Editors’ picks: Wedding Albums and Books

A taste of the latest in wedding albums and books

Miller’s Professional Imaging

Miller's Professional Imaging Signature BookNew this season is Miller’s Signature Book, which features a lay-flat binding and a choice of matte or pearl press paper. The books are available with a fantastic selection of covers, including faux leathers, linens, and custom image, so you can offer a premium product that endures the test of time. And it’s price-friendly for clients. Add-ons such as boutique packaging and foil stamping are available as enhancements. In typical Miller’s fashion, you’ll have a short one- to two-day turnaround with free overnight shipping. The Signature Book starts at $30. millerslab.com

H&H Color Lab

H&H Color Lab cork coverH&H Color Lab offers a new faux cork covered album with a soft, supple texture and the look of real cork. You can choose luxe photographic paper or art matte press paper in double weight. You’ll also select album size, style, cover options such as a cameo or imprinting, and page options to create an album that’s just right for your clients. A faux cork cover 10x10 album with 20 sides and double-weight luxe pages starts at $218. hhcolorlab.com


Loktah Acadian AlbumLouisiana-based Loktah creates its fine art albums from natural resources and green materials from around the world. The distinguished Acadian Album Collection features handpicked fabrics that reflect a Southern influence and an ageless style. The album cover can be made with or without a flap, and the Acadian album is available in flush mount, flush press, and press book formats. The Acadian starts at $67. loktah.com


Queensberry DuoWith its roots in the bookbinding craft and more than 40 years in the business, Queensberry offers a unique blend of old and new. Its beautiful Duo album includes both modern edge-to-edge flush-print pages and traditional matted print pages. An online workflow tool offers extra features, including free album design. You’ll find this type of craftsmanship from few other makers. A 10-page, 10x10-inch Duo album in page-mount or overlay style starts at $486 including design and shipping. queensberry.com

Redtree Albums

Redtree AlbumsRedTree hand-makes its albums and offers leather, fabric, and photo covers. The Luxe Leather cover delivers a timeless classic style with Italian-grade leather in a variety of colors and textures. The pages are printed on Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper finished in luster or semi-matte. Personalization for the cover such as cameo cutouts and debossing are available. A handcrafted walnut or bamboo presentation box is the finishing touch. Leather flush-mount albums start at $260. redtreealbums.com

Milk & Cream

Milk & CreamThough Milk Books creates books and albums for consumers, its Milk & Cream professional services give photographers something more to offer. Simplicity is the underlying theme to its book creation tool and elegant album styles. Cream albums are a landscape format with leather covers, and you can choose from a selection of high-end papers. Based in New Zealand, with printers in the U.S., U.K., and China, Milk & Cream will make to order and deliver your creation anywhere in the world in 21 to 30 days. Cream albums start at $248 for professional members only. milkbooks.com/professional


Finao playBookFinao’s playBook features high-quality silver-halide Fuji luster paper, giving your client true photographic prints at budget-friendly prices. You can order standalone portrait albums or a duplicate parent album for weddings, and they are also great presentation products for baby showers, anniversaries, and other milestone occasions. Finao offers nearly 100 cover options for this product, and client-ready packaging is included. A 10x10-inch playBook with 20 sides starts at $90. finaoonline.com

Joan Sherwood is senior editor of Professional Photographer.