Tips for framing landscape photographs...

Started Jul 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
Chris R-UK Forum Pro • Posts: 17,227
Re: Tips for framing landscape photographs...

These are my personal preferences:

Personally I like 2-3" of matte on all sides of the print which would suggest a 16"x20" frame. I would keep the same frame size for all prints in case you want to swap them around in the future.

Are you going to cut your own mattes?

I think that very few images look good in coloured mattes and my preference is normally for white or near-white colours (e.g. cream). However I sometimes use a black or grey matte. It is really a question of trying out white or black mattes against each print and seeing what works best.

I would go for a metal or black frame. Normally you don't want want the frame or the matte to distract attention away from the print.
Chris R

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