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Action Sport Photography Magazine. Surf Europe – View from a Blue Moon

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275x220mm Books
4pp Cover onto 300gsm Uncoated
Matt Lamination to outer
60pp Text onto 120gsm Uncoated
Four colour print throughout
Trimmed, collated and perfect bound

Surf Europe – View from a Blue Moon Books: A Wave of Success in Action Sport Photography Magazines

When it comes to action sport photography, John John Florence is a name that resonates with the rhythm of the ocean. His work, captured in the pages of the “View from a Blue Moon” books, is a testament to the raw power and beauty of the surfing world. The book, printed by Ex Why Zed, is a visual journey that takes readers from the blue waves of the ocean to the heart of the surfing community.

The Making of an Iconic Book

The book is a massive centrepiece, printed in 16 sections and joined together to form an eye-catching display of surfing prowess. The choice of an oversized paper gives the photography more impact, and the power of the waves gains even more prominence. The pages are printed with a yellow background, a cost-effective choice that still provides a premium feel. The Carson-esque typography accents the pages and produces dynamic layouts, guiding the reader through the idyllic narrative.

A Tactile Experience

The client opted for uncoated stock for a tactile feel, with the images settling down into the paper. The book was printed on our litho presses, showcasing our expertise in bulk printing and creative industry printing. The result is a tactile experience that brings the reader closer to the action, feeling the spray of the ocean and the thrill of the ride.

Unleashing the Power of the Ocean through Print

The book measures 275x220mm, with a 4pp cover onto 300gsm Uncoated and Matt Lamination to the outer. The 60pp text is printed onto 120gsm Uncoated, with four colour print throughout. The book is trimmed, collated, and perfect bound, creating a seamless and professional finish that reflects the quality of the content.

A Wave of Success

The “View from a Blue Moon” books have been a huge success, with people still contacting us to find out where they can buy a copy of this iconic book. The success of this project is a testament to the power of professional print services in bringing creative visions to life.

Riding the Wave to Your Next Project

If you think this spec would work for your upcoming book, take a note of the print spec above and ping it over on email to hello@exwhyzed.com or drop the details into our quote form. Whether you’re capturing the thrill of surfing or the beauty of nature, Ex Why Zed is your partner in creating stunning printed materials that bring your vision to life.

A Portfolio of Success

At Ex Why Zed, we’ve had the privilege of working on a diverse range of projects, each with its unique challenges and rewards. Our portfolio showcases our commitment to delivering high-quality print services across various industries. For instance, our work on the Brixton House promotional brochures and the Wagamama project demonstrate our ability to create compelling marketing materials that resonate with the target audience.

Versatility in Print

Our versatility extends to the fashion industry, where we’ve produced stunning lookbooks for brands like Stella McCartney and promotional books for Converse Jewels Soho. We’ve also made a mark in the music industry, creating engaging magazines for Vevo DSCVR’s Ones to Watch. Whether it’s a restaurant menu, a fashion lookbook, or a music magazine, our team brings the same level of passion and professionalism to every project.

Pushing the Boundaries of Print

We love pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in print. Our work on the Dirt Mag 20 Year Anniversary Book and the Monochrome Monday by Vero project are testaments to our innovative approach. We’re not just a printing company; we’re a partner that helps bring your creative vision to life. So, whether you’re looking to create a captivating action sports photography book or any other print project, Ex Why Zed is here to make it happen.

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For more information on this book or to discuss your upcoming project, do get in touch on:
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