Unfold The Beauty of Layflat Photo Books

There are many options out there for printing and presenting your images. In this article, we look at the multitude of benefits of creating a Layflat Photo Book and shed light on why they are fast becoming a favorite amongst professional photographers looking for a budget-minded alternative to Flush Mount Albums.

The majority of photographs in the modern day are shared digitally on social media to reach wide audiences, and we see so many of these images shared every day.  Despite the huge drive of digital, photographers do regularly have a need to work with printed photographs in a wide variety of genres. When photographs are printed, this is often a conscious choice due to these images being special in some way, perhaps to assist your client in commemorating the birth of a new family member, to document a couple on their wedding day, or for a family yearbook.

Photo prints take up space, and we can't display them all. That is where modern photo albums known as photo books shine in terms of print management, as they exist not only to contain and show images but also as a method to organize images to be viewed in a specific way. The primary benefit of these books lies in their ability to present images seamlessly across two pages, with a virtually invisible gutter in the center. Gone are the days of printing one image per page, as this design allows for panoramic spreads and multi-image layouts that cross over the center of the spread. Layflat Photo Books are a great option for a wide range of photographic options, whether it be a wedding album, family yearbook, or even a photography portfolio.  

Introducing Zno's Layflat Photo Books: A Masterpiece in the Making

When designing photo books for clients, the Zno's layflat style books meets a multitude of requirements. These books are lightweight, and true to their name, once opened, they lay flat for a hands-free viewing experience. Layflats are similar to premium flush mount albums. However, they are a lighter product while still maintaining quality construction.

As a longtime customer of this lab, the Layflat Photo Book offers the professional quality that I have come to expect from Zno’s products. Your Layflat pages are professionally printed using the traditional silver halide print process onto lustre paper for rich colors and fine detail.

Variety of Album Sizes and Print Covers

Zno's Layflat Photo Books offer a range of sizes and print cover textures to choose from. These sizes ensure that your photo book can be tailored to your preferences, from the compact 6x6 to the grand 14x11.

As for print cover textures, you can select from options like no texture, linen, silk, matte, and pebble, adding that perfect tactile element to your book. With a wide range of cover options to choose from, you can tailor your Layflat Photo Book to match the style of content inside.

Zno’s Cover Options Include:

  • Paper Cover: A simple and clean look.
  • Hard Cover: For added durability and a polished appearance.
  • Linen Cover: Offering a natural and textured aesthetic.
  • Suede and Velvet Cover: For a soft, luxurious touch.
  • Leatherette Cover: A leather-like texture for a classic look.
  • Genuine Leather Cover: Unparalleled elegance and sophistication.
  • Photo Cover: Showcase your favorite image on the cover.
  • Silk Cover: Smooth and refined for a contemporary feel.
  • Design Collection: A range of curated designs for a unique touch.

Customization Down to the Details

When it comes to creating a Layflat Photo Book that's truly yours, every detail matters. Zno gives you the opportunity to customize your book in various ways, including:

  • Pages: You can choose between 20 and 100 pages, depending on the size of your book and the number of memories you want to include.
  • Page Thickness: The pages have a thickness of 0.8mm, giving your book a substantial and luxurious feel.
  • Foil and Debossing: Add a touch of luxury with foil and debossing options, including gold, matte gold, rose gold, copper, silver, white, black, and clear.
  • Studio Logo Debossing: If you're a professional photographer, you can also include your studio logo with the same debossing options.
  • UV Print: For that extra touch of customization, Zno offers UV printing to make your book truly unique.
  • Laser Engraving: Add a sophisticated and personalized touch with laser engraving.
  • Cameo Window: Choose from 12 different styles to add an elegant window cutout to your cover.
  • Linings: Customize your book's interior with options like cotton paper, translucent, and linen linings.

This wide range of cover styles caters for any end use for your album for photographers seeking to print their portfolio or put their name or company logo on the front cover. Why not create a book for each area of photography that you cover, and keep them in your studio as coffee table books in a stack that is inviting for visitors and potential clients to flip through?

Effortless Ordering with Zno Designer™

One of the major benefits of Zno's Layflat Photo Books is the ability to create a seamless visual narrative, and this is made much easier within the workflow of the Zno Designer ™, a cloud-based album design software tool. You can even upload images to Zno Designer right from their online photo gallery, called Zno Gallery.

Short Turnaround Times

The excitement of holding your customized Layflat Photo Book should not be dampened by long waiting periods. Zno understands the value of time and offers two shipping options:

  • Standard Shipping: With an 8-12 business day turnaround time, this option is ideal for those who can afford to wait a little longer for their masterpiece.
  • Priority Shipping: For those eagerly anticipating their photo book, Zno offers a quicker option with a 5-7 business day turnaround.

The range of possibilities offered by Layflat Photo Books is virtually limitless, catering to the diverse needs and aspirations of photographers, ensuring that their work is not only preserved but also elegantly displayed to meet the needs of their clients.

Kim Simpson's picture

Kim Simpson is a photographer based in the West of Scotland. Her photographic practice is an exploration of the human experience, with a particular emphasis on themes of identity and belonging.

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20.00 a month ? not competitive