I say life size.I have, obviously, never had to plan and hang before. I have always just handed off to a gallery. They hang, and I complain about the light. Now I have all the decisions.
I have a pretty large collection of 16x20 matted prints, I put a backboard, mat and print in a clearbag. I will take them in 20 or so and let them help pick what they want.
I have this print out for a 16x20 test print on aluminum.
I look at this as another opportunity to learn, but want to screw up as little as possible.
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