This post explores scientific research on the benefits of photo book prints to a child’s sense of belonging, identity and self-esteem. We also learn about the field of phototherapy and share stories on how photo books have a positive impact on our customer’s kids.
Do you suffer from wanderlust? The desire for the freedom and adventure of travel? If so, this blog post is for you! We interview Kiwi professional photographer Katherine Williams about the leap of faith that took her and her daughters on a year long global odyssey.
Categories: Children, Design, Family, Holiday, Mum, Photo Book, Photobook, Photography enthusiast, Travel, Uncategorized • Tags: holiday album, photo memories, professional photographer, Travel, travel photos, wanderlust
Family photographer, Bec Stewart is the ultimate ‘happy snapper’ having captured thousands of photos for her clients, and of her own children. In our latest blog post she shares her secrets on how to nail ‘joyful’ family photos.
Categories: Children, Christmas, Colour, Dad, Family, Gift, Love, Mum, Photo Book, Photo book box, Photobook, Uncategorized • Tags: Christmas gift, family photos, family portraits, happy photos, the art of joy
Photos are meant to be shared and enjoyed, not stay hidden on computers, disks and clouds so do yourself a favour and print you best shots from the last 12 months in a photo book annual. Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to make a family annual in less than an hour …
Categories: #mummyselfie, Baby, Book Design, Children, Christmas, Dad, Design, Family, Family History, Gift, Holiday, Mum, Photo Book, Photo book box, Photobook, Uncategorized • Tags: Christmas gift, Family annual, family photo book, family photos, keepsake
It’s hard to find children’s bedtime stories that feature kids with two mums or two dads but with our software and print service you can create a rainbow family storybook, or any kind of personalised book, with your own photos, images and words.
Categories: Baby, Book Design, Children, Dad, Design, Family, Gift, Love, Photo Book, Photobook, Software, Storybook, Uncategorized • Tags: ABC Book, Baby Book, creative writing, Rainbow family, storybook
Mums are the protectors of family memories but rarely do they get in front of the camera! In this post we speak to Niki Boon, who takes photos of her free spirited children’s existence in Marlborough, NZ. We ask about her inspiration and entice her to take some precious family portraits – for the kid’s sake.
Categories: #mummyselfie, Children, Family, Gift, Love, Mother's Day, Mum, Photo Book, Photobook, Uncategorized • Tags: Brothers, family album, family photos, Marlborough, Mother's Day, New Zealand, Photo-book, Photobook, Sisters
Do you remember your parents proudly collecting and gluing your finger paintings, drawings, craft creations and records of achievement into a big scrapbook? This blog post steps you through the process of converting a towering stack of mini-Picasso’s artwork into an annual artbook keepsake.
Categories: Book Design, Children, Christmas, Colour, Design, Family, Family History, Gift, Holiday, Photo Book, Photo book box, Photo management, Photobook, Scanning photos, Software, Uncategorized • Tags: artbook, artwork, children, Christmas gift, craft, drawings, kids, kindergarten, paintings, preschool, present, primary school, scrapbook, Yearbook
If you find yourself with some free time during the holidays you might like to invest in one of these photo projects that offer long term benefits for you and your family – start your family history research, organise your digital photos, create a 2017 photo yearbook or archive kid’s artwork in an annual art book.
Categories: Book Design, Children, Christmas, Design, Family, Family History, Gift, History, Holiday, Photo Book, Photobook, Scanning photos, scrapbook, Storybook, Uncategorized • Tags: artwork, Yearbook
We’re continually amazed by the creativity of our customers and you’ll see why in this blog post that’s all about storytelling. There’s an hilarious book about Sophie the sook, a tale of two toddlers, drawings for dad, nursery rhymes for Zahlia, and a stunning high school creative writing project. Each book has a distinct purpose – to teach, to entertain, to show love for another, and in the case of Sophie’s book, it was possibly a coping mechanism! […]
Categories: Book of the Month, Children, Christmas, Colour, Design, Disney, Family, Gift, Photo Book, Photobook, Special, Storybook, Uncategorized • Tags: artist book, creative writing, Embellishment, family, Landscape photography, Momento Photo Books, personalised, photo albums, Photo-book, Scan, storybook
I have a hero. He’s not your run of the mill Superman type of hero, but he is a super man because he’s been there for me every single day, watching out for me since the day I was born. You guessed it, my hero is my Dad. Each year Father’s Day rolls around and I see so many wonderful dad inspired books and cards come through our production facility at Momento celebrating a Dad’s first Father’s Day to a […]
Categories: Baby, Card, Children, Dad, Design, Software, Tips • Tags: baby, Black-and-white, Book, Design, Embellishment, family, Family History, Family tree, Momento, Momento Photo Books, Old Times, photo album, Photo Books, Photobooks, Photography, Stationery, Techniques and Styles, Tips