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Photobooks - Photobox, Aldi or Others Question


User_Removed 11 3.3k 4 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2012 9:38PM
I want to make a photobook. Quality doesn't have to be Blurb standards, it's a fun thing for a friend for Xmas with some snaps, cuttings, memories that mean stuff to us. A scrapbook almost, but no glue, just images, I actually plan to create each page or double page spread in Photoshop at 240ppi. Has anyone done it like that before, any advice / pitfalls?

Not sure what to go for but Photobox do A4 26 pages for about 25. Not sure what the build quality is like? Are Aldi better. Don't want to spend much more than 25

All suggestions welcome.

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23 Oct 2012 9:53PM
Albelli won the Gadget Show's test of several. Made one for a friend, very impressed with ease of use and delivery. Recommended.
Take a look at Bob Books, the paperback version is OK. Forget about the templates, make each complete page (or double page spread) in Photoshop and place it into the book. If you can use Illustrator, so much the better.
Alex.
janeez Plus
6 1.3k 8 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2012 11:31PM
Bob Books are excellent and so is Aldi (printed by Cewe now). I have used both. Bobs may have the edge as they do an excellent glossy paper but price may be a bit higher. We use Bobs as an alternative cheaper wedding album as they do a very good lay flat book.
cats_123 Plus
10 4.3k 25 Northern Ireland
24 Oct 2012 8:29AM
Just had one done by Albelli...very pleased Smile

I got 48 pages on a Soft backed landscape Medium for around 24 with postage

ps use topcashback and get up to 12.12% back GrinGrin
User_Removed 11 3.3k 4 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2012 4:15PM
Same great answers, got names to try I hadn't heard of before, good prices too, thanks appreciate it.
Im completely hooked on vistaprint they have some AMAZING deals they do photobooks....

Carol

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