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Photo Book General Information

Share your favorite photos with PhotoBools.Pro photo books

We created a unique process that converts your online photo galleries into beautiful, perfect bound, full-color books. These make great mementos, gifts, and portfolios. And, we offer very affordable shipping options for our orders.

For non-commercial services with the same quality, visit our Presto Photo Photo Book General Information page!

General Information

How much do they cost?

For exact pricing on each trim size please see our product catalog.

How big are they?

We offer several trim sizes. Check out our Book Binding Specifications page.

What do the pages look like?

The interior paper has a satin feel (you can select photo silk if you prefer a more glossy look). Print quality is outstanding! Colors in your printed book will look different than images on your screen because there is a difference between ink colors and screen colors.

What do the covers look like?

The covers are beautiful. They are full color, laminated on heavy coverstock paper, and the binding is "perfect bound". Our photo books look just like a soft-bound coffee table book you would find at your local book store.

What size should I make my photos?

The minimum recommended size for Photo Books is 2 megapixels (1600x1200). However, the larger the image, the more crisp the photo book pages will appear. A 4 or 5 megapixel image will create a beautiful, full page print for all photo book sizes. Going to even higher resolutions has a small noticeable increase in quality.

Show me some Photo Book ideas!

Megapixel Dimensions Print Size @ 300 dpi Example size without scaling
0.3 640 x 480 1.6" x 2.13" Passport Photo
1.3 1280 x 1024 3.2" x 4.3" Wallet Photo
2.1 1600 x 1200 4" x 5.3" Minimum Recommended Size for All Photo Books
3.3 2048 x 1536 5.1" x 6.8" Standard Print
4.1 2272 x 1704 7.7" x 5.8" Enlarged Print
5.2 2560 x 1920 6.4" x 8.5" 2/3 Sheet of Letter Paper
6.3 2800 x 2100 7.0" x 9.3" Maximum resolution for a 9x7 Photo Book
7.0 3000 x 2300 7.6" x 10.0" 7/8 Sheet of Letter Paper
8.0 3264 x 2448 8.1" x 10.8" Full Sheet of Letter Paper

Technical Specifications

  • Cover stock - All covers are full color, 100# cover stock, Digital Color Silk - C2S, 90 bright.
  • Binding - Perfect binding.
  • Paper - Full color 8 ½ x 11, 6 x 9, or 9 x 7, 8 ½ x 8 ½, etc.
  • Text Stock - 80# Digital color uncoated white, 96 bright
  • Printer - Xerox IGen 3
  • All pages are printed double-sided.