Your Photo Album Tells Your Dog’s Story
You want to remember what he looked like, what his fur felt like under your hands, and how much he loved that slobbery, disgusting tennis ball that you threw a million times. And you need to keep those memories safely in your heart to revisit over and over again. A photo album tells the whole story of your dog’s session – allowing you to come back over & over again.
“Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose. “
“We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun. “
Why an album & not just digital files?
Art is meant to be lived with. And art is meant to make you feel.
Beyond the transitory nature of the digital (remember floppy discs or CD-ROMs?) and past the idea of social media likes, a USB drive doesn’t make you feel anything.
You don’t smile every time you walk pass that drawer of CDs that you said you were going to print, but you absolutely grin when you pass that furry face smiling up at you from the coffee table.
Flipping the pages of your album you can feel his soft furry body while you snuggled in the grass. Your hands remember how warm his fur was after an afternoon in the sunshine. This is what physical artwork can do that digital just cannot.
Don’t get me wrong, I love digital files too. I want the home screen on my phone to be my dog and I want to share her adorable photos all over social media. That’s why I include the social media digital of every printed product and why many collections include high resolution digital files. I want you to have both!
I have so many childhood memories of thumbing through family albums with my grandmother. She was the family chronical – always toting along her point and shoot camera, taking the the film to Eckerd’s to be printing, painstakingly noting on the back of each image the year and who was photographed, and finally carefully sliding those prints behind plastic film in an album.
I have most of those albums now, although the photographs themselves have yellowed and cracked.
When I wanted to offer albums – I knew I wanted truly archival albums – pieces of art that will stand up to years of enjoyment.
Every album I create for you is printed on Kodak Silk Paper with a gorgeous silk finish. It has a slight sheen, but doesn’t produce bright glares that distract from the image.
And it has a Standard Archival Value of 100 years in home display, 200 years in dark storage.
“A beautiful life is a collection of unforgettable moments.”
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