(Closed) To make your own album, or go with photographers ?

posted 6 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Our photographer made ours as part of our package but I will be making a fancy one later

Post # 4
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Honey bee

@asb983:  I will probably use shutterfly. It’s fairly simple and it’s a good product. I don’t want to spend lots of money on something that I will look at only occassionally. I am also a bigger fan of digital images/albums…so I am biased 🙂

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Our photography package also comes with an album included (I’ve just been lazy to pick the photos out). But if it didn’t I think I would go with Shutterfly as well. I’ve heard pretty positive things about them.

Post # 6
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Newbee

We opted for the package where our photographer will make it. We were going to do it ourself and then I realized it would never get done because I’d never have the time to do it correctly. There’s also a big difference In quality of materials used in the photographers albus versus the ones you make online. 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Going with our photographer doing it, she does some amazing work from some sample albums she showed us. Although the only complaint is that her albums start at a $1000 with a leather bound album with 65 pics. Think it would have been better if she had included the album as part of her package. So not sure…but then I agree with PP that I won’t have time to do it myself or I wouldn’t do it right. So I may just suck up the cost and get it done by her. Cool 

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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

It will depend on what our photographer offers, but I made a little something for my SO using something called Blurb, which I believe is similar to shutterfly, and it was soooo much fun! :] I am pro-shutterfly, too, because my cousin made a beautiful baby book for their son using it. I really like how you can add text (you can do it with Blurb, too).

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