Photo books

Lulu photo books are great for two types of people:
1. Professional photographers.
2. Everyone else with a camera.

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I’ll go through a case study of sorts with both types. Firstly, take “Bloke.” He’s a professional photographer in England who’s become a friend of mine. Check out this photo of a little girl at a wedding… Bloke wonders, “do you think she knows it’s a lemon?” I could gush for paragraphs about how much I love this shot. But I’ll let you do your own gushing. The point is, Bloke is a brilliant photographer – and he’s a fan of Lulu photo books. They work for him because they look like “real published ‘coffee table’ books, not chunky heavy albums with bits that fall out when you pick them up”. Great for clients, too.

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Second example: the point-and-shooter (like me). I took this shot in Cape Haitian, Haiti in June 2007. The sign is in Haitian Creole, and reads “Protect the environment- it guarantees life”.  This picture sums up my experience in Haiti pretty nicely- bright colors, joy, hope, and a smidgen of desolation. By no means is it professional grade. The lighting is all wrong, I’m sure my angles are laughable, etcetera (pros don’t hate on me too hard!). But that’s not what matters- it’s a memory. I love this shot for its nostalgic value, not artistic brilliance. I’m putting it into a photo book for the sole sake of remembering. The only person who’d appreciate the photo book as much is my dad- and that’s completely fine.

So – are you a professional (a la Bloke) or a point-and-shooter like me? Maybe a little of both? Either way- check out Lulu photo books and Bloke’s photography website for some eye candy.

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18 Comments

  1. Photo books looks fine..will try it out later

  2. wow cool, I like it.. same here a point and shooter like you..

  3. great I love photos, I try it later..

  4. Very Good shot and photo, I’m looking for that.
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  5. Collecting a photos is my hobby.. I like this post..I’ll try it..thanks..

  6. Great, for sure my kids will love it..they love photos..thanks for the post..

  7. wow great, I like them both, I’ll it..

  8. Great!

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  10. This Book of Photo is really helpful for photographers.Recommended!
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  11. I like these idea Photo books. i try it later i think it was fun to do.But shop for books also fun.

  12. kara

    A few weeks ago I was given the task of photographing a few barricades. It’s too bad I did not have the LuLu photobook with me at the time because it taught me alot even through the first 4 pages! Definitely recommended

  13. Wow that is amazing

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    I love this shot for its nostalgic value, not artistic brilliance. Check out the best criminal attorney in town DUI Lawyer San Mateo

  15. It’s exhausting to seek out educated people on this topic, but you sound like you realize what you’re talking about! Thanks

  16. Cool article, nice read. I’m love photography, not good enough to be a pro. So I just continue being a boring DUI Attorney in California.

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