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How to Frame Your Autographed Photos and Jerseys: An Expert’s Guide

I’m often asked by readers for tips on framing their collection and I reply with basic guidelines such as “use an acid-free mat” and “avoid direct light”, but an expert I am not. So I found one.

Kiefer Sutherland autographed photoIn this interview with Jake Johnston from Big Picture Framing, we discuss best practices for framing your autographed photos and jerseys. Jake offers insight on how to create beautiful framed pieces that last a lifetime:

  • How to choose the right glass to keep your autograph from fading
  • Why matting is critical to the preservation of your piece
  • Which type of “acid-free” matting is safest for your item
  • What to look for in a ready-made frame if custom framing isn’t in your budget
  • The best technique for framing jerseys

About the author: is the founder of Autograph University. He lives in the Boston area with his wife and 1-year-old son. Follow him on Twitter at @mattraymond or on Google+.

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