Deciding on the window size


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Deciding on the window size

The next step in matting and framing your photographs is to determine the size of the mat and the size of the window that you're going to cut in that mat to display the artwork. In this case, for the student work, in order to be a unifying factor in the exhibition we decided to take all the smaller works on paper and mat them in 11x14 mats. There are all mostly a round letter size and there will be some variation in the size of the windows, but the consistent mat size will lend a nice rhythm when we start to hang the exhibition.

So with that in mind we need to first measure the work in order to determine how large a window it's going to be. We'll take a straight edge, and in this case, if you look at the straight edge the first inch starts with a mark that in set slightly from end of the ruler this makes this ruler inherently more accurate than one were the first inch starts the beginning of the metal edge. If you do have a ruler that starts at the first leading edge of the metal alw...

Deciding on the window size
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Deciding on the window size provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Konrad Eek as part of the Matting, Framing, and Hanging Your Photographs

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