ALBUM & PHOTOBOOK DESIGN
For over 15 years, I've been designing bespoke album layouts for professional photographers, with an emphasis on maintaining a strong visual narrative of the event. I have a simple design philosophy to create clean layouts with a timeless feel, to display each photographer’s interpretation of an event at their best.
PREPARING YOUR ORDER..
Album design begins long before the actual layout process. A mish-mash of colourised treatments will never sit harmoniously on one spread. During your editing process, aim for consistent style for images which may potentially appear together on a spread to prevent visually jarring layouts.
For a clean design which will not date, I recommend allowing an average of 2 images per single page, however I suggest supplying a slightly larger selection for me to work with. Obviously certain events of the day will lend themselves to spread of more images, but I prefer to keep these to a minimum. If you have key images which must be included, indicate this by placing them in a separate folder.
THE GEEKY BITS...
I design using Adobe InDesign. Layouts can be returned to you as either InDesign files or print-ready JPG/TIFF/PDF files.
You'll also need to send me the required technical details: album manufacturer, style, dimensions, cover style and page quantity. If you're a professional photographer and you'd like to discuss album and book design services, please contact me for a chat!