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19 Jun 2017

Jared Platt: Your Photos are Worth More Than a Facebook “like”

In order to help you understand the concept of the proof book better, and for those who are not professionals and want to learn how to make a beautiful book, this video will help you get started making books from Lightroom. I fell in love in the darkroom. I remember the day very distinctly. I was home from college between semesters and I was about...

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The One-Hour Wedding Book
31 May 2017

The One-Hour Wedding Book

There’s no single day that inspires more photos than a wedding day. Whether you were in the wedding or just a guest, your phone is probably hiding dozens of funny, beautiful, emotional, or memorable moments in your camera roll. Those pictures, those great memories, need to escape your phone and get into people’s hands. A fast and gorgeous way to do this is to make...

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Making use of Blurb and MagCloud formats
23 May 2017

Making use of Blurb and MagCloud formats

With the publication of ESSAY, an eclectic series of short photo essays, professional photographer Dan Milnor shows how rewarding and enlightening it is to work with multiple format options when self-publishing. ESSAY brings stories of the American West, the wilderness of Western Australia and Northern California to life, using the full range of Blurb and MagCloud format options. The poster, the digest, the trade book, and the tabloid...

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Introducing Shapes: A New Feature in BookWright
11 May 2017

Introducing Shapes: A New Feature in BookWright

As a designer, I’m madly in love with shapes. My first introduction to shapes as a grander-than-life concept was probably as a 7-year-old, while watching Disney’s 1979’s film Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land. I just couldn’t believe that everything, even sound was made out of shapes. I was specifically surprised how basic geometric combinations were capable of forming structures infinitely big and infinitely small. Now,...

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Five Reasons to Go from Blog to Book
07 Mar 2017

Five Reasons to Go from Blog to Book

We’re excited about a new Site Import feature we’ve launched for our BookWright tool, which allows book-makers to pull content from any of their websites into libraries for use with our layout tool. With Site Import, you can drag-and-drop the months and years of digital content onto the pages of a beautiful book. There are so many possibilities for this great capability but here are...

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Three Books You Can Make on Your Phone
24 Nov 2016

Three Books You Can Make on Your Phone

Have you ever heard the saying: the best camera is the one you have on you? It’s true, and for many of us, that’s our phone. It houses photos of our spectacular meals, adventurous travels, and memorable moments spent with friends and family. Want to take your photos off your phone and put them onto the pages of a book? We can help! Blurb for...

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