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Today we have a post by TIERNEY CYANNE PHOTOGRAPHY.  Tierney is a wife, mom, and photographer living in Northeastern PA. She loves all things car seat safety, cloth diapering, and non-toxic living! She is featuring two of our books: our 12×12 in yellow and 12×12 light tan.  Enjoy her post!

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“Inspired by the disappearing beauty of the tangible.”

I love that. It’s the mission statement of Artifact Uprising, a relatively new (and unbelievably cool) company that specializes in turning photos taken on mobile devices into something tangible, like an album or prints. It sums up a hugely important aspect of “getting photos done” or even taking everyday photos in general that seems to have been tossed by the wayside. Making something tangible with your images is simply part of the process. Neglect it, and the process is incomplete.

This is part of why I offer wedding albums! You have the opportunity to have a beautiful and tangible way through which to relive your wedding day, share it with others, and pass it down for generations. I design each album myself, taking into account your favorite images. The end goal is to keep the spreads simple and beautiful, unburdened by photo overload, while still allowing viewers to accurately relive the day. Every couple who has ordered an album has raved about how glad they are they did so. I’m telling you, you can love an image on your computer, but you will experience it on a whole new level when you are able to hold it in your hands!

Enjoy this look into two linen wedding albums, both which showcase real weddings. The album with the light tan cover is a sample album that I own and have on hand for anyone interested in seeing the real thing :)

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Each album comes with the first names of the couple and their wedding date blind embossed under a cover photo of choice, as seen above.

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A standard album is 20 pages long, or 10 spreads. Extra spreads can be added as desired or necessary.

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The lay-flat pages make viewing the album even more enjoyable!

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Each album comes with a black box in which you can store your album for safe keeping when you’re not showing it off.

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My logo is foil stamped on the inside of the back cover.

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The pages are thick and durable, which allows the album to be enjoyed for a lifetime, then some! Don’t worry, this is a sample album… I won’t let Finley help me examine your personal album ;)

Feel free to view an entire album here! Thanks to James and Christina for planning a gorgeous day and for allowing me to use your wedding for my sample album. Seeing as the album pictured above is a sample album for my personal use, I opted out of having the date of the actual wedding embossed on the cover… and I’ll admit I’m not sure why I did this! Honestly. I have no clue.

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Bottom line, these albums are gorgeous and worth the investment. Couples are always thrilled to receive them, and I’m sure they’re always amazed by how much fun it is to relive the day through a tangible product!

Thank you so much Tierney for sharing your post!

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