Saturday, March 5, 2016

my newest treasures

I recently made two photo books. One is of our trip to LA last summer (long overdue!), and the other one is of our Disney cruise that happened just last month.
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^^I am obsessed with the LA book cover!^^

LA was a lot of fun and we did so much that there were lots of photos I wanted to include in the 20-page photo book. Part of the reason why LA was great was because we stayed with Luke's uncle and across the street from his house was this amazing park, so I dedicated a two-page spread to just his neighborhood.
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^^The lighthouse is inside Cerritos Library, which we could walk to from Uncle Vincent's house. We could also walk to a Walmart. Oh, and a BUBBLE TEA place.^^

As I said, I tried to cram in as many pictures as possible, but I think I overdid it with the Disneyland page. That was a special (not to mention, long) day and I can't believe I didn't use more pages for it. If I could have a do-over, I would move the Little Tokyo page and have a few larger Disneyland pictures.
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Now that I am more seasoned at making photo books, I don't always group pictures by the date that they were taken. Instead, I organize them by categories. In this spread below, it is all about the good food we ate in LA.
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For the back cover, I used a photo of me and Luke at Hollywood Blvd, because sometimes it's not all about the kids :)
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And here is a few pages from the Disney cruise photo book:
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THE biggest part of cruising is eating!!
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I love these books and it makes my mama heart very happy to see my photo book collection growing bit by bit!

5 comments:

  1. I like that idea.. all the things we ate is a great category.

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  2. Nice! I love photo books too. I just did one for our trip to Disney World last year. They're such great momentos!
    Wow, Luke's uncle's house is at a great location. I wish we have more friendly places within walking distance that's safe around here.

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  3. Your books are way cool and very special!

    Of course your photo subjects (family) being so photogenic helps you take wonderful photos!

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  4. I just love photobooks too!!! They are such a great collection of photos instead of single photos in an album. I also try to stay within the 20-page limit so I don't have to pay extra LOL.

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