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showtm490
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Sep 30, 2017 13:54 |  #1

I purchased some frames recently that came out of some old buildings but they're odd print sizes. The frames house a 10.5x10.5, a 32x47, a 38x53 and a 16.5x23.5. All the print shops I use and looked at run the normal sizes like 10x10, 32x48 and 16x24. Any easy solution without needing to cut off the edges of the photo?


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Sep 30, 2017 14:04 |  #2

Maybe reprint it with a border like a matt? (external link)


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Sep 30, 2017 14:14 as a reply to PhotosGuy's post |  #3

I was thinking that also. The original photos in the frames were on matts but they're in to rough of shape to reuse.


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Oct 02, 2017 06:25 |  #4

well I would always use a mat with a photo framed under glass, the direct contact between frame and glass is generally not good even for relatively short term use. If you are going to have to get custom mats cut then you could just go with taking them to standard print sizes. If you want to match a print size to the frame then Whitewall (external link) will do prints at any size you want. They generally print up to 72" wide and about 110" long IIRC, although it does of course vary with each different paper type. It seems that there is no generally standardised paper roll widths for photo printing papers. The only possible drawback with Whitewall is that they are not at the budget end of the market, quite the opposite actually, still the quality of their work is second to none in my experience.

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