minniev wrote:That's a really cool window and will make a great frame for ...something!
I'd probably try an image that took up the whole space without a matte, something that has a strong subject that fits well in the central pane but very little around the edges that could get entangled with that unique design. I'd probably make a template in PS (would work in elements too) that had lines in the basic proportions of this thing, and overlay it on an image to see how it'd look. I've done that with other window frames to predict how it'll turn out, it really matters where in the image those wooden pieces are gonna end up and it is best to know up front.
Charles Haacker wrote:I think Min's template idea is very good! Definitely could avoid some grief if you can print to the frame. You could also have something dominant in the 15" center, then supporting pictures in the other lights. I did Google windows as frames and was mildly surprised to see very few scenics. My take is that we see scenes out of windows, therefore a window used as a frame should frame a scenic, no? That's what I would probably think of first. For example, I could see a kind of a California medley with a redwood in each of the side lights, maybe a coastal panorama in each of the horizontal lights, tight flower closeups in the corners, at least one a California poppy...something on that order.
PietFrancke wrote:With something wonderful. If you are bored, the backside of a thug climbing through it!!!
LindaShorey wrote:This one was only $4.00 (four!) at the Habitat Store. The center is 15" and I briefly had a 12x12 photo, matted, within it. Didn't like how it looked. Google "old windows as picture frames" and there are a lot of fun results, but mostly for windows whose panes are all the same size. Anyone have any brilliant ideas - with or without the flamingo?
Duck wrote:Of course you could always go with two smaller window frames and one panoramic view...
rmalarz wrote:Here's a quick "sketch" of my idea, Linda. And...you'd have a wonderful view of Mt. Adams all the time.
LindaShorey wrote:rmalarz wrote:Here's a quick "sketch" of my idea, Linda. And...you'd have a wonderful view of Mt. Adams all the time.
Now, how cool is that?! Thanks so much for your time, Bob.
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