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.
On 2 October 2019 in Chicago, Momento Pro was awarded the ultimate industry honour by winning the 2019 Premier Print Awards James H. Mayes Jr. Memorial ‘Best of Show’ prize, from 2,240 entries across 13 countries.
Design doesn’t just happen on the pages of a photo book, it’s also apparent in the choices you make about the size, format, paper, cover material and finishes for your book. This blog post gives you questions to consider if you want to create the perfect package for your photo book.
Categories: Book Design, Design, Holiday, Libby, Photo Book, Photo book box, Photobook, Tips, Travel • Tags: Cover design, Cover materials, Finishing options, holiday photos, Lay-flat paper, Papers, Photobook options, Text embossing, Travel Photography
We’re celebrating 15 years of Momento this September 2019, and we thought we’d give you some insight into the world of our founders and their knowledge of designing a photo book.
Categories: Book Design, Design, Family, Holiday, Momento History, Photo Book, Photo book box, Photo management, Photobook, Software, Tips, Travel, Uncategorized • Tags: book layout, photo book design tips, photo book software, photobook software, The Kimberley
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
On 7 November 2018, Momento and the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers proudly donated an archival inkjet printed book to the National Library of Australia, to commemorate the ‘Reflections Project – Honouring our WWII Veterans.’
Categories: ANZAC, Bookbinding, Gift, History, Momento History, Photo Book, Photo book box, Uncategorized, War • Tags: archival book, Australian Institute of Professional Photography, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, National Library of Australia, Remembrance Day, veterans, World War Two, WW1, WW2, WWII
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
This month we’ve profiled Eugene Tan of Aquabumps who seems to have just the right balance between his busy career and being a family man. In the lead up to Father’s Day he tells us how he manages his work and play, and shares some of his family photos.
Categories: Dad, Family, Gift, Photo Book, Photobook, Uncategorized • Tags: aerial photography, Aquabumps, beach, bondi beach, Dad, family man, family photos, father's day, holiday photos, julia wheeler photography, photo album, photo gallery, Photo-book, surf photography, Sydney
2018 is the last year of the ANZAC centenary so if you have a family veteran who deserves to have their legacy immortalised in a book, read on to see how John put together a soldier’s memoir for his father Bob.
Categories: ANZAC, Book Design, Book of the Month, Christmas, Dad, Family History, History, Photo Book, Photobook, Scanning photos, scrapbook, Uncategorized, War • Tags: ANZAC, centenary, commemorate, Family History, father's day, history book, immortalise, john monash, keepsake, lest we forget, mates, monash, personal history, soldier, veteran, war memoir
Bookbinding became a popular arts practice in the mid 15th century when the printing press was invented, and Germany was home to the best craftsmen. Our binder Marty, was trained by his German father-in-law and has now been binding for 20 years.