13x19, 17x22 ready fit framing options

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Rkelac Regular Member • Posts: 466
Re: 13x19, 17x22 ready fit framing options

smertz wrote:

soloryb wrote:

Pete Berry wrote:

22x28" is a stock frame/mat size and fits 17x22 very nicely.

Pete

If you fit a 17X22 into a 22X28 mat (let's say portrait), you get 2.5" left and right borders and 3" top and bottom borders. How would this look with a 1/2" difference in the borders?

Tacky.

However, if you go landscape in this situation--and in all framing with mats--it is preferable to have a slightly larger bottom border provided the other three sides are the same.

SmertZ

Or don't do borderless printing.  If you have a 3/4 aspect image, print at 16 and 21.75.  Then the sides are only 1/8" off (or crop the 16 side a bit).

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