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Be My Ultimate, Valentines Idea

Valentine's day is just around the corner and we need to organise ourselves if we want to impress our special someone this year. Here's one great idea from RapidStudio to ensure a positive reaction this year.

Be My Ultimate, Valentine Ideas


Try out our Ultimate series - the best quality photo books, Ultra high quality prints in a hand crafted butterfly-bound book with genuine leather cover that isn't going to break the bank.
Mostly our ultimate series is used by professional photographers who include them in wedding packages for top paying clients, these books often cost upwards of R 3000. But what many people don't know is that they can also make affordable gifts that can really impress.
If we go to the smallest Ultimate book, the Ultimate 100 Light, it's only going to cost you R268 (price at writing, prices subject to change). It might seem small compared with a big heavy wedding album, but in fact, it's ideal as a romantic, private gift, both elegant and distinctive. We've sized it to be personal and discreet, while maintaining all the quality and expert craftsmanship that the Ultimate range of albums are built on.



Filling a 24 page album might seem daunting, but with such a compact book, ideally one image per page or per spread is highly effective. Try avoid using more then 2 images per spread and hold back on design embellishments that distract from the images. This clean simplicity really draws attention to the content of the images and the memories they represent.
Once you've selected a few special images, the rest is quick work, import them into the RapidStudio software and lay them out on the pages as desired. If you don't have enough images to fill all 24 pages, don't be scared to remove a page or two, rather a few less pages than using images that aren't up to scratch with the rest of the album.

It shouldn't take longer than 15 minutes to design and order the album after you have your images together. That's crazy quick for a "made it myself", deeply personal, top quality gift that's going to be treasured for years.

Gifting To Him:

It isn't a leap year but you're still welcome to take initiative and teach him how to romance a bit. If you're buying for a man, perhaps spice it up a bit with images from a boudoir shoot, or pictures from the steamer and more adventurous times of the relationship. If you feel it's safe enough, the Ultimate 100 is discreet enough to pop in his work luggage or jacket pocket so he can remind himself what he's missing out on when he's not by your side.

Gifting To Her:

Use images of the special times, Images that capture the mood and memories of the highlights of your time together. Nostalgia is good, but try keep it happy. Don't be shy to spice things up though, if you know of anything that will perk her attention, be brave and include it. The Ultimate 100 is luxurious enough to treasure for years, spend a little time selecting the right images and laying out the book and she'll treasure it for years.

Before it's too late.

As with any gift, timing is of the utmost importance. Whilst it might take you only 15 minutes to design and order the book, it's going to take our craftsmen a lot longer to carefully print, bind and finish your books. They also have a great deal of customer's book to make, so please order and pay early and give us the full 10 days to produce and ship your book to you.

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