General Products now offers the Tempus Gallery Albums, hardcover, coffee table-style albums, in silks, fabrics, leathers, and colorful book-cloth materials. The Tempus Gallery Albums can hold 20 to 60 prints and come in a range of sizes. Optional cover insets let you customize the albums further. The General Products Album Design Center offers design, printing, and binding services for the busy photographer. The company also offers its Replicas, sharply discounted copies of the original album in the same size or smaller—great for add-on sales.
Graphic Image offers a variety of albums that are ideal for use as proof albums. The company uses a range of exotic materials in the creation of their albums and frames, including snakeskin, crocodile, goatskin, and other leathers. Many of the items can be personalized, and the range of colors are ideal for wedding, baby, seniors, or any other photography you do. Graphic Image’s albums and frames let you offer discriminating customers an exquisite product to display their images.
In addition to the Wedding book that GraphiStudio offers, the company also offers its Parent books and Pocket books. The parent book is an 8x12 hard cover copy with paper jacket and Pocket books are ideal for brides to give as gifts.
Ideal Binder Company
Ideal Binder Company offers a range of slip-in, as well as flush-bound library-style albums in a range of genuine leather and leatherette colors, in addition to its line of proof albums.
Jorgensen Albums offers a range of albums to fit any style, including bound books and slip-ins, as well as the company’s Classic Folios. The company’s Jorgensen Album Designer (JAD) software lets you design an album digitally. Image placement, cover design, custom mat design, and album type are all chosen using the interactive interface.
La-vie Album offers the busy photographer an album design service, completed by professional designers, using high-quality, acid-free materials. The company also offers exquisite leather folders to protect the albums.
Leather Craftsmen albums set the standard for the discriminating client. The company’s bookbinders can create custom cover treatments. Available options include split tone (two tone leathers or suede), photo insets, and photo outsets. Leather Craftsmen’s line includes fine-art and coffee table-style albums and clones, ideal for wedding, senior, baby, or other collections of images you want to showcase.
Lineco offers its d:book, a do-it-yourself, presentation-quality book and album system. Create your own inkjet printed albums using Lineco’s PopArt printable album pages, which come in four sizes, and house them in the company’s d:book album covers. The covers come in eight colors of book cloth and three leathers.
Picto Books offers a range of distinctive albums with modern styling. Your clients can choose from an array of leathers, silk, and metallic covers. All Picto Books come with a velvety slip-in cover to protect the albums. A great add-on are the Picto Mini Books, 3.5 x 3.5 albums—which are identical to the main album—and make priceless gifts for family or the bridal party.
The Premira Digital albums let you create high-quality presentations, with the allure of a library-bound album, and the ease of a slip-in book. Premira’s patented Slip-Lock page system makes it easy for you to insert pages, because you mount the photographs into the page and then insert the pages into the album, in any order you wish.
Renaissance by albumx Corp.
Rennaisance By AlbumX Corp. recently introduced its Amalfi albums. These albums are ideal for showcasing baby, children, or family photographs. They come in a range of pastel colors and black. The albums have three methods for assembly.
Taprell Loomis offers its Superior Mount Album, featuring an all-leather cover. The albums are library-bound, and show full edge-to-edge images, no mats or overlays. These albums come in a range of sizes.
Unibind’s PhotoBook Creator is a low-cost, do-it-yourself photo-binding system that lets you make 8.5x11 albums or books in seconds. PhotoBook albums can hold up to 220 pages, and come in a variety of stylish colors and finishes, including leathers. Available with or without a window, they can be customized further with foil stamping.
White Glove, the company that brought us the original coffee-table book, now offers books made with enhanced matte paper, luster inkjet paper, and photographic paper. These new books use the same White Glove binding, and come in 16 covers and 18 sizes. Services include Signature Design, photographer designed spreads, and bindery-on-demand.