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Strawberry Arizona Wedding Album Design for Marquette LaRee

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The story behind today's featured album is very touching. I'm going to let Arizona-based wedding photographer Marquette LaRee tell it in her own words:  
 
"This couple and wedding will always hold a special spot in my heart. The week of Austin and Tatum's engagement session was the week I went to be with my 55 year old mom in the ICU in New Mexico. My Dad needed to be able to go back to work, and we didn't want her there alone as they tried to figure out what was going on. The plan was for me to be there Monday-Wednesday with her and then go back home to do Austin and Tatum's engagement photos. Wednesday the doctors were finally able to figure out what was going on and the news was grim; they asked for a family meeting the next day. I immediately got in touch with Austin and Tatum to let them know what was going on. They were so gracious and understanding, and encouraged me to be there with my family. There was no hesitation, no "but you owe us!", no hassle from them as we cancelled their engagement session (knowing we likely wouldn't be able to reschedule it with how quickly their wedding was coming up afterwards).  
 
In the end the exact time that we'd originally set up to meet for their engagement session ended up being the exact time we got the call to head to the hospital for a final visit with mom. I wouldn't have been able to make it had I not already been in New Mexico. Because of their grace and kindness, I could be there with my family and my mom and not worry about how to fix any business drama.  
 
Their wedding was the first wedding on my schedule after my mom's death. It made me hyper-aware of family interactions and special moments. I got one of my favorite mother-daughter shots I've taken, and while it made me tear up I felt so grateful that I could be there to capture that moment for them and to know how much of a treasure that photo will be through the years. The wedding planner, Stasha Barlow, was incredible. She took such amazing care of the couple and their families, showed incredible grace, patience, and kindness when another vendor was incredibly late due to staffing shortages from Covid and tourist clogged forest roads, and she kept checking on me making sure I was doing ok (as she knew of my mother's passing). My second shooter lost her mother too young the year before to a fast and aggressive cancer, so she was also hyper aware of family moments and was ready to step in and take charge if I needed a moment to collect my wits (thankfully I didn't, but she was ready and willing and I'm so grateful). So it was a hard wedding, but an incredibly beautiful one not just visually but for the love, grace, and kindness that was shown in so many ways to so many people." 
 
Marquette loved how this wedding turned out so much that she decided to have us design and print a sample album using the images from it so she could show it off to potential clients. It is SO SMART to create sample albums from your best work! In fact, we believe it's the number one key to selling albums!  
 
This Align Legacy Book is a 10x10 album with thick pages bound in our striking Auburn leather. It includes 10 spreads and has rose gold foil debossing in our Cardo font on the cover. Marquette was so kind to take these images of the finished printed album and send them to us! Gorgeous!



Here are a few of our favorite spreads from this beautiful design:







Click through the slideshow to see the design in full: 
 
 
 
Thank you, Marquette, for allowing us to work with your beautiful images and create this sample album for you!
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Design by: Kari (View More) // Design style: Classic (View More)
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Downtown Louisville Wedding album design for Katie Gallagher Photography

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Not only did we have the pleasure of designing today's featured album, but we printed it as well! Pictured here is a 10x10 Align Legacy Book covered in our Eight Ball leather with thin pages. Kentucky-based wedding photographer Katie Gallagher took these amazing images of the finished album and was so kind to share them with us!  
 
A couple items of note regarding this album: 
 
Katie did such an amazing job capturing this couple's downtown Louisville wedding! We adore how this album turned out and are so excited to share it with you today! Here are a few of our favorite spreads: 
 
 








To see the design in full, click through the slideshow: 
 
 
 
Thank you Katie for allowing us to work with your beautiful images!
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Design by: Kari (View More) // Design style: Classic (View More) // Blog post written by: Melissa Jill
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Chic Cedar Rapids Wedding album design for W Photography

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We not only got to design today's beautiful featured album, we also printed it! This is an Align Legacy Book with a Tweed leather cover featuring a cameo photo and blind debossing with Allura font. So pretty huh!? Our Tweed leather is one of three of our distressed leathers. These leathers can show scuffs, vary in tone, and give off a "weathered" patina. 
 
Morgan Wiggins of W Photography is a talented wedding and elopement photographer based out of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We have had the opportunity to design a handful of albums for her clients over the past two years and we are so impressed with her and her work!  
 
This particular design was finished in about 2 weeks from the time she ordered it until it was approved -- and in the midst of our busy Christmas season! We love being able to help clients turn their albums around quickly! 
 
Morgan was so kind to send us some images of the printed album. We are so excited to share it with you today! Here are some images along with some of our favorite spreads from this stunning design:








Click through the slideshow to see the design in full: 
 
 
 
Thank you, Morgan, for allowing us to work with your beautiful images!
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Design by: Kari (View More) // Design style: Classic (View More) // Blog post written by: Melissa Jill
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Align Legacy Book Sample Album for Anna Lowe Photo

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You guys!!! This sample album that we created for Maryland based wedding photographer Anna Lowe is TO DIE FOR!! It is SO GOOD! Not only did we design this album, but we also printed it! It is an 8x8 Align Legacy Book covered in our Parchment Linen.  
 
And get this -- after Anna shared this sample album on her Instagram stories, the client feature in it got in touch and asked to order one for themselves!! Wow! That is such a testimony to the power of a sample album! Having a stunning sample is the #1 key to selling albums! And Anna was SO SMART to share this beauty all over her social media accounts! When you share your passion for albums and show them off, clients see them and want one for themselves! Selling albums is really that simple -- share your passion for them, and show them off! 
 
Anna even included this beautiful sample album in her brand video -- check it out:  
 
 
 
Anna was so kind to shoot some photos of this album and share them with us. Check them out along with some of our favorite spreads from the design:









SO incredible, huh!? To see the design in full, click through the slideshow: 
 
 
 
Thank you, Anna, for allowing us to work with your beautiful images!
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Design by: Andrea (View More) // Design style: Classic (View More) // Blog post written by: Melissa Jill
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Stunning Garden Wedding album design for Corinna Rose Photography

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This week's featured album is just TOO PRETTY FOR WORDS!! We design albums that are printed by hundreds of other album printing companies, but today's album is extra-special because we both DESIGNED and PRINTED the finished album!  
 
Corinna Rose is an extraordinarily talented photographer based out of California -- her work always has us swooning. You just have to look through this entire album design to see how beautiful it is! We are so grateful to her for styling and taking these images of the finished 10x10 Align Legacy Book album in our Parchment Linen with gold foil debossing in Adelicia font. SO pretty!!

And here are a few of our favorite spreads from this album design:






To see the design in full, click through the slideshow: 
 
 
 
Thank you, Corinna, for allowing us to work with your beautiful images!
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Design by: Sarah (View More) // Design style: Classic (View More) // Blog post written by: Melissa Jill
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