Album Services for Photographers

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Serving professional photographers in minnesota and surrounding states

Do you love sitting in front of a computer as much as you love being behind a camera? If you're here, the answer is probably "no." Do you have a backlog of albums to lay out or a daunting wedding season to tackle? Underwhelmed by the "full service" album tools that do everything but what you want?

I'm here to help! Since 2007, I've been neck-deep in print layout design and production, including magazines, annual reports, banners, billboards and...you guessed it...wedding and portrait albums. Retouching, compositing and fine art editing have been in my toolbox almost as long. Take advantage of my well-rounded experience and the fact that I LOVE sitting at a computer.

Nervous about giving your work over to "someone else?" I get it. Album design is not sliders and number. It's the story you've told through your lens put to ink and paper. It's a great privilege to be trusted with that control, so I strive to build professional and confidence-building relationships with my photographer clients.

That's why I promise you will be thrilled with my work, or your money back, on your first album. 

I offer a range of services from simple, clean layouts to fully-custom, eye-popping designs. All prices include:

  • a style and workflow consultation
  • cover design with or without text
  • two rounds of edits and native files in Photoshop and InDesign

Layouts

  • Clean Cut – $6/spread
    Timeless and classy. Clean, simple layouts on a solid background.
  • Dressed Up – $10/spread
    Traditional to trendy. Includes gradients, background extensions, photo backgrounds and limited non-photo graphics.
  • Radiant – $20/spread
    Album as art. Includes Dressed Up features plus limited retouching, complex layouts and styling (HDR toning, textures, graphic overlays).

Ad ons: 

  • Image selection: $50/album
  • Basic retouching (face retouching & relighting, simple element removal): $5/image
  • Full retouching (complex composites, reshaping, recoloring, etc.): $75/hour
  • Additional rounds of changes: $50/round

Book Club

Earn credit toward future album designs when you order ten or more album layouts in a 12-month period.

10:12 (10 albums in 12 months)

  • $50 credit toward your next album design

20:12 (20 albums in 12 months)

  • $75 credit toward your next album design

30:12 (30 ALBUMS IN 12 MONTHS)

  • $100 credit toward your next album design

Album Workflow Coaching

Is album workflow literally keeping you up at night? Even if you outsource your layout, inefficient workflow and client input practices can drag you down. Let me help! Nearly ten years of marketing agency experience means I've seen just about every success and disaster in client and print production management. Coaching sessions include a pre-meeting questionnaire, review of your current workflow tools and habits, in-person advice and written recommendations in a follow-up email.

Overview – $50

  • Pre-meeting questionnaire
  • 30-minute phone meeting
  • Email of recap & recommendations

In-depth – $150

  • Pre-meeting questionnaire
  • 1-hour in-person meeting
  • Email of recap & recommendations
  • 30-minute follow-up phone call up to six months after in-person meeting