Product Feature | Gorgeous Handmade Albums

I sent out some gorgeous pieces to a few clients this week.  But before these pretty albums left my hands, I took a few photos so I could show you just how beautiful these handmade books are!  This is The Heirloom Album, which is offered a la carte or within my top print collection, and let me tell you... these books are of impeccable quality.  Cypress Albums does a fabulous job hand-creating them for me in their bindery, and I'm so proud to offer them to my clients.

This particular book is library-bound, but we also offer a ribbon-bound spine as well.  Each album comes tucked inside its own coordinating presentation box, covered in Japanese bookbinding fabrics and tied with Swiss ribbons.

Each album holds 30 matted prints from your session, permanently matted and hand-bound within the book.  These sweet clients chose black matted pages for their book, but we also offer natural mats as well.  I love these black mats, and I feel they're especially complimentary to black and white images... which happens to be the bulk of my work.

Won't this book be a treasure to pass down someday?

You can see how nice and thick each matted page is.  Told you... gorgeous.

Over the next few weeks, I'll be sure and feature more of these detailed product photos for you.  I'm actually working on a dedicated product page here on the blog, for new clients who are interested in what they'll receive as final art pieces for their home.  Stay tuned for that!

at long last...

It's here.  Finally.  Many long hours of tweaking, deliberating, hand-selecting images, re-writing text and bios and formatting pages.  Then scrapping it all and starting again.  And for the first time in a few years, a brand new website for Stacey Woods Photography is LIVE.  I'm thrilled!  I wanted a very clean and uncluttered aesthetic, a very simple menu bar, and no distracting elements.  The images are gigantic, almost double the size of my former website, and I do love the scrolling filmstrip feature!  (The slideshow can be turned on if you don't feel like clicking through on your own.  And simply click on an image to disable the filmstrip feature ~ the images will then fade in and out instead of scrolling by.) stacey woods photography tampa maternity photos

I have to say, BIGfolio did an amazing, amazing job for me.  I submitted my request to go live on a Friday night, thinking they would get to it on Monday morning... wrong.  They had my site live on Saturday morning.  Their customer service is fantastic!  They have been quick to respond since I first inquired about my new site, and every time I have a question, they respond right away with a very helpful answer.

I encourage you to click on over to my new website, have a look, and check out the features, pages, and lots of new images.  Some familiar favorites, too.  (I have accepted the fact that I may never be "finished" when it comes to choosing images!)  I'd love to know what you think.

PS, the maternity image above is of my sister, who visited me in May/June of this year, just before she gave birth to her baby boy.  We waded out into the Gulf of Mexico for this particular photograph.  I promise I'll share the rest of those images with you soon!

the finest of products

Here at Stacey Woods Photography, I strive to only provide the absolute best quality (and the most beautiful!) products to my amazing clients.  I  want your experience with me to be wonderful and memorable, and I want you to love your albums and images for years to come.  That said, I have some gorgeous new albums and products to offer you this fall!  Take a peek.  :) maternity pres box

maternity pres box

My Maternity Keepsake Box.  Perfect for those clients who have limited wall space, or who choose to save that premium wall space for their upcoming newborn session!  ;)  This box includes 10 matted prints which you can display in several frames, rotate your presentation on an easel, or store in the gorgeous box on your nightstand table or in the baby's room.  These albums, and the following products, are created by Cypress Albums, a fabulous vendor with whom I'm honored to work.  Each of these products are individually handcrafted in a bindery; the mats are handcut, as are the fabrics.  My clients will have their choice of breathtaking Japanese bookbinding fabrics and Swiss ribbons to customize their own album or presentation box.


Above right and below are my new Heirloom Folios.  These folios enclose two matted 5x7 prints, and also can be customized with your choice of fabric and ribbon.  The sweet little folio with the pink bow above is one of the items you'll receive with your Digital Collection!  You'll also receive a matching presentation box (photos to follow later of that box!) containing a 5x7 print of each image.  Again, your choice of fabric and ribbon so that you can coordinate with your baby's nursery decor, grandma's living room, and the colors of your own home.  Genius, no?

CD folio

the folio

Don't forget to ask about these items at your fall or winter session!  I will bring samples and swatches so we can get the perfect match for your display area.  And more samples are on their way to my doorstep, of the Heirloom Album and Heirloom Image Boxes!

Just to show you how amazing Cypress products are, take a look at this video created at the Cypress bindery.  You will see the work and involvement that goes into every piece of art that they release.  I'm so excited to offer these gorgeous albums to my fantastic clients!