What Are the Diffeent Picture Frame Sizes?


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Standard frame sizes range from the smallest at 4 inches by 6 inches to the largest at 27 inches by 41 inches. This range of sizes covers the most common photograph sizes, posters and prints.

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Some of the most popular frame sizes for photographs are 5 inches by 7 inches and 8 inches by 10 inches. The 5 inch by 7 inch frames work well for displaying photos on desktops or tabletops. The 8 inch by 10 inch frames can be used for portraits or with a mat to highlight smaller photographs. Other popular frame sizes for portraits are the 11 inch by 14 inch and the 16 inch by 20 inch sizes. Portraits can be framed in these sizes with a mat to make a statement piece on a wall or to be included in a collage of framed photos.

Posters are commonly framed in the 24 inch by 36 inch frame size. These work well for dorm rooms, in the office or in a home. Before choosing a frame, shoppers are encouraged to measure their images first. Then they must decide whether or not they want to offset their images with a mat. This will tell them what size frames they need to purchase.

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