Making photobook with Photobox

Saturday, September 26, 2015

The photobook of our honeymoon arrived yesterday and I'm really pleased with it! I wanted to get our photos printed so that we had physical copies and a photobook seemed the perfect solution. You can't snuggle up on the sofa and leaf through the pages of a computer can you?

I used Photobox to put it together and the whole process was really easy. I took advantage of one of their offer codes and saved 60% (if memory serves), since I registered I often receive emails with more offers so if you are looking to make one, it's worth holding out for a good deal. I chose an A4 Classic Collage photobook so that I could have a little display of photos on the front.

To keep it simple (for me) I uploaded the photos a day at a time and created a number of spreads for each day, before uploading the photos from the next day. I couldn't have two days on one spread - oh hell no! (but maybe that's just me?).

I could switch around the layout, change the size of the picture frames, and move images around with ease. It took a little while to get my head around how it worked but it's very user friendly and the whole thing only took me a few hours.

I was able to save the book as I went along, I could've gone back to it and finished it off another day if I'd wanted to. This would be a great way to document an on-going project or make a year book (which I have to say I really like the idea of).

The only one little niggle is that I had to pay (£5 something) not to have their logo printed on the last page of the book, which I think it a bit cheeky. If I'm advertising their brand they should be paying me!

That said, the book arrived in good time, I was updated via email throughout the whole process and it arrived in good condition. It's good quality and I love it. It's the perfect keepsake of your honeymoon.

Now I just have to set to work on a book for our wedding, which is going to be hard as we have so many lovely photos, I want to include them all, even though some of them are almost identical.

Do you get your photos printed or are they all stored digitally?

(Day 28 of blogging everyday for 40 days)

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  1. Such a good idea- we did our wedding one only in February but YES, a honeymoon one too! Genius idea!x

    1. I'm thinking about a yearbook and a cat book and a Christmas book... I see a new obsession forming...


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