How To Hang Photographs in Your Home Like a Professional

No matter if you buy from up-and-coming photographers or commission unique pieces for your home, how do you hang a photograph once it reaches your hand?

After all, you spent all that money to buy it and frame it—and now all you need to do is flaunt it on your wall for everyone to see.

Finding the right artwork for your living space, whether it is a painting or a photograph, can be hard, but hanging it? It can be even more difficult—but it doesn’t have to be. In this blog, we have listed a few tips that will make the task of displaying professional photo art on the wall much easier and the results more exciting. It is time to take up the hammer and nail. Here are a few foolproof tips to hang photographs that never fail:

  1. Hang at eye level
    The best way to ensure that your favorite photo art catches the eye of anyone walking into a room is to hang it at eye level. This is especially useful when you plan to hang only a single piece. It should be about 60 inches from the floor to the center.
  2. Center large pieces over furniture
    When you frame your photograph, you can choose from an assortment of sizes because there is no standard frame size that you need to adhere to. But if you have a large piece, a great way to play with dimensions is to center it over furniture, including couches and credenzas. The photo should be around 6 to 8 inches from the top of the piece of furniture and its center directly above the center of the latter.
  3. Keep the spacing cohesive with gallery walls
    Planning a gallery wall? One of the most crucial things you need to keep in mind is that all the pieces should be cohesive. That means you should arrange photos and other prints with similar themes and color palettes. Additionally, you should also keep the space between each piece equal.
  4. Make sure the photograph fits into the space
    Not all homes have a bare white wall ready to be dressed up, especially if you live in a small space. So, you need to get the lay of the land (so to speak) to determine which is the best space to hang up the photograph. But before you decide on a wall, you also need to consider if you will need it for some other purpose in the future.
  5. Don’t forget the supplies
    This one’s obvious, isn’t it? You cannot hang anything on the wall if you don’t have the right supplies. Hammer, measuring tape, pencil, nails or wall plug anchors (depending on the size of the photo), and so on, are some common supplies.

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