The Benefits of Framing Your Photograph

By on May 1, 2013

A picture frame is a decorative margin for a picture such as a painting or photograph. Picture frames are intended to enhance and protect a painting or photograph. Picture frames became an integral element since it does not exist only to enhance the masterpiece but also to protect it. The two most common types of frames most individuals used are wooden and metallic frames.

There are a lot of benefits one could have by just framing a particular photograph. First is protection. Frames protect photographs against dangers of damaging such especially due to human handling. Frames also allow you to hang without damaging the photographs with thumbtacks, nails or even affixing glue. With this, you could preserve the whole beauty of the photograph by distancing it to dangers.

However, if photos are not properly framed, they are still vulnerable to any damages. For example, only a drop or spill of water can result to the damage of one’s photo. That’s why, you need not only a frame but you should properly frame your photograph to avoid instances that could damage your photos. It is best to purchase picture frames that are resistant to surface scratches so that you will not need to replace the frame, should it fall from the wall accidentally or get brushed by passing furniture or other potential ‘scrapers’. It will not only fully protect your photograph but it could also be a money saver. Well, other option are wood frames since they are proven to last longer than other types of frames.

Second is its aesthetic beauty. Frames add an aesthetic appeal to photos, transforming them into instant art pieces that add sophistication or charm to any setting. Picture frames do not only serve as protective barrier of one’s photograph but it also enhance the beauty of the photo and could be wonderfully displayed in your house. They can serve as home decorations that could bring out the aesthetic appeal of your house.

When purchasing your desired photo frames, always take in consideration some factors such as the shape, size and materials. You need to select a photo frame that has a design and style which suit its surroundings’ theme. If you are tend to have a more sophisticated environment, in wood frames, in stainless steel or in wrought iron are some of your particular choices. For children’s rooms, plastic framing is a fun aesthetic choice that offers additional protection against accidental breakage. Plastic picture frames are not only safe to use but to children’s room, plastic ones are perfect since they give off a fun and childish atmosphere.

Thumb tacks, tape and nails are all examples of methods used to hang photographs without the aid of picture frames and it could seriously damage your precious photographs. Using picture frames is much favorable since frames could be hanged on the wall without the help of nails and other damaging stuffs. Wood, metal or plastic materials are all used in photo framing, so you will never have to worry about your framing choice matching the rest of your decor.

 

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