Indeed, the world of photo books has changed dramatically in a matter of just a few decades, from a rarified realm run by powerhouse publishers to a marketplace where literally anyone with a camera and computer can put images to paper.
Created by design blog Dezeen, it mimics the concept of 3D printing, in that each individual copy of the magazine is only printed when a customer requests it, an experimental 'on demand' model being tested by UK publisher Blurb.
Digital images and social media have pretty much made the traditional photo album a thing of the past.
A month or so ago, I asked my wife what she would like for Mother's Day. She said, "Pictures of the pink trees in bloom." I decided to make her a book of tree flower pictures, and began looking for interesting specimens.
"This is a really cool new iPhone app that's come out called Blurb Mobile by Blurb."
Yes, people’s lives are now instantaneous and attractive--and as people can better document their real-world experiences, they’re finding new ways to bring their lives, now shared in Facebook and edited in Instagram, back off the news feed and into their surroundings.
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Compile photos with location and weather information with Story AlbumTM to create the most comprehensive and personalized memory book. Integration with Blurb’s photo book printing service allows consumers to e asily print a physical book to keep or share.
There may be no joy more valuable to a senior than creating a permanent memoir.
I just got my custom photo book from Blurb and I love it so much that I just had to share a little bit of it with you!
The S4 also features a significantly upgraded camera which features 13MP resolution and can take pictures or record simultaneously from both its front and rear. The company has also signed a deal with photo-printing service Blurb to enable users to quickly order printed albums of pictures.
It took many years, but technology killed the printing industry’s traditional business model as dead as fast food chains killed H&H, while at the same time spawning entirely new ones. Cheap, high quality print-on-demand products like the Moo cards and Blurb books on the desk in front of me as I write this are but two examples of what grew from that revolution.
Do you need to showcase your styling work, your designs or your brand? Blurb.com is an easy to use and inexpensive way to do just that.
Blurb is one of the top rated self-publishing platforms out there. The reviews were so good I just had to sign up. And look what I found!
I have just discovered a wonderful new site called Blurb! Blurb allows you to turn your craft photos into amazing high-quality books and ebooks where in you can personalize your planners, notebooks, magazines, Facebook books and more!
Storytelling and citizen journalism is increasingly being done on mobile devices.
Ever think about writing your own children’s book? I have, for many years, actually. Last year, I finally followed through and produced one called Smart Aleck.
Roth said he uses the Blurb site to make the photo books.[I've] made 12 photo books using their highly intuitive free software that allows flexibility," he said. "I like the quality of their books and their reasonable prices."
The Stockholm subway is not like the average subway. The sprawling art gallery of stations has been donned the most beautiful subway system in the world.
A card can’t hold what you’ve got to say about your Valentine? Then why not make a whole book? Whether you’re writing poetry, a dedicated novel, or putting together a photobook of memories, Blurb is the easiest-to-use service out there.
I have tried a few different self-publishers to accomplish this task, and I have found that the Blog Slurper from Blurb is an easy-to-use interface.
After a great project with DuoStar Dressage I wanted to put together a bit of a thank you gift, so I tapped Blurb's publish-on-demand technology to create a book of my favorite portraits from the project.
Toronto couple Travis Hines and Rachel Longo-Tosoian's love story has a storybook ending -- literally. Hines told HuffPost Weddings Tuesday that he was trying to think of a creative way to pop the question when he realized that he and Longo-Tosoian had taken about 3,000 photos together since they began dating in 2008. So, using online publishing platform Blurb, he created a coffee table book filled with his favorite photos -- and a marriage proposal.
To keep these gorgeous images from going to waste, preserve your wedding day while telling the story with a wedding photo album book. Going through your photographer has the potential to be expensive, while store bought options, with their plastic photo sleeves, leave little to be desired; which is why we love Blurb.
One of my favorite ideas is still to do something that shows that you really put some thought into, and in particular, I love the idea of making your own photo album. These days, it can be done fairly easily, and electronically. Check out the website blurb.com where you can pick your book size, and it has a great free software tool (desktop and iPad versions available) that allows you to use one of their many pre-formatted templates but also allows for complete customization to move things around, crop, change specific page layouts, add captions, etc.
This year will be the year that I make a good start on writing a nonfiction book. But while I struggle to find the time to write more than I already write in my working life, I’m going to use one of the online self-publishing services like Blurb to make a one-off photographic book comprising my past adventures in the desert Southwest.
"It’s a very good system for publishing photographic books. You download the software from the Blurb site, you create the book yourself, using their software on your own computer, and when you’ve finished, you upload it to the website and you can then find an audience with it. People can look at it, they can preview it and if they like they can buy copies of it."
While Congress was busy wasting taxpayer dollars over the holiday, I was busy making the annual photo books that we do for some of our clients. I love doing these books and we have always used Blurb to make them and this year they have added the option of making E-books!
Even with most family photographs in digital form, there's something special about a photo album on the bookshelf.