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Do you post your pictures with or without borders?


After three years on HP, I just happened to notice the choice of framing the photos we post on our hub with a border or not. Hahaha When reading a hub of others, which photos are more visually appealing to you, the ones with the border or not?

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Best Answer Tim Mitchell (tsmog) says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Wow, Tim, thank you for the great answer! Yes, that is what I was feeling when I post a photo without a border it seems to draw one into the scene and make one feel as if you are there, but with a border, it seems it is hanging on a wall.


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Dr Billy Kidd says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Hi Dr Billy Kidd, me too, however, I just noticed the option after three years on HP LOL.

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Larry Rankin says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Hi Larry, yes, to each his/her own. It is a matter of preference, and I can see using a border with certain topics. Thank you for answering.

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Keith Abt (FatFreddysCat) says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Haha me too! I'm glad I am not the only one. I have never bordered a photo in my three years here until my last one, only because I noticed one could.

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The Examiner-1 says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Hi Kevin, those are great examples of when to use a border and not. Yes, I think it does depend on what the hub is about and how you want others to view the photo as part of the scene or bring attention to detail for a reason for adding a border.

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Linda Bilyeu (Sunshine625) says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Hi Linda, Really ... you know I have been on here for three years and have not even noticed that option LOL Duh, which way did I go ... Oh, you and YOUR obsessions! Hahaha : )

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Janis Leslie Evans (janshares) says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Thanks Jan! That is exactly the kind of insight I was looking for here. Yes, is does depend on that factor as well.

    Bless you

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peachy (peachpurple) says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Hi peachy, Hahaha, well, we don't want naked pictures. Thanks for sharing.

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Sunil Kumar Kunnoth (sunilkunnoth2012) says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Hi Suni, Yes, that's true. If the photo is to bring attention to some fact, then maybe a border is good, but to me when you want someone to be drawn into the actual hub, the non-bordered photos may be best. However, it is good to test it.

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RTalloni says

20 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 20 months ago

    Hi RTalloni, That makes a lot of sense. Now that I know about the borders, maybe I will experiment too. I need to look more closely too at what others are doing. Thanks!

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