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Do Photo Books Make Good Gifts?

Absolutely! Let's face it, most of us would be delighted to posses a photo book in which we play a part in a life story being immortalized in pictures and print.

It's almost a sure bet, if we own a camera, we took digital photos at the event in question. Many of them. With a digital camera, why not click away?

Chances are good, we uploaded the photographs from the memory card onto our computer. All of them. No matter the quality or composition, dumped without a care for the story they could tell. When we view them, if we review them, our finger is on the button, click, click,click. They fly by.

A few of us may own a digital picture frame which rotates through a series of photos we have loaded onto it. If we had the time, the less than good photographs of our event were eliminated in a sweep. Maybe, the slide show is our computer screensaver. As long as power flows, the images pass by, at a predetermined pace, like a battery-powered toy playing by itself. Human interaction not required.

But a book, a photo book, one we can hold in our hands and peruse at the speed of contemplation, filled with a limited amount of carefully chosen, great pictures, placed on pages with forethought for the message, pages sequenced to chronicle the story in which we are a participant, this is worth having.

If we receive the photo book as a present, as a keepsake of an event shared with the gift-giver and creator, it becomes a treasure to be displayed. Often coffee table sized, a photo book placed to attract the eye and the hand, will invite people to pull it onto their laps for a look and a trip down memory lane.

If you are the creator of the photo book, made to commemorate a shared life event, chances are you have a list of family and friends who would like to have a copy of your endeavor.

Photo books can be given as gifts for every kind of occasion to every kind of individual. If the photo book you have created is a happy retelling of your Grandparents' Diamond Wedding Anniversary celebration, it is still an appropriate gift for your sibling's birthday and an adult grandchild's Christmas. Everyone whose photo appears in the photo book is a possible recipient.

When it comes to photo books commemorating a winning season, every team member and all the coaching staff, would be very pleased to receive one as a gift from the sport's boosters. The same goes for any group who participated in a project which produced visible, photographable results achieved through teamwork.

Artists who create a photo book of their completed works will often find the compilation is a much appreciated gift, no matter the reason or occasion. Such photo books also make lovely housewarming gifts for new homeowners or for a couple settng up housekeeping for the very first time.

How to Create a Photo Book with Mixbook

A lot of us like the idea of creating a photo book, but we either don't know how to get started or get frustrated with the process. So how do you make a photo book that you'd be proud to share with family and friends, without the hassle We're here to help.

Published:  Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT



George H.W. Bush's colorful book-themed socks he wore at Barbara's funeral were a present from a young man with Down syndrome

Family spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted a photo of the former president's attire and explained ... will be wearing a pair of socks festooned with books at today's funeral service for former First Lady Barbara Bush.' Barbara Bush was adamant that teaching ...

Published:  Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:03:00 GMT



Backward Books: Questionable trend makes mystery of titles

This undated photo shows the check-out counter at the indie bookseller Newtonville Books in Newton, Mass. The counter is made of rows of backwards books glued into place. (Tracee M. Herbaugh via AP) Looking for an easy way to organize a messy bookshelf

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SINGAPORE - At 81, self-taught photographer Lui Hock Seng will be releasing his first photo book capturing scenes of Singapore from the days gone by. The collection of 80 black and white photographs taken from the 1960s to 1970s will be compiled in his ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:36:00 GMT



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Published:  Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:55:00 GMT



"Pretty Little Liars" Star Keegan Allen Reveals The Grittier Side Of Hollywood In Personal New Photo Book

How does the Hollywood we see differ from the Hollywood of reality in your personal experience Growing up here in Hollywood, I have experienced the ebb and flow of this place as a local and a tourist. It's home, but it always feels new. Hollywood exists ...

Published:  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT



Investigating Trump: 10 books that offer insight

Former FBI Director James Comey's memoir, "A Higher Loyalty," will be released April 17. It's the latest in a slew of books about the Trump presidency and, specifically, the allegations that his campaign colluded with Russia to tip the 2016 election in his ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:46:00 GMT



21 Top Books For Learning Adobe Photoshop

However, if you're new to photo editing, you may look at Photoshop's interface and wonder: 'how the hell do I use this' (don't worry; we've all been there!) and this is where a good tutorial based book can be a big help. To kick-start your Photoshop ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:07:00 GMT



Gifts to children from Nar on occasion of World Book Day (PHOTO)

On April 23, 2018, on the occasion of the World Book Day, Nar has presented 100 books to one of the boarding schools in Baku. This initiative was organized in order to motivate children to read books, support them in establishing the habit of reading and ...

Published:  Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:20:00 GMT



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