Art photography is precious and fragile, both in terms of what it represents and its technique. Once printed, your photos should be handled and stored with the utmost care.
Infinity gives you advice to ensure that your photographs last as long as possible
, allowing you to store or exhibit them without them becoming damaged.
How should you handle your photographs?
- Wait between 12 and 24 hours after printing before handling the photos;
- Avoid touching the surface or wear cotton gloves to avoid leaving a mark on the surface of your photos;
- Do not rub photographs together.
How should you exhibit/store your photos?
- Do not expose your photos to direct light;
- If possible, ensure that images on show are protected by UV glass;
- Avoid storing or exhibiting your photos in a room in which there are solvents or other paints.
- Put glassine paper or acid-free silk sheets between each photo when storing them;
- Store photos in a specially designed storage box with a neutral pH which will protect your images;
- Use acid-free glues or adhesives specifically for photography.
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