If you are a serious collector of celebrity memorabilia then you will no doubt want to acquire autographed photos for your collection. Having an autographed photo as part of you celebrity collection is a must have for any avid collector. Autographed photos are a great way to show your connection and love for the celebrity you collect items of.
There are many ways in which you can obtain autographed photos for your collection. The best and most efficient manner when it concerns the authenticity of the autographed photo, is to actually get the autograph from the celebrity you collect items of. This is also an excellent way to you actually meet your favorite celebrity.
The majority of celebrities whether they be from film, music, or sports at times hold professional signings. These are scheduled events where their fans and the general public can approach the celebrity and have them sign a photo. In some cases the celebrity or location holding the event will even provide the photo for you. To find out if your favorite celebrity will be taking part in one of these signings, you should visit the celebrities website and check out their current or upcoming events schedule to see if they will be taking part in such a signing.
You will also want to research the signing to see if the autographed photos and event is free or if there is a charge to attend or to receive an autograph. Many lesser known celebrities will charge a small fee for you to obtain an autograph or to have your photo taken with them.
Another way to obtain a celebrity autographed photo on your own is to find out when the celebrity will be appearing at a public event such as a concert or movie premiere where they will be signing autographs. However, there is no guarantee that you will be able to beat the crowd and obtain your autographed celebrity photo in this manner.
For those of you not lucky enough to meet your favorite celebrity in person you can attempt to purchase a autographed photo from a celebrity memorabilia store or website. However, there are a few things you need to keep in mind when purchasing such an item for your collection from these types of locations. You should always be aware that some stores only sell replications of celebrity autographs. This means that the autograph on the photo you receive will either be forged, stamped, or mimicked from a copy of the photo.
If you wish to have an actual autograph of the celebrity on the photo you will want to only purchase photos that come with a certificate of authentication. These certificates prove that the autograph on the photo are one hundred legitimate and actually came from the celebrity who appears in the photo.
Autographed photos as celebrity collectibles are a must have for any collector who has been following the life and career of their favorite celebrity. It is a must have piece that will bring a great deal of legitimacy and life to your collection.