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Posted on 31 August 2023

In this showcase snippet video we look at the debut book from First Man Photography, Illumination. An illustrious hardback book, Part photography journal, part autobiography. It showcases the highest production values with cover materials from Winter&Co, white foiling, GF Smith Colorplan endpapers and section sewing.

223×297 Landscape Case Bound Books.
Standard Case: Wibalin Natural Black.
Collector’s Edition Case : Napura Canvas Charcoal.
Wrapped over greyboard case.
White foiling to outer cover.
2x 4pp End Papers onto Wibalin Natural Sapphire Blue.
Four colour print throughout.
Trimmed, collated and case bound.

The front cover is understated and very classy.

The inside pages are onto 170gsm Silk at a bespoke size of 223x297mm. This is A4 width and a little bit extra on the height. It affords the luxury of displaying the photography at a more prominent size and showing enhanced details with a more engrossing experience of the subject matter. It creates wide double-page spreads which are great for landscape photography. You can reduce to 210mm on the height and save a decent chunk off the print cost.

We worked tirelessly with the author to produce a book he was really proud of and the finished publication is testament to the work put in on both sides.

Do enjoy looking at the First Man Photography YouTube channel which is a tremendous resource for inspiration.

Check out the print spec in the description below and do get in touch if you would like to print a similar book to showcase your finest photography in hardback book format.

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