Adobe Illustrator/Hi res photos



I'm currently working with CS5 and am designing skis that will be produced. the skis are about 181 cm tall. I would love to have a photo on it, but when I sent it to the company they said the photo part didn't load (the vectors did of course) when they opened it on their illustrator.

I also ran into a problem when I tried saving it as max quality, it just kept saying error.

Is there a way I can make this photo compatible with illustrator, and how do I tell if it is hi res? Can you turn a photo into a vector?

Thanks so much.

Dear Lee,

Please refer to this Adobe link, as this should answer your question:
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