20% off Photo Books + Boxes until 1 October (Terms apply)

The Perfect Photobook

2. A Tight Edit

Once you can imagine a photobook with some of your photos in it, it’s time to work out which photos you will use.

One of the worst things you can do is to include absolutely every photo you have in a photobook. People don’t want to wade through pages of repetitive snapshots, they want to be entertained and surprised. 

This means you need to edit your photos to remove images that are poorly composed, out of focus or badly exposed. Generally you’ll also remove photos that are similar to others – don’t repeat yourself unless you’re showing a series of images.


A few varied photos will engage the viewer


Too many similar photos can reduce their impact