Celebrating Summer - Framing the Seasons

Celebrating Summer  - Framing the Seasons from Recherché Specialty Picture Framing

By: Recherché Specialty Picture Framing  09-Feb-2012

These photographs were taken as a series by a high school student using a standard camera. Our client selected four of his seven photos to be framed and we tried a number of combinations. By a process of elimination and assessment, we found that using a white mat board was not as successful as using an Antique White as the Antique White mat board kept the photos “warm”. A standard black frame was tried along with one of a dark bitumen colour. Both were acceptable but by using an oak moulding, hand coloured to the shade of orange in the photographs, the silhouettes became more dominant and an almost three-dimensional effect was achieved. So from an hour of discussion a decision was made. “I was very happy with my photographs but haviing this extra advice on the colours and frames have made them look like professional shots!”, said Alex.


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