Whether it’s the baby’s first attempt to go, celebrate Easter with the family or a fun date with your partner – life is filled with unforgettable moments that we always look back on with joy. If you’re like us, you probably have over 1000 photos on your smartphone. Unfortunately, most of them are forgotten at some point. Photo books in every conceivable design and size are becoming more and more popular and are a great way to capture our most beautiful moments and personal highlights forever. Whether it is for storage or as a nice gift – in the following article we explain how you can easily design your own personal and unique photo book.
Design a photo book: Choose the right format and material
If you want to design a photo book, you should first think about format and material. Depending on the images you want to use, you can choose between portrait and landscape format. The material also plays a crucial role in getting your images to their right. A hardcover photo book looks much higher quality and is therefore perfect for special occasions such as weddings, birthdays or travel. A photo book with a soft cover, on the other hand, takes up less space on the shelf and is also lighter in weight. It is therefore ideal for capturing the small and special everyday moments forever. You have no experience and do not know how to make your photo book? Then you would be in good hands with the free photobook software from myFUJIFILM. The subsidiary of the photo expert FUJIFILM has for years offered first-class photo products and has already established itself on the market as one of the best quality providers. As a new customer, you also get a discount on the first photo book.
Choose a theme for your photo book
As if you were writing a book, you should first decide on a theme for your photo book. Ultimately, you want your photo book to tell your story and capture your best memories forever. And no, it does not have to be the wedding or the last holiday – sometimes it’s the little moments we want to remember. How about a photo book about this year’s personal highlights? The easiest way to follow the story is to get it in the right order. Would you like to arrange the photo book chronologically? Or do you prefer thematic? To make the book more manageable, it is worth dividing it into several chapters.
Choose your favorite photos
Choosing the right photos is without a doubt the most exciting part of any photo book. While it can be tempting to use all the images at once, it can quickly get too messy. A good photo book takes time. So it is best to review it with a critical eye and sort your photos carefully. You may even find a few snaps that you forgot. Also think about the image quality, because a blurred image will look even more blurred when enlarged and printed. When designing your photo book, try not to overload the pages. The more images displayed on a page, the more cluttered it looks. Instead of printing multiple small photos on one page, choose larger formats.
Design a photo book: Add text
Pictures usually say more than 1000 words and usually do not need much text. But how many times have you not been able to remember when a particular photo was taken? Whether it’s date and place, short captions or special events on a special day – the use of text elements gives your photo book an even more personal touch. “Less is more” also applies here. To achieve a consistent overall image, use no more than 2 fonts. The font size is also important and the text should never overshadow the images.
Choose layout and templates
Do you have the theme, format and pictures for the photo book? Lived! Now is the time to choose the right layout. You can design your individual layout to your heart’s or use a ready-made design template. Variety is the spice of life. Then make your photo book more interesting and include details. Create amazing visual effects by resizing and resizing images. And now that we have given you all the best tips and tricks, you can create your perfect and unique photo book.