You’ll find a variety of framed prints as well other media you can print on, from canvas to acrylic and beyond in my Fine Art Print Store. The site is secure. And I don’t save (or know) anything about your transaction. I just get a notification that someone in a certain part of the country (or another country) has bought a print from Fine Art America.Use the dropdown lists to change, Collection, or view other product types. You can view separate Collections (on the left menu) and view framed prints as well.
Fine Art America has 15 production areas around the world, saving you on shipping and tax costs.
My own framing and printing tastes are very simple and old-fashioned. I still like a simple black metal frame, some 4-ply archival mat with an opening, and that’s about it.
If you’re not sure what frames, mats or paper to choose, I’d suggest the following for the black and white photographs:
1. Paper: Premium Lustre is closest to classic style fiber prints
2. Mats: Mat borders really depend on a lot of factors, but at least 2 inches of border is good around the print. Matting protects the edges of the prints, and helps the print to stand out. The arctic white mat or very white mat are commonly used.
3. I prefer the thin black metal frames but again – this is just a way to get started. And this is simply the simplest way to go. FAA makes it very easy to view the image in different frames and mat combinations. They even have an app for the iPhone that lets you view your images against pictures of your own walls.
And remember, just about every sort of framing is available, from thin metal frames, to prints on acrylic, metal, prints on wood, etc. I especially don’t care for b&w prints on canvas. I just don’t. I’m a stick in the mud. Many clients have
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