Friday, December 18, 2009

Product Share :: Custom 5x7 Album

Time for another quick post! I had just a few minutes to snap some images of this wonderful 5x7 custom album with lay-flat pages that I created for this little one's grandfather before he came to pick it up~ I used "A Little Bird Told Me" album template from the wonderful designers at Design Aglow*... the colors and layers can be changed, but I left most 'as is' for this album because the colors worked perfectly for a boy and complimented the colors in the images. I also added some quotes picked out by Grandpa and created a custom cover with a metallic sheen. A great keepsake to have all the images from your portrait session beautifully printed and bound to enjoy for years to come. Love it!

*Design Aglow link was removed on 1-08-09 in response to a blog post on their site that does not reflect my style of photography or business model.

1 comment:

  1. This book is beautiful!! Justin and I actually went to college together and I noticed that he had pictures taken by you! You do phenomenal work!!! And Justin, you're family looks so happy!!!


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