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What’s new in ImageFramer 4.1

What’s new in ImageFramer 4.1

ImageFramer 4.1 is a small release that focuses on two new user-suggested features and on fixing some bugs: Video: New Features: User suggestion (thanks, Gary): Hide and show layers from the filmstrip by clicking on the "eye" in the layer icon Lightroom plugin shows a...

How To Choose A Perfect Mat For Your Digital Photo?

How To Choose A Perfect Mat For Your Digital Photo?

Every photograph deserves to be properly presented. An ordinary photo, surrounded by a mat in an elegant frame, creates a totally different perception than the image by itself. Most people would agree that a frame is an essential enhancement to a classical oil...

Become a supporter of ImageFramer

Become a supporter of ImageFramer

If you enjoy ImageFramer and would like to support its further development, we now offer a way for you to express it and get additional benefits. Introducing ImageFramer Supporter Silver and ImageFramer Supporter Gold programs. In addition to the warm feeling of...

What’s new in ImageFramer 4.0

What’s new in ImageFramer 4.0

Also, see: What's new in ImageFramer version 4.1 Improved Text Overlays in ImageFramer 4.2 We're happy to announce the release of ImageFramer 4.0. We've worked long and hard to make it happen. We also have big plans going forward. ImageFramer 4.0 release focus...

4 Frame Ideas to Inspire Your Little Artist

4 Frame Ideas to Inspire Your Little Artist

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.                                                                                                                                                             (Pablo Picasso) If you have...

How to Make Your Artwork Pop With a Digital Mat

How to Make Your Artwork Pop With a Digital Mat

A mat can transform an otherwise ordinary piece of artwork, enhancing or even radically changing the impression it makes. To make your favourite digital art stand out, there are several things to pay attention to: Colour, width, layers—and, of course, the frame...

How to make a unique Valentine’s card

How to make a unique Valentine’s card

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and caring. It could be love between friends, family love of a child to the parent or romantic love between partners. On this day people share unique, romantic cards with their loved ones and there is nothing easier than to...

Make matting interesting with ImageFramer

Make matting interesting with ImageFramer

In this tutorial, I want to show you a few ways to use matting with ImageFramer. A mat can enhance, or even radically change, the impression of a picture.  With a mat, a piece of art can look far more impressive than without it. To show you some matting tips I have...

How to Frame Your Digital Photos

How to Frame Your Digital Photos

“Memory is the only paradise out of which we cannot be driven away.” We use photos to capture the world around us, from people and events to the small details other people miss completely. From the earliest days of photography, a frame and photo mat were used to...

5 Tips for Perfect Photo Framing

5 Tips for Perfect Photo Framing

Whether you’re doing a mock-up for a customer who wants one of your fine art photos framed or want to create a polished finish for an online gallery, adding frames to your digital photos is the classic final touch on your hard work. But how do you frame a photo in a...

How a Great Frame Can Help You Sell More Art

How a Great Frame Can Help You Sell More Art

Your customers are always looking for great art and great service. What they aren’t short of is options. You need a way to help your art stand out. How artwork is framed is important to both the buyer and the art itself. A piece of art isn’t complete until it has a...

To Frame Or Not To Frame Art?

To Frame Or Not To Frame Art?

“Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.”                                                                                               G.K. Chesterton. Many private owners and art galleries exhibit their paintings without...

New Celebration frames in ImageFramer

New Celebration frames in ImageFramer

We've added about 60 new celebration frame designs. They can be found in "Holiday and Celebrations" Collection, in "Celebration" Set. They are part of the Standard frames and are available for free to all the customers. To see the list of all the frames in this set,...

Aspect ratio locking in ImageFramer 3.4

Aspect ratio locking in ImageFramer 3.4

Latest ImageFramer update brings time-saving improvements to some workflows and some user-interface changes. Perhaps the most visible change is that "Watermarks" were renamed to "Overlays". The origin of the name "watermark" was in the initial intended use for these...