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Dan Milnor: Breaking the Rules with Layflat Paper
17 May 2018

Dan Milnor: Breaking the Rules with Layflat Paper

Dan Milnor’s photo books are, among many other things, a record of the people, places, and experiences that have shaped his career. Case-in-point is Peru—a strikingly beautiful photo book that doesn’t always stick to the traditional rules of photography. Here he talks to us about the thought process behind his design decisions and why a Layflat Photo Book can help photographers stand out from the...

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Daniel Milnor: Notes on Photography
10 May 2018

Daniel Milnor: Notes on Photography

Notes on Photography is a blog series all about images. Each month, Daniel Milnor will revisit an old photograph and share his notes on what works within each shot, what he would do differently, and why. IMAGE 1: Llamadas, Uruguay, 2012 What worked? Layering This image was shot with a 50mm at about f/4 or f/4.5. The background was too busy, and there were too...

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Hit the Books with Dan Milnor: Preserving & Documenting Through Photography
08 May 2018

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor: Preserving & Documenting Through Photography

What’s the secret to capturing a photograph that takes you back to a moment in time? How can a single image capture not only sights, but also the sounds, smells, and feelings of a place? We asked photographer Daniel Milnor for his tips on preserving and documenting moments through photography. 01 What’s the best way to capture memorable moments? Truly capturing moments requires a certain...

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How to Make a Professional Book – 10 Top Tips
01 May 2018

How to Make a Professional Book – 10 Top Tips

Getting started on a book project can be daunting. You want to create a beautiful book and end up with a professional-looking result. Here are 10 tips from Blurb’s very own professional photographer-at-large and accomplished book-maker, Dan Milnor, that, if followed, will make for a successful, professional book. 1. What is it? What is the purpose of your book? Is it a photo book, will there...

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Hit the Books with Dan Milnor & Ingram: Selling and Distributing Your Book – Webinar Recap
25 Apr 2018

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor & Ingram: Selling and Distributing Your Book – Webinar Recap

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor is a monthly webinar about all things book-making and self-publishing. This month, we’re talking about selling and distribution, with a focus on Blurb’s Global Distribution Partner, Ingram. If you missed our latest live webinar, don’t worry! We’ve got the entire thing recorded below. April: Selling and Distribution An overview of Blurb’s distribution channels How Global Distribution works with Ingram What kinds of titles...

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Dispatches: An Interview with Chris Rauschenberg
18 Apr 2018

Dispatches: An Interview with Chris Rauschenberg

One of the things I most appreciate about certain artists is their love for their field, even after doing more than any one person should be allowed to do. For instance, take a look at these stats about photographer Chris Rauschenberg: 113 solo shows Photographed all over the world Co-founder and past president of Photolucida Board Chairman of Blue Sky Gallery Co-curated and co-produced over 700 exhibitions Edited...

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