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Behind the Book with William Thompson
16 Oct 2017

Behind the Book with William Thompson

34 years after he first glimpsed the peaks of Everest at 28,000 feet, William Thompson is choosing to upgrade his beautiful photo book, Everest, documenting the experience, using Layflat paper. We caught up with him to find out why and learn more about his work as a photographer. Could you tell us a bit about your work as a photographer? Who or what has influenced...

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Reordering an Existing Photo Book with Layflat Paper
06 Oct 2017

Reordering an Existing Photo Book with Layflat Paper

Photo books just got an upgrade! Photo books with Layflat paper make great gifts for holidays, anniversaries, weddings, or any other special occasion. Layflat paper allows images to spread across a two-page spread, allowing your images to take center stage and make a bigger impact.  Now, I know what you might be thinking, “I already made this book, I don’t have time to recreate it,”...

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Layflat Photo Books Are Now Available!
06 Oct 2017

Layflat Photo Books Are Now Available!

Blurb is excited to announce that starting today, we will be offering a new paper option—Standard Layflat paper starting at US $49.99 for 20 pages in a Small Square, 7×7 in. (18×18 cm) book. Layflat books come in hardcover ImageWrap, with double-thick 100# text stock with a matte look and feel. It will be available for all 5 of Blurb’s Photo Book trim sizes, up...

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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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