YOUR PHOTOS DESERVE TO BE PRINTED.
Have you tried to make a book before but….
were overwhelmed by the number of photos in your Lightroom catalog
got stuck trying to figure out which photos to select for your book
couldn’t achieve a more custom look to the layouts
It gives you everything you need to make a photo book.
All you have to do is find your photos, place into the designed layouts, review and print!
Photo PromptsIf you have plenty of photos but always get stuck selecting which ones to use….you’ll love my photo prompts. I tell you exactly what to look for and how to efficiently find them your Lightroom catalog.
Drag & Drop Custom LayoutsI’ve custom-designed layouts that fit my photo prompts. My layouts include photo boxes that are the right proportion for your photos. Plus, I’ve taken the time to center them to create a unified look throughout the book.
Print ReadyWith photo prompts and custom layouts suited to your photos, everything is ready for you to place photos, preview and print. You’ll have a clear strategy to produce a beautiful photo book, quickly.
Printing your photos matter.
It matters for the exact same reason you pick up your camera. To document your everyday. To capture your life. To define your family at this very moment. Years from now, you’ll be able to sit down and flip through your photo book and remember what life was like. You’ll remember the mismatched outfits, the bedhead hair, the way your kids played make-believe, and the bedtime routine.
- 124 page designed-for-you landscape photo book template
- 100 photo prompts for easy photo selection
- template instructions explaining the process
- template tips to customize your book
- photo selection tips for Lightroom
- 12 color jpegs to add vibrancy to the layouts
- 10 pattern jpegs in every jpeg color provided
- use in Blurb’s free BookSmart or BookWright
Stacey has been designing photo books for her family and several families around the world over the last four years. She believes documenting your everyday through photos is only the first step. There is immense value in printing your photos and she’s on a mission to help others effortlessly print their precious memories. As an instructor of Photo Book Design Workshop at The Photographer Within, she illustrates how to craft a vision and execute a design to print photos with style. Last summer, her Four Letters photo book was selected as one of Blurb’s Favorite Books.
Somehow, someway, Stacey will teach and even better, motivate, you to get your book project DONE!Jessica Thomason
Stacey made designing the book fun and easy.Maibritt Olsen
It was exactly what I was looking for, and I came away learning so much more than I was even expecting.Mary Noce
EXAMPLES OF THE PHOTO PROMPTS
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to be familiar with the software to use the template?
No. I provide all of the direction you need in order to use the template when opened. If you are familiar with the BookSmart or BookWright software by Blurb, it will be easier for you to customize the template to suit your particular vision.
What is your refund policy?
Since this is a digital download with the material provided upon purchase, there is no refund available.
Do I need specific software to use this template?
You will need to download the free design software BookSmart or BookWright from Blurb. I show you exactly what to download in the Template Instructions. You will have an easier time if you already use a photo catalog such as Lightroom (my preference), Bridge, iPhoto, Windows Picture Viewer, etc. I’ll also make suggestions on free fonts to install on your computer to use with the template.
Which template should I purchase - BookSmart or BookWright?
You should download and use the template for the program you prefer. Have you been making Blurb books for years with BookSmart? By all means, keep working in this program. If you’ve never tried either program, I recommend you try the BookWright program. Even though it’s missing some of my favorite features, it’s definitely more user friendly and I’ll show you exactly what you need to know to use this template and make your perfect photo book.
What files do you receive when purchased?
Once you purchase, you’ll receive a download with the following files:
- BookSmart Template (only available for Blurb’s free BookSmart software)
- Template Instructions PDF
- Template Tips PDF
- Photo Prompts PDF
- Photo Prompt Tips PDF
- Color JPEGS
- Pattern JPEGS