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Going Old School with Kodak’s TMAX 3200
21 Jun 2018

Going Old School with Kodak’s TMAX 3200

The film vs digital debate has been raging for at least the past decade. There is no clear winner, other than all of us photographers, because we currently have a multitude of ways to be whatever style of photographer we want—working with whatever materials we choose. Kodak recently announced the reintroduction of a ­once-discontinued film, TMAX 3200, which prompted me to write this post. You...

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Reordering an Existing Photo Book with Layflat Paper
14 Jun 2018

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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02 May 2018

Our Favorite Free Resources for Designers

Good design doesn’t have to start from scratch. There are a ton of resources out there to help you get started—some of which are totally free! We’ve put together a list of our favorite free (or nearly free) resources that make it easy to look like a pro, without breaking the bank. Take a look at these: BookWright (Free book-making software) If you’re making a...

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How to Make a Book: Choosing the Right Tool
02 May 2018

How to Make a Book: Choosing the Right Tool

One of the most common questions we get asked is ‘which tool should I use to make my book?’. Although Blurb has many options to choose from, making the decision is quite simple. When choosing your tool we recommend taking three questions into consideration. 1. What type of book are you planning on making? Will you be making a Photo Book, a Trade Book, an ebook,...

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Gifts for the Photographers You Love
30 Jan 2018

Gifts for the Photographers You Love

One of the best gifts you can give someone is the encouragement in their creative passion. Few things are more encouraging for an artist—or more gratifying—than seeing your work in print. For Valentine’s day, try a different kind of photo book. Blogger Lisa Linh offers up some romantic gifting tips for the photographers in your life. Hear what she has to say about the book...

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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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