black and white phote

tralynnJuly 18, 2008

Was wondering if anyone had ideas about framing a black and white photo. It is a photo I took of my two grandchildren, a 3 year old girl and her 2 month old brother. It is a very serene picture with them both laying on side and looking off in the distance. It is just a shoulder and head shot. I want to mat it and frame it for my daughters birthday. I'm not sure what color of mat or which type of frame I want to use, since one is a girl and one is a boy. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
zitro_joe

It's all personal taste, but...

For B&W photos I have only used black frames. Mats; I tend to go with white or gray shades. Some mats have colored cores, I like to use those, too. White mat/ black core; Gray mat/ white or black core.

If you are able to go to frame shop the should have cut sample boards. Take your picture there and put it against the mats to see how it looks. Good luck!

Zjoe

    Bookmark   July 18, 2008 at 9:12AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rcnaylor

Zitro's advice sounds hard to beat.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2008 at 10:04AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Question about Picasa
I've been using Picasa for probably 10 years or more...
doteroo
A question
I guess this is a somewhat different subject but it...
gmom74
linear polarizing filter
Hi, I have a linear polarizing filter (make unknown)...
shakushinnen
Miscanthus sinensis on display
I like this photo because it nicely displays my ornamental...
joyfulflowers
here are some bird pictures
I have a Nikon 5100 and 2 zoom lens one I use for the...
Lorna1949
Sponsored Products
Savoy House 8-1028-2-109 Manhattan Polished Nickel 2 Light Vanity
Littman Bros Lighting
Liza Brushed Nickel Dome Pendant with Cone Socket and White Marble Shade
$153.00 | Bellacor
Small Pucci Pendant by Dform Design
$284.00 | Lumens
Elk Lighting 11360/9 9- Light Semi-Flush in Aged Silver
Beyond Stores
Chocolate Down Blanket
$49.99 | zulily
Sonneman | Palo Floor Lamp
YLiving.com
Artcraft Lighting Lemans Silver Outdoor Wall Light
$237.00 | LuxeDecor
White River Wall Mirror
Home Decorators Collection
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™