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rule of thirds difficulty to focus

I don't get it why camera manufacturers don't put an af point where the intersection of the "rule of thirds" lie? Shooting would be a lot better
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How do I display my work on the cheap?

I'm a gallery represented artist and I'm about to approach a second venue about hanging there. One of the biggest surprises I found in the past 4 years was the cost of inventory, especially framing ...
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framing costs and profit [duplicate]

I've sold my very first print (16x20) and the client wants me to frame it. what is an appropriate price to charge on top of the material cost? I feel i've under priced my work already (learning ...
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Framing suggestion for glossy photos, alternative to glass

I ordered photos through Apple iPhoto. Print is pretty good, photos are glossy, so I'm wondering if there is any alternative to glass. I think putting glossy photos under a glass would make them shine ...
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What could be the best printing medium for this image? [closed]

I am not a photographer or an artist by any means. I simply would like everyone's opinions on what would be the best medium to print this image to. I was leaning towards getting it printed on canvas ...
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Where can I get a frame for a 4x18" panoramic print?

I know a specialist framing shop can make custom frame sizes but are there any places that make this frame size as a pre-set item, for a panorama?
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What are the traditional rules for at photo mat measurements?

I learned about this in primary school; but that is some years ago so I do not recall exactly how it was. I understand there is no correct way to do this – but anyhow we learned the "correct way". :) ...
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Is 1mm acrylic (plexi) a good choice for photo framing glass?

I would like to order custom frames from an online supplier and they come with 1mm acrylic (plexi) instead of glass. The frames will be 16"x20" or larger. Is the 1mm acrylic a good choice here? Some ...
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What print media works best for framed prints behind glass?

I am planning to take a A3 printout of my family photo & frame it. The frame is made of antique wood with clear glass on it. The glass has to be present so which type of photo print I need to take ...
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combine video frames for clarity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CSI image resolution enhance: How real is it? Apologies if this isn't the best SE for this search. What might be good software, esp. opensource/freeware, to combine ...
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How do you print photos at non-standard sizes?

If you have a frame that is very small or at a non-standard size such as 2"x2" how do you edit your images so that you can print them at a standard size from a lab? For example, if I want to print ...
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Are overly large frames a style?

I helped my mother hang some photos today and was curious about one of them. She had placed a photo (in this case 5"x7") in a frame that was much larger (8"x10"). In my opinion it looks strange and ...
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What are the downsides to framing without glass over the print?

I hate seeing the reflections of bright lights on my framed prints. (Actually, anybody's prints!) I'm about to frame this season's work for the gallery and I'm considering leaving off the glass. I can ...
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Where can I find photo frame suppliers in the UK?

I am looking to setup a photography print business. Does anyone know of any suppliers that can provide frames for 18 x 12" photos? Ideally it would be good if they were UK based.
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How do I prevent / fix out of square images?

I took photos of a lot of different framed art pieces that I wish to sell. The frames of these art pieces are either square or rectangular. In my images, the top of the frame appears to be wider than ...
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Should I sign, watermark or otherwise label a framed print? And if so how?

I have an opportunity to show some of my work in a small local coffee shop. Are there any guidelines/practices to signing, labeling or watermarking a photo which is to be on display? Or should a ...
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How can I preserve/protect existing framed prints from fading?

I have some prints that were printed and framed professionally, and now they are situated in a relatively bright room, and I am concerned that they will fade in the light. I have heard that there ...
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Should I adjust a print knowing that it will be hung in a fairly dark place?

I am about to have a digital image printed to be mounted and framed and hung in a fairly dark hallway that has very little natural light and only one light bulb. Should I prepare the print in ...
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Matting / framing resources?

Where can I learn about techniques for matting & framing -- specifically, the artistic aspects (ie, not carpentry)? I'd be happy to post questions like this one at a time, but if there's a ...
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How do you mail a large framed print?

I might be mailing a large framed picture in the US, and I'm wondering, what's the best way to do so? Ideally it would be affordable, secure, etc. I'm looking for both the container and the ...
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What is the process to plaq mount (dry mount) photos on MDF?

I've seen plaq mounted photos that seem to be laminated on MDF board. I'm interested in producing my own plaq mounts. What is the equipment and process involved?