A beautiful picture deserves a beautiful frame. That being said, it is important to remember that the frame must complement the picture to enhance the quality of the photo. Simple pictures frames
in one color or shade is perfect for a certificate, but may not be the best choice for an antique watercolor picture of a stream. It is true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and each individual has a different perspective on what constitutes attractiveness, but some basic rules do apply.
The first rule is that if the picture has colors then the frame should not feature any colors that clash with the picture. While this may seem obvious, it is the most common mistake people make and it takes away from the beauty of their favorite pictures. For example, if you have a bright red frame, don't place a delicate pastel picture inside of it. When picture frames
are there to enhance the beauty of the picture, it should never attract eyes away from the beauty of the photograph.
When it comes to frames, size is very important. A 5x7 picture put into a 10x12 frame just looks out of place. The problem can be fixed by using matting, but on its own, the picture looks lost in an oversized frame.
We know that our frames are works of art in and of themselves. If the purpose of the frame is to highlight the picture, then the artistic quality of the frame should not outshine the picture. On the other hand, if the object is to highlight the frame, then the picture should not outshine the frame. Lovely baroque frames are often displayed just for the frame, which is terrific. In that case, it is important that the picture not be one of great importance. A simple picture of a waterfall or other nature themed photograph is a safe bet.
It's easy to see why picture frames are so important. We look forward to helping you find the best picture frames for your needs with our full selection of beautiful picture frames.
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