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A New Look to Your Fine Art Photographs

Giving them a deckled-edge look can separate them from the crowd
written by: Herbert Burkholz

During 25 years of doing fine-art shows, I became dissatisf ied with the sameness of exhibited photography. The almost endless combinations of frames and mats all had that typical straight-line cut. There was little individualism in the presentations to associate the work with the artist. There was little, if anything, unique about the framing and especially the matting. Close examination of both painters’ and photographers’ works eventually made me realize that presentation was everything in making an outstanding impression—which is what it takes to make a sale I’ve always liked the ragged edges foundonmany lithographs. It reminded me of the Read more »