.

  2. In Editor, open the Preferences dialog (Ctrl / Cmd + K), browse to Adobe Partner Services, and then click Refresh.

  3. Click the Automatically check for services checkbox, to ensure that Editor automatically refreshes partner services. When this checkbox is selected, services are refreshed once every 24 hours, when you restart Photoshop Elements.

Share photos online

You can share images using websites like Flickr, Twitter, SmugMug, and Facebook, directly from Photoshop Elements Editor. You can view the photo sharing services available to you using the Sharing dropdown in Photoshop Elements.

Share from Photoshop Elements Editor
The new Share drop-down menu in Photoshop Elements Editor

Photo sharing service providers

A list of online service providers:

Note:

Support for various service providers is available in certain geographical locations.

Location Service providers
USA & Canada
  • Flickr
  • Twitter
  • Smugmug
  • Facebook
China
  • Flickr
Rest of the World
  • Flickr
  • Twitter
  • Facebook

Flickr

  1. In Editor, click the Share dropdown, and choose Flickr. If the photos currently open have not been saved, you will be prompted to automatically save files. Click OK to proceed.

  2. (First Use) If you have not shared with Flickr before, you must authorize Photoshop Elements 12 to work with Flickr. Follow the on-screen instructions to authorize Photoshop Elements to post photos to your Flickr account.

  3. On the Flickr dialog, specify the options for the photo or set of photos you are uploading:

    • Add / Remove photos. Click the plus (+) or minus (-) symbol above the Items preview area, and add or remove photos to be uploaded to Flickr.
    • Sets. You can upload a batch of photos as a Set. This is better for slideshows in Flickr. Click the Upload as a Set checkbox, and then modify Set options. You can choose an existing Set, or create a new one. Provide a name and description for the Set.
    • Audience. Use the Who can see these photos? section to control or limit the visibility of the Set to external users.
    • Tags. Provide a set of keywords to tag the album with.
  4. When the photos have been uploaded, the Flickr dialog displays two buttons:

    • Visit Flickr. Click this button to open the view the uploaded photos in your web browser. You can copy the URL to your Flickr photos from the web browser.
    • Done. Click Done to close the dialog.

Twitter

Note:

Only one image must be selected when you choose to share a photo with Twitter. Also, ensure that the image is less than 3 MB (megabytes) in size.

  1. In Editor, click the Share dropdown, and choose Twitter. If the photos currently open have not been saved, you will be prompted to automatically save files. Click OK to proceed.

  2. (First Use) If you have not shared with Twitter before, you must authorize Photoshop Elements 12 to post to Twitter on your behalf. Follow the on-screen instruction to sign in to your Twitter account, and authorize Photoshop Elements to post photos online.

  3. In Editor, type your message in the Twitter dialog, and then click Tweet.

  4. When your message has been successfully tweeted, the Twitter dialog displays two buttons:

    • Visit Twitter. Click this button to view your tweet in a web browser.
    • Done. Click Done to close the dialog.

Smugmug Gallery

  1. In Editor, click the Share dropdown, and choose SmugMug Gallery. If the photos currently open have not been saved, you will be prompted to automatically save files. Click OK to proceed.

  2. With one or more photos open, from the Share dropdown, select SmugMug Gallery.

  3. In the SmugMug Gallery (Step 1/3) dialog, enter your SmugMug account credentials, and then click Log In.

  4. In the SmugMug Gallery (Step 2/3) dialog, select a gallery to upload the picture to.

    Note:

    Click Create Gallery to create a new gallery to upload photographs to.

  5. When your photos have been successfully transferred, the SmugMug Gallery (Step 3/3) dialog displays buttons:

    • View Gallery. Click this button to view your uploaded photos in a web browser.
    • Done. Click Done to close the dialog.
    • Log Out. Click this button to end the session with Smug Mug. The dialog returns to the Step 1/3 Login screen.

Facebook

  1. In Editor, click the Share dropdown, and choose Facebook. If the photos currently open have not been saved, you will be prompted to automatically save files. Click OK to proceed.

  2. (First Use) If you have not shared with Facebook before, perform this step. Follow the on-screen instructions to authorize Photoshop Elements 12 to upload to Facebook on your behalf.

  3. In the Facebook upload dialog, choose the following details to determine the where the photos will be uploaded and who can see them:

    • Add / Remove photos. Click the plus (+) or minus (-) symbol below the preview area, to add or remove photos to be uploaded to Facebook.
    • Album: Choose to upload the photos to an existing Album, or create a new Album in this dialog itself (provide a name, location, and description, to describe the photos in the new Album).
    • Audience. Use the Who can see these photos? dropdown to control the visibility of the Album.
    • Upload quality. For high quality photos (generally large in size), choose whether you want to upload at a high quality. If you choose Standard, the photos are compressed and the upload takes lesser time.

    Click Upload.

  4. When the photos have been uploaded, the Facebook dialog displays two buttons:

    • Visit Facebook. Click this button to open the view the uploaded photos in your web browser. You can copy the URL to your Facebook photos from the web browser.
    • Done. Click Done to close the dialog.

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