We recommend a portrait photo book for your family history book. There are several different material combinations available:
- Hardcover is a great choice to protect your family history book particularly good. You will also have the option of using a high-quality premium paper.
- Photo books with premium linen cover are well-known for a very good durability thanks to their screw binding.
- Elegant and best suited to the occasion is the brown or black faux leather, which is the perfect choice for older photographs in black-and-white or sepia.
Before you start designing a photo book on your family history, first make sure to have collected all the necessary data and photographs of your living and deceased relatives. Here are some tips for preparing the data for a photo book:
- Dedicate a separate page to each person or a double page to couples. For each person, the page should also contain a photograph and some information such as birthday, date of death, profession, family relations or children.
- If you have chosen a layflat binding, you can arrange larger family photos or your family tree over a double page without having to accept image losses at the page fold in the middle.
- Place a handsome frame around the photographs using the professionally created illustrations in the Pixum Photo World software. Here, you will also find delicate vintage frames that put your ancestors in the right picture.
- When scanning photographs that you do not yet have digitally, make sure the scanner has a high resolution so that the digital copies can later be printed with a proper clarity. Don't worry about the space requirements - take advantage of 1 GB free storage space at Pixum to keep your images online.
How to make a Pixum Photo Product
Unlock your creativity with Pixum!
Design your own calendar for you and your family - with your favourite photos, flexible starting month and a great variety of sizes.
Enjoy award-winning quality with a wide range of sizes - design Photo Books in vibrant colours and premium materials!
Discover our best selling greeting cards and designs for any occasion - with a large variety of sizes and papers!
Order your Photo Prints online - the best quality for your best memories with a 100-year colour guarantee!
Cooking is your passion? Then it's time to capture your best recipes in your own cookbook - quickly and easily with our design tips!
Design your photos on our premium grade Canvas Prints - in lots of sizes and formats, with brilliant colours and high UV resistance!
Why subscribe to our newsletter?