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Preserving a creative project in a photo book

Respected photographer Greg Sullavan explains his journey from photography enthusiast to photography educator to photo book creator. He offers tips on preparing files and using Momento Pro’s software to preserve his Norfolk Island series in a photo book.

Greg Sullavan and his fellow photography mentors, Jay Collier and Scott Stramyk, are the Photographers Collective. Libby and Geoff from Momento Pro have teamed up with the trio to host a workshop on Norfolk Island later this year and we’d love you to join them. Get a sneak peek of what to expect below, and read on to learn about Greg’s journey from photography enthusiast to photography educator to photo book creator. He also shares his experience of preserving a personal photographic project in a photo book.

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How to create a photographic legacy

This post is for dedicated photographers who’ve taken thousands of photos over the last few years or decades. Australian wildlife photographer, Darran Leal explains how he created the ultimate photo book that celebrates his photography career.

Darran Leal is a wild life and wild places photographer who runs the second oldest photo tour company in the world. Recently we printed his ‘photographic legacy’ book titled Wild Visions, so we’ve asked him to provide some guidelines for anyone else wanting to create a portfolio or photo book of your images that span years and possibly decades.

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‘Permission to Belong’ by Tammy Law

Tammy Law’s artist book, ‘Permission To Belong,’ is the winner of the 2018 Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award People’s Choice prize. The book received 57 of the 268 votes submitted by visitors to the exhibition over the last eight months. Its creation involved years of research with the Koren community, input from local and international mentors, and each of the 95 copies takes a painstaking six hours to print and bind. Congrats Tammy!

Brisbane-based artist Tammy Law has won the 2018 Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award – People’s Choice prize of $500 cash and $1,500 Momento Pro print credit. Her book, Permission To Belong, attracted 57 of the 268 People’s Choice votes collected over the last eight months as the Award exhibition travelled through Australia and New Zealand. This recognition is in addition to the book’s shortlisting in the 2018 Singapore International Photo Festival, and selection for exhibition at Photo Bangkok 2018, and in  Photobook As Object during Photobook New Zealand in March 2018.

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Premium print promotions: Lumina Collective

The Australian ‘Lumina Collective’ created a series of saddle-stitched portfolios to distribute their images to agencies, editors, galleries and fans. Here they share the story of their collaboration and creation of photo book publications.

 

 

There should be no surprise that we at Momento Pro believe photographers can elevate their work in print. This philosophy inspired us to introduce a softcover book range that includes perfect bound books and saddle-stitched booklets. They are more affordable and lightweight format making them ideal for self publishing, exhibition catalogues, client guides, and leave-behind portfolios.

A group of talented Australian female photo artists, Lumina Collective, produced a series of booklets they could send to agencies, picture editors, galleries and fans, and below they share the story of their collaboration, and creation of various publications.

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