Is There A Book In You? Blurb Thinks So

The folks over at Blurb, who make it super easy for you to create a high quality photo book, complete with dust jackets and end flap info, have gone deeper into the realm.
Along with the creative support they give you on the site , they have started an offshoot called Photography.Book.Now which is a bit more of a purist look at the art of the photography book. Made by you.

You know why we already dig this company; they have a passion for the visual book and are dedicated to to giving you the tools, at all levels, to create your magnum opus.
And we love our books.

If you’ve ever thought about selling your book to the public, you have to check these folks out. You get the software AND the selling service to go end-to-end with your creative vision. In other words, they help you create, publish and sell your book. How cool is that?
And if you’re just considering making a book to pitch with, or want to see if your vision truly translates, this is the company to use.

OK, back to Photography.Book.Now. A simple idea, brilliantly executed. You created it, they give awards for it. And discuss how to do it better, if you like.
They just had their first awards show.
Here is the grand prize winner, In The Garden by Beth Dow
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Click on the cover for a preview.

Plus the organization also wants to help you by having symposiums, where you meet with publishers, photographers and designers to guide you on the way to making a successful book.
Getting those photos off of your computer and onto someone else coffee table is not a bad thing.

So when you need to move up from the iPhoto books, you have to give this a shot. Maybe it’s your project for the fall.
I know it’s mine.

Hmmm…holiday gifts?

If you’d like to attend the awards ceremony here are the details:
Friday Sept. 19th.
Bimbos 365 Club
1025 Columbus Avenue (at Chestnut Street)
San Francisco, CA 94133
415.474.0365

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  • Photoshopworld
  • August 10-13, 2015
  • Mandalay Bay Hotel
  • Las Vegas, NV
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Current Exhibitions

  • Clampart
  • Boston to New York
  • Opening April 4th, 2015
  • 531 W 25th St
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Getty Center
  • Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography
  • May 14 – June 20, 2015, 2015
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • MNevet Yitzhak – WarCraft
  • May 14th-July 10th, 2015
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Frédéric Brenner: An Archaeology of Fear and Desire
  • May 7th – July 3rd 2015
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • BERT STERN: FROM THE ARCHIVES OF BERT STERN
  • Through June 20th, 2015
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Art on Camera: Photographs by Shunk-Kender, 1960–1971
  • May 17th – Oct. 4th, 2015
  • 11 West 53rd Street
  • NYC,NY
  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Captain Linnaeus Tripe
    Photographer of India and Burma, 1852–1860
  • Through May 25th, 2015
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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