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Capture Your Vacation in a Photobook

Posted By Katie Pertiet On June 12, 2010 @ 7:00 am In Photo Book Ideas | 3 Comments

Whether you’re going on a trip of a lifetime, or a trip down the road, vacation memories can be some of the best times you and your friends and family share. Vacations let you get away from the worries of work and school so can really enjoy yourself. To be able to look back on these good times with a photo book [2] [1] is priceless and I’ve got a few tips to make it a snap!

  • double check your camera before you leave
  • make sure you have your battery charger
  • format plenty of memory cards
  • pick up a simple notebook [preferably one that can fit in your purse/bag]
  • pack a pen!

Then, when you’re on your vacation, keep simple notes. You don’t need to write a whole book or diary entry – bullet points will work. Jot down where you go that day and a special moment or two you want to remember. Your pictures will tell the rest of the story.

When you come home, sort through your pictures and create a photo book using Shutterfly templates.

Or select a Digital Scrapbook Photobook template [3] and a kit of papers and elements like the Going Away Collection [4] or Alandia Tropics Kit [5]. Then create a digitally scrapped photo book [6].

For more information on digital scrapbooking check out this article [7].

And here are a few of my favorite vacation photo books to help inspire you!

Team Trip to Disney [8]
Summer Memories [9]
Journey to Ireland [10]

I also love these books created by other Shutterfly members – the bright and beautiful book by Elena [11], Deanie’s Alaskan Cruise Book [12], and Therese’s Travel book [13] are simply exquisite!

I hope to put together a few vacation books this summer and I would love to see yours too! Post them to the Shutterfly Photo Book Gallery [14], then share them in the below comments.

Safe Travels!

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Whether you’re going on a trip of a lifetime, or a trip down the road, vacation memories can be some of the best times you and your friends and family share. Vacations let you get away from the worries of work and school so can really enjoy yourself. To be able to look back on these good times with a photo book: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.shutterfly.com%2F3727%2Fcapture-your-vacation-in-a-photobook%2F&media=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.shutterfly.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2Fd2.png&description=Capture%20Your%20Vacation%20in%20a%20Photobook

[2] photo book: http://www.shutterfly.com/photo-books?cid=PICTURETHIS

[3] Digital Scrapbook Photobook template: http://www.designerdigitals.com/digital-scrapbooking/supplies/advanced_search_result.php/keywords/photobook%20template/sort/3a/page/1

[4] Going Away Collection: http://www.designerdigitals.com/digital-scrapbooking/supplies/product_info.php/products_id/7596

[5] Alandia Tropics Kit: http://www.designerdigitals.com/digital-scrapbooking/supplies/product_info.php/products_id/7718

[6] digitally scrapped photo book: http://www.shutterfly.com/digital-scrapbooking?cid=PICTURETHIS

[7] For more information on digital scrapbooking check out this article: http://blog.shutterfly.com/intro-to-digital-scrapbooking-quick-pages/

[8] Team Trip to Disney: http://community.shutterfly.com/gallery/post/start.sfly?postId=/gallery/1/post/GMGDFgzbuXLNw5cAIX2FJC

[9] Summer Memories: http://community.shutterfly.com/gallery/post/start.sfly?postId=/gallery/1/post/GMGDFgzbuXLNw5cAIAt1ns

[10] Journey to Ireland: http://community.shutterfly.com/gallery/post/start.sfly?postId=/gallery/1/post/GMGDFgzbuXLNw5cAe1c5yi

[11] bright and beautiful book by Elena: http://community.shutterfly.com/gallery/post/start.sfly?postId=/gallery/1/post/GMGDFg2ZuGLdozZAxnsGT0

[12] Alaskan Cruise Book: http://community.shutterfly.com/gallery/post/start.sfly?postId=/gallery/1/post/GMGDFg5auXLVixZgl5XWAI

[13] Therese’s Travel book: http://community.shutterfly.com/gallery/post/start.sfly?postId=/gallery/1/post/GMGDFgzZNWrFw5cDxu0HoA

[14] Photo Book Gallery: http://community.shutterfly.com/gallery/home/start.sfly

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