When it comes to storing and showcasing the very best photographs from your personal collection, there are few things that do the job better than a bespoke individual photo book.

The two main advantages brought about by the advent of digital photography lie in the quality of the images captured and the sheer quantity of photographs which anyone with a camera can take. The quality of the cameras available mean that even those at the lower end of the price scale are capable of capturing images in pin sharp detail and with rich true colours, and the storage methods used mean that there is little if any limit to the number of pictures you can take. Prior to the onset of digital photography, images had to be captured on rolls of film which then had to be taken out of the camera to be developed. The size of the film, and the cost of developing, both placed prohibitions on the number of pictures which an individual felt able to take. Using a digital camera, on the other hand, there is virtually no limit to the number of times you can press the shutter, since all the images you capture can be stored, and then the best selected and the others discarded. This means that every precious moment of an event such as a holiday, wedding or family party can be captured and kept forever.

Once you’ve amassed a collection of many hundreds or even thousands of images, the question of how best to store them arises. The key requirements are that they should be safe, easily accessible and showcased to the very best effect. In the past, most people would have stored their images in photo albums, but these left quite a lot to be desired in terms of quality and also meant that only one copy of each book could be created. Another advance brought about by the advent of digital photography, however, is that it is now possible to turn your favourite images into photo books. Whether it’s a luxury hard back which is many pages long, or a short, cheerful collection between soft covers, it will be printed to the highest possible standard and be more than a match for the volumes available for purchase from high street book shops. Printing your own photo books in the UK is as simple as selecting the images in question and then uploading them to the right website. It may be a volume which captures the holiday of a lifetime, or details every special moment of a wedding, but whatever you choose, you can use the simple software to lay out each and every page and add text until it looks exactly how you want it to look.

The same technology can be applied to turn your images into greeting cards of a truly personal nature, something which will mean that whoever receives the card is left in no doubt just how much they mean to you.

Bespoke photo books, bound and produced to a luxurious standard, will make excellent gifts for loved ones or equally treasured personal mementoes, allowing you to leaf through your most precious memories whenever you desire. Whether you create gifts or greeting cards, you’ll be making something which blends high quality with the most personal of touches.

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Preserve your golden memories of life by upholding those precious Photo Books and Greeting Cards through Albelli.