Understanding why we frame


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Understanding why we frame

So you have taken the time and effort to create a good quality photographic print. The question then becomes, what do I want to do with it? We have a print here, it's very nicely done, it's a good black and white print. It's immediately in danger, though, because if picked up the wrong way, like this, with a one-handed grip, you can immediately put a small dent in the paper that lowers its intrinsic value. Particularly, if you're dealing with quality photographs that are being sold in galleries, a mark like that in the paper would reduce its value by at least half.

So one thing it's important to remember is how to pick up photographs just to start with. Always look for the long dimension and lift from the sides and let the weight of the paper create a slight fold, and this protects it from this sort of ding. You should never reach for a work of art on paper with a single hand. So this brings to mind one of the concerns is denting. Another concern you have with an un-matted phot...

Understanding why we frame
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Understanding why we frame 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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