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#799494 - 01/07/13 10:00 AM Safely Storing a Digital Photo Print
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The photo show said I could sell prints of my three submissions at the gallery opening. What kind of bag / folder / etc. do I put them in, so the print isn't hurt? I don't just hand someone a "raw print" do I?
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#800009 - 01/10/13 04:41 PM Re: Safely Storing a Digital Photo Print [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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I would put all the photos in mats and sign the lower right corner of the mat and stamp the copyright on the back. A bankers box would be good for transporting them, but I would jazz up the box to make it look more artistic and less storage like.
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#800235 - 01/11/13 01:16 PM Re: Safely Storing a Digital Photo Print [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Kim - how do you keep the face of the print from being damaged though? If anything touches the face it could cause problems, yes?
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#800280 - 01/12/13 12:44 AM Re: Safely Storing a Digital Photo Print [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Put them in clear sleeves like these. If you search around you'll find lots of sizes and mils available from a variety of companies.

If you don't want to mat them then use backing boards and sleeve them, this will keep them neat and protected. I wouldn't waste money on high grade boards, you just need some that will keep the photos from bending. I don't know what size your working with, but you can get boards in more sizes than shown at the link above.
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#800932 - 01/16/13 04:06 AM Re: Safely Storing a Digital Photo Print [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Thanks Kim! I ended up getting scrapbooking archival sleeves and those seem to do the trick. I need to make sure the prints dry thoroughly before working with them smile.
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