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A London Photo Book Printer’s Journey. When We All Stayed At Home

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A5 Books
4pp Cover onto 300gsm Silk
Matt Lamination to outer
200pp Text onto 170gsm Silk
Full colour print throughout
Trimmed, collated and perfect bound

When We All Stayed At Home: A Photographic Journey Through Lockdown by Katrina Campbell

A Photobook That Captures the Heart of a Community in Lockdown.

“When We All Stayed At Home” is a poignant photobook by Katrina Campbell, a London-based photographer. This collection of doorstep portraits, taken during the first Covid lockdown of 2020, each accompanied by a personal account of their experience, creates a rich, honest, heartfelt, and at times deeply emotional record of a unique moment in our collective history.

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The Print Journey with Ex Why Zed

The photobook was brought to life with the help of Ex Why Zed, your trusted London photo book printer. The book was printed in an A5 format with a 4pp cover onto 300gsm Silk, matt laminated to the outer. The 200 inside pages were printed onto 170gsm Silk, offering a high-quality feel and a professional look. The book was then trimmed, collated, and perfect bound, resulting in a stunning photobook that does justice to the powerful images it contains. ✨

The Power of Photography and Print

The “When We All Stayed At Home” is more than just a photobook; it’s a testament to the power of photography and print. The high-resolution images, printed with precision and care, tell a story of a community navigating through challenging times. This project is a perfect example of how self-published book printing can bring a creative vision to life.

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Explore More Photobook Projects

If you found “When We All Stayed At Home” inspiring, there are many other photobook projects that might pique your interest. Explore the streets of New York with Sixstreetunder, journey to the north with Joe Griffiths’ 45 Minutes North, or delve into the happiness project in Finland by Map6. Each of these projects showcases the endless possibilities of photobook printing.

Discover More Photographic Narratives

If you’re intrigued by the narrative power of photography, don’t miss out on Looking Around by Tomas Trnka. This photobook offers a unique perspective on the world, encouraging us to take a moment to observe our surroundings. Similarly, 2009-2019: A Decade in Music Photography by Josh Jordan is a must-see. This decade-long project captures the energy and passion of the music scene, making it a perfect addition to any music lover’s collection.

Celebrating Local Stories and Global Adventures

For those who appreciate local stories, Foster’s Newsagent Tribute is a heartwarming homage to a beloved local newsagent. It’s a testament to the power of community and the stories that make our neighbourhoods unique. On the other hand, if you’re an adventurer at heart, you’ll love LA1 and You Can’t Get Lost in Berlin. These photobooks take you on a journey through the vibrant streets of Los Angeles and Berlin, offering a glimpse into these dynamic cities.

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At Ex Why Zed, we’re more than just high-resolution photo book printers; we’re a creative partner that helps bring your vision to life. Whether you’re a professional photographer or a hobbyist, we offer quality book printing services that cater to your needs. Join the Ex Why Zed family and let’s create something amazing together!

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