With the modern technology digital photography has taken over the old day’s picture taking and their framing. However, the idea of having those memories hanging on the wall is not forgotten; it is not only photos that can be framed but also, certificates, art pieces, and others. Acrylic photo frames are one of the best photography framing techniques due to their excellent qualities and the sleek design they add on to those walls.
Many benefits come with the use of acrylic frames compared to any other form of a structure and this, therefore, makes it ideal for anyone that needs framing. The technology behind the acrylic material is in such a way that durability and elegance are maintained. The frames can even be customized to contain any added details such as inscriptions and engraved ornaments like gemstones and others small fitting decorations.
Acrylic photo frames bear resemblance with glass frames due to their transparent nature, but they have many differences. Here are some of the differences and the merits of acrylic frames.
· The first benefit and main advantage come from the fact that these structures do not easily break. Therefore, they are perfect in all conditions and especially where the risk of falling or causing damage when there is breakage. For example in public art galleries and museums, acrylic work best, in cases of accidents they won’t break and either cause damages to the art pieces or cause injuries to anyone around
· The other advantage and big difference are in weight. Acrylic frames are much lighter compare to glass frames. This is all beneficial when it comes to putting them up on the wall or carrying them along. They do not threaten to fall off if they are not well fixed on the wall, often with larger art pieces and photos.
· The glass frames usually have a polishing step known as glazing, which can also be done on acrylic frames. However, glazing in acrylic can be done in many different ways, making them to have a better finishing and qualities such as a protective glare that reduces the chance of picture damage by the UV light.
· The last winning comparison is the dimensional size of the frames, the glass frames typically come in small dimensions, and this is associated with breakage risks while the acrylic which is flexible and breakage free, they come in all sizes and dimensions.