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
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
Janet and Liana from Mum the Photographer are multi-talented women – mothers, bloggers and photographers – and they think mums should grant themselves one special present this Mother’s Day … not just a photo of their children but a photo of them with their children. Too often, we self-consciously remove ourselves from a photo opportunity so that our “imperfections” aren’t captured. But in a few years when you and your children look back on the photographic memories you’ve created it […]
Categories: Baby, Children, Family, Gift, Love, Mum, Photo Book, Photobook, Tips • Tags: Australia, Book, Design, family, Momento, Momento Photo Books, Mother's Day, Mum the Photographer, photo album, Photo Books, Photo-book, Photograph, Photograph album, Photography, Techniques and Styles, Tips
Easter is a time to enjoy delicious home cooked feasts, Easter egg hunts, hot cross buns, fun craft ideas and to simply spend time together as a family. It is also a time where many people and children easily overindulge, especially when the focus is on chocolate. Whether you go away on holidays or stay at home it is important to remember that eating, enjoying and sharing good food (yes, even chocolate) with friends during the Easter break is part […]
Categories: Children, Design, Easter, Family, Mum, Tips • Tags: Australia, cooking, Design, Easter, Easter bunny, Easter eggs, Embellishment, Embellishments, family, food, kids, Landscape photography, Momento, Momento Photo Books, One Handed Cooks, Photo Books, Recipe Books, Techniques and Styles, Tips
If you’re as lucky as I am to have a whole hoard of relatives, then you may also feel a sense of relief when you find a one-stop-shop for Christmas. Momento can be just that, with our customisable photo books, Notables, Diaries and Calendars, and our software that lets you design a stocking load of photo stationery gifts in no time at all. Notables Looking for an affordable Christmas gift that requires minimum effort for maximum effect? With Momento’s software […]
Categories: Baby, Children, Christmas, Design, Family, Gift, History, Love, Mum, Photo Book, Photobook, Software, Special, Tips, Travel • Tags: Australia, Calendar, Christmas, Design, Diary, Embellishment, Embellishment Packages, Embellishments, family, Landscape photography, memento, Momento, personalised, photo album, Photo-book, Photograph, Photograph album, Photography, Stationery, Sydney, Techniques and Styles, Tips, Travel, Wall calendar
When it comes to my Momento photo albums, I just can’t resist the urge to decorate! In addition to my own photos I regularly use the free Momento embellishments to enhance my designs. These embellishments include hundreds of designer backgrounds, frames, borders, letters and pictures. Text And Fonts One of the simplest ways to embellish your designs is with text. Choosing the right font to complement your book is easy as the Momento software has 20 great fonts installed, including […]
Categories: Baby, Card, Children, Design, Family, Gift, History, Love, Mum, Photo Book, Photobook, Software, Special, Tips, Travel • Tags: Anniversary, background, birthday, Colour, Comic Book, congratulations, Embellishment, Embellishment Packages, farewell, Font, frame, Ginger Meggs, Greece, Momento, Old Times, Size, Text And Fonts, Travel, wedding, wedding album
My mother is a glorious creature. She’s an endless source of love and support. She marvels at even my smallest achievements, encourages me, and dusts me off when things get a little rocky. She sees even my tiniest successes as one for her too. I’m not a Mum but I would love to be one day, and the only way I can even start to comprehend what mine has done to get me this far is to look through the […]