- Consumer Electronics & Personal Gadgets
Best Place to put your Digital Photo Frame
Places to put your Digital Photo Frame
There are plenty of hubs and webpages that will tell you about the features and styles and models of different digital photo frames, however, this hub is here to give you some tips as to where might be the best locations for one. I will cover three specific places and tell you why I think those places make the most sense.
In the Kitchen
The kitchen in your house is often the most used room in the house. When entertaining, often people congregate there. While cooking and preparing meals, you tend to spend a lot of time there. In some kitchens you also eat there. For this reason, with this high volume of traffic, it makes sense to put the digital photo frame there as the photos you are displaying will get the most exposure. In the kitchen I would set the time lapse between photos to be somewhat longer than normal so that while you are performing tasks you can look up and see the photos that you've stored there. While entertaining, having the photo up for a longer period also allows your guests to ask you questions about the photo if it is still showing. Since kitchens get steamy and sometimes smoke-filled or greasy, it is recommended to wipe down the digital photo frame on a regular basis to keep it clean.
In the living room
In a living room or family room, the next most popular entertaining area in the house after the kitchen, it makes sense to hang the digital photo frame on a wall in this room. This way when people are over, or when you are sitting down with a cool drink, you can relax and have those memories wash over you. If possible, place the digital photo frame in a spot where it becomes a focal point, this way it will get the attention you want it to get. Here too the delay between photos can be extended so that as people in this room have a conversation, the photos can be present long enough for everyone to see it. A good idea for photos in this room are for family vacations, kids sporting events or kids school photos from all of the different ages that you have available.
At your desk at work
Having a digital photo frame at your desk at work can bring a touch of your home to your office space. Having photos of the family or of the house, of friends or even of coworkers from the recent work function can provide for a small distraction for you, and for a conversation from coworkers. Getting a photo frame that includes a time display at your desk can also be helpful. I would put the photo display duration to be a shorter time at your desk since for the most part, it will be only you that is seeing them, and normally we do not need to be looking at a photo for an extended period of time to get out of it what we want.