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Making Your House a Home: How to Start a Photography Collection


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There are many different ways to make a house feel more like a home. But the decor is a great place to start. When decorating any room, adding touches that are meaningful to you will imbue the space with a sense of your personality while allowing you to look at things you love every single day.

You can do this by displaying gifts you have been given, using pieces of furniture that have special meanings attached, or adding artwork you love to your walls. Starting an artwork or photography collection is one of the things many homeowners are most excited about when they finally have their own space to decorate.

Photographic prints are a wonderful way to add drama and excitement to any space. Read on to learn how to create your very own photography collection.

How To Start Your Photography Collection

Amassing a quality collection of photographs can seem like a daunting task. With so many different styles of photography out there, what’s the best place to start?

Simply put, you should start with what you like. Although many people collect art for its commercial value, when it comes to a personal collection that will only be shown in the home, the best thing you can do is to pick pieces that appeal to you.

If you’re unsure of what exactly your tastes are, a little bit of research can help you to discover different photographers and types of photography. You’ll soon find out whether you prefer more abstract styles or nature shots, color or black and white.

How Best To Display Your Prints

Once you have found a number of prints you like, it’s time to figure out how you want to display them. Depending on what type of photos you have in your collection, you may want to put prints with different themes in different rooms. For example, food photography in the kitchen, or marine life shots in the bathroom.

You also have the option of creating a bespoke gallery wall. This option takes a little bit of planning and effort. But it produces a really impactful and beautiful result.

When choosing where to display your prints, there are a few things it’s important to remember. Photographs are somewhat delicate.

If possible, they should be hung in areas where they will not be exposed to direct sunlight. Rooms that are less humid are also preferable.

Create Your Own collection Today

Once you’ve started your photography collection, incorporating it into your home is something that is so easy to do. In just a few hours, your entire space can be transformed. If you’ve been looking for a way to add a personal touch to your home, don’t feel intimidated by the prospect of beginning your own collection, take the plunge today.

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