myPic Studio Image Guidelines

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myPic Studio Image Guidelines


1. The better quality of the image, the better the final card design. For all images, you must:

  • Use one of the following file formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, bitmap or TIFF
  • Ensure the image file is at least 840 x 840 pixels and no more than 10 MB in size.
  • Own the images or have permission from the owner to use it through proper licensing of the image(s).

Note: Remember, an image captured with a disposable camera or a cell phone may not produce the high-quality, high-resolution image required for myPic Studio.

2. You may receive a message if a problem is encountered during the image upload process. Potential problems may include:

  • Uploading an image with insufficient quality.
  • Uploading an image that is too large
  • Attempting to upload a non-image file
  • Using an unsupported image file format.
  • If your current Northwest Bank Debit Card does not start with “4022 0355”
  • Attempting to use myPic Studio on a Northwest Bank Photo Debit, HSA, Business or ATM cards are not compatible with myPic Studio.

3. Any image that includes the following is not acceptable for myPic Studio:

  • Political statements
  • Advertising, promotional text, slogans, copyrighted, or trademarked material
  • Phone numbers or URLs
  • Brand names or branded products
  • Celebrities, athletes, musicians, public figures, etc
  • MasterCard, Visa, or any other payment brand reference
  • References to any MasterCard or Visa sponsorship property, such as the Olympics or NASCAR®
  • Socially unacceptable groups
  • Proactive or sexual content
  • Profanity, obscenities, or nudity
  • Violence, firearms, weapons, or ammunition
  •  Alcohol or tobacco
  • Any content that might result in problems at the point of sale or interfere with security features of the card
  • Any content that might infringe, denigrate, or dilute the payment card brand or its member financial institutions