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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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5 Reasons to Go from Blog to Book
29 Nov 2017

5 Reasons to Go from Blog to Book

Some of the most exciting, dynamic, beautiful content being created right now lives on blogs—Food, Fashion, Lifestyle, Interior Design, Biography, Artists, and Makers—every industry has its digital authorities, communities, and readers. Twenty-five years ago, people mostly found great content and readership in pages of print media, but the old models for print media couldn’t keep up. The great news is that all that incredible digital...

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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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