As well as my exhibition print arriving I have also now got my hands on the final copy of my book! The gloves were back on as I unwrapped the packaging (don’t want any fingerprints!) and the final book was revealed! I’m really pleased with it – it’s a lot smaller than the dummy book… Continue reading Deluge – Final Version
Yesterday morning I was woken up to the sound of the postman knocking loudly on my front door. As I was about ignore him and go back to sleep I suddenly realised that it was the due date for my book delivery from Blurb. I quickly jumped out of bed and answered the door, and as I suspected there… Continue reading Deluge – Version 1
A few weeks ago I wrote a post about the first proper draft book I had put together for my FMP. Since then, the book has changed so many times that I’ve actually lost count how many versions there have been! The cover, title and size of the book have stayed the same but the… Continue reading Final Draft Book
I have finally got round to printing off my first draft book for my FMP. I have been playing around with layouts and designs for a while now but it has really helped to print the pages off and actually see how the book might feel and look in real life. This draft is just… Continue reading Draft Book
These last few weeks have been very focused on photo books for me! There’s so much work that has to go into creating a photo book – it’s so much more than people probably realise! It’s definitely not just a case of putting some images into an online template, sending it off, then waiting for… Continue reading Books, Books and more Books!
Today I have been researching potential book designers & printers in preparation for the photo book I want to produce as part of my FMP. There are loads of options out there, many of which now offer online book design or software you can download to design the books on your own PC. Here’s a… Continue reading Book Design & Publishing
Last week Liam recommended a book to me called ‘The Shipping forecast’ by Mark Power. It was his first photo book and it shows a series of images taken in all 31 sea areas around Britain, captioned with the shipping forecast for the day each one was taken. It’s quite an interesting body of work and… Continue reading The Shipping Forecast