Best photo book: reviews of the top self-publishing options for photographers
Best photo book review: 02 Bob Books
28x21cm, 28pp £36.99, $58
Bob Books is another fairly big name in the self-publishing world. You’ll find plenty of appealing options for image lovers, including the ability to have pages lie flat, providing the best possible view of the photos on each page.
It also means you can print images right up to the edge of the page without losing them in the fold.
You’ll need to download a program to create the book, which is fairly quick and easy to use. There are templates, although creating your own layouts is also very easy.
The finished book is very impressive, with excellent colour reproduction and plenty of sharp detail in the photographs. Each page is nicely weighted, giving it a real quality feel.
Pros… Nice finish, lay-flat pages, accurate colours.
Cons… You have to add eight pages at a time.
WE say… The best combination of book quality and ease of use of all those on test.
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on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 12:01 am under Reviews.
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