Smaller images load faster. Learn how to get them.
Last reviewed: May 24, 2022
The UB Photo Database is a great resource for website and social media use. Smaller images load faster--follow these instructions to download appropriate images for your use.
At any point, you can right-click and 'Save image as' to download a copy. But this does not provide any control over the image proportions (resolution), which is very important.
The following steps allow you to download an image at the desired resolution.
Step one: Click the Share icon. This is located in two locations.
Step two: Click the Embed tab. In the drop-down menu labeled 'Choose a size,' select a specific resolution.
Optimal social media image sizes by orientation:
Note: exact dimensions will depend on platform and type of content.
Hero Photo or Hero Slide Deck use:
Any image used within a 960 pixel center column:
Step three: Click 'Copy JPEG URL.'
Step four: Paste the copied URL into your browser location bar and press Enter.
Step five: When the image loads, right-click the image and select 'Save image as...” to download the image onto your computer.