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The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook by Uwe Steinmueller, Juergen Gulbins

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Printed Frames

Art prints look best if they are mounted under a mat in a quality frame. If you are making borderless prints, mount them carefully on a thicker base (such as 4 or 5 mm Kappa[168]) using double-sided tape. You can then place your mounted print on a smaller piece of Kappa board to give it an optical, drop-shadow frame. Borderless mounting takes practice, and some print services offer it as an option. Mounting borderless prints on aluminum is a more expensive, but nevertheless popular alternative to Kappa board or MDF (medium-density fiberboard).

Even simpler than borderless mounting is creating a digital frame as part of the image data, which you can then print with the image. There are special programs and plug-ins available for creating ...

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