Blurb Brings Photobooks to iPad

Blurb has today announced that they will be providing a publishing option to iPad.

In the first iteration photographers who have used Blurb’s Bookify and BookSmart software will be able to publish in a way that maintains the formatting of the print version.

Emails go out next month with the details and support for photographers who upload a PDF rather than using the Blurb software will come later. It is unclear at the moment about whether this creates something sold through the iBookstore or whether Blurb will have their own app reader. Since they do say that such books will also be for sale through Blurb’s own store, I suspect they are going to be ePubs sold through the iBookstore.

More great news for photographers from the digital revolution in publishing.

 

 

A Good Way to Add to Your Business

UK photographer and graphic designer David Springford now has three websites to his business, one on his graphic design, one for his photography and a new one for a line of tee-shirts with his designs printed on them, many of which have a photographic theme. The tee-shirt site, called eyetees, has a great design and looks good. The designs are interesting and different, just what you want in the tee-shirt market. It also illustrates the principle that smart business practice is to make as much use of your talent as possible and create diverse streams of income. Continue reading “A Good Way to Add to Your Business”