Best photo book: reviews of the top self-publishing options for photographers
Best photo book review: 06 Loxley Colour
8x6in, 28pp £44.10, $69
Loxley Colour is well known for its high-quality printing, but you do pay for that premium finish. The Loxley book is the most expensive in our test, but also the smallest.
To create a book, you need to download software, which is exactly the same as that used by PhotoLeaf.
A number of options are available for your book, including the ability to create an image wrap cover.
The book is hardback, but it doesn’t feature lay-flat binding. The paper is matte and produces excellent colour and fine detail, as we’ve come to expect from Loxley.
If you want to something cheaper, Loxley offers the option of a softback photo book for a fraction of the price.
Pros… High quality print and finish, easy-to-use software.
Cons… Doesn’t lay flat, small but costs more than the others.
WE say… Excellent colour reproduction and a professional finish comes at a high price.
PAGE 1 – Best photo book review: Blurb
PAGE 2 – Best photo book review: Bob Books
PAGE 3 – Best photo book review: Albelli
PAGE 4 – Best photo book review: PhotoLeaf
PAGE 5 – Best photo book review: Yo Photo
PAGE 6 – Best photo book review: Loxley Colour
PAGE 7 – Five things to look for in a photo book
99 common photography problems (and how to solve them)
10 things photographers can do to stop wasting pictures
Common mistakes at every shutter speed (and the best settings to use)
Best shutter speeds for every situation (free photography cheat sheet)
on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 12:01 am under Reviews.
Tags: photo ideas, photobook, printing