Covering The Photo Beat: Albums Special Page 2

Kubota’s user-friendly AutoAlbum layout software makes creating a completely custom album quick and easy. The addition of the DASHBOARD plug-in allows you to access the program’s over 500 templates at a super-fast speed, allowing you even more control.

Contact: Kubota Image Tools, 19855 4th St., Ste. 105, Bend, OR 97701; (877) 330-4330;

Summit Albums

Summit peel and stick albums are easy to use and can be assembled in just 15 minutes. They feature a lay-flat design, a patented acrylic cover system, and silver edge gilding. Available in 20x10” and 12x18” sizes, Summit albums come with a black briefcase for safe transportation and storage.

Contact: Midwest Photographic, 8 Cermak Blvd., St. Peters, MO 63376; (800) 932-5286;

Self-Stick Photo Albums
Overlapping Cover Self-Stick Albums are available in 5x7”, 8x10”, and 10x10” sizes and a choice of white or black. They feature handcrafted pages with corner trim and easy-to-use peel and stick assembly. The cover is crafted from rich leatherette material and the album comes with a stylish presentation box.

Contact: Neil Enterprises, Inc., 450 E. Bunker Ct., Vernon Hills, IL 60061; (800) 621-5584;

Good & Plenty Album Template
Red Boot Design’s stylish, customizable template offers drag-and-drop convenience. The 40-sided template features a clean and classic design created to best highlight large image collections. Sizes include 5x5”, 7x7”, 8x8”, 10x10”, and 12x12”.

Contact: Red Boot Design, 19855 4th St., Ste. 105, Bend, OR 97701; (866) 723-7540;

Ambiance Book
Handcrafted in the US, the contemporary-looking Ambiance Book is an easy to assemble matted album. The linen textured mattes come with double-sided tape and are available in black with a beveled white core or as a thin black or white matte. Available in Stock, Mix & Match, and Custom, sizes include 8x8”, 10x10”, and 13x10”.

Contact: Renaissance Albums, 21 Grace Church St., Port Chester, NY 10573; (800) 961-6710;

The Lustre Book
Lustre Books blend the premium features of the Zook Book albums with the cost-saving features of the all-occasion PhotoBooks. The Lustre Books offer silver halide photographic paper with a rich luster finish. The lay-flat pages are lacquer coated for protection and the custom leather and wraparound photo covers are available in four leather styles, 30 color choices, and 12 sizes.

Contact: Zookbinders Inc., 151-K S. Pfingsten Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015; (800) 810-5745;

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