It seems like everyone is a photographer now that smartphones, photo apps, filters, and social media have been developed. Simply take an image, add some editing, and perhaps a filter, and presto! You can now showcase your work on your social media apps.
To make matters worse, professional photography is now a saturated market. Luckily, although the market may appear to be crowded—and in some ways, it is—you can still stand out and establish a brand for yourself. This starts by showcasing your work in a unique, authentic, and creative way: Photo albums.
The market for professional photography is being carved out by so many talented and innovative photographers. That said, creating a photo album gives you the chance to present your visual narrative in a way that will make readers want to flip the pages! It’s a chance to sell your story. Be unique, authentic, and stand out from the crowd!
It might be tempting to print every image in your photo album. However, it will appear unkempt. Examine your pictures critically, and then select the best high-quality images to include in your photo book.
After selecting your photos, it’s now time to experiment with editing. This covers everything from cropping to applying filters to your images. Bring out the best in your photographs by using a photo editing program, which will improve the appearance of your photo book.
Having one photo album is not enough. To sell yourself, have a series of books featuring your greatest work. If you’re creating wedding photo albums, for example, you could have different books to showcase different themes; church weddings, garden weddings, hotels, beachfront weddings, and so on. It helps you stand tall among professional photographers.
1). Have an Overarching Album Theme
Creating your photo album or book starts with identifying your unique theme front. That way, the design of your photo book has an overarching theme. When choosing each photo, make it support the idea, and finally, you’ll find that your book tells a story!
2). Use Easy-to-Use Software
The best photo book editing software should be simple to use, have extensive customisation options, numerous design templates, and offer first-rate customer service. All layouts, frames, fonts, backdrops, and stickers make creating a great photo album or photo book easy!
3). Choose the Paper, Cover, Size, and Orientation.
You should think about a few different aspects of a book’s style and layout:
4). Select and Organise Your Photos
Deciding which photos to use is perhaps the most fun part of all. You get to choose and organise your priceless images and creative jewels. Remember to try out different organisational templates and have a unifying theme, such as a design element or colour palette.
Creating a professional-looking photo book or photo album is easier than you think. As long as you adhere to our straightforward design recommendations, you’ll produce a stunning photo album that you’ll treasure for years to come.
That way, you can create a beautiful album or book without the expertise of a graphic designer or the critical eye of an art director. Your album will in turn help you sell yourself to your clients and record some of your best works for eternity!
A professional photo album is something that looks great, feels good in your hands, and holds your work for decades. That’s why you need it done well. If this process seems somewhat daunting, Photoland is here to help.
We are Australia’s top-rated printing service and we’re at your disposal to help you make any kind of photo album you can imagine. With skilled designers, high-quality machines, professional-grade photo paper, and an eye for photography, we’ve got what it takes.
Please call us today for your photo album choices at (02) 9235 1933 or leave an enquiry.