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Flush Mount Albums

April 2nd, 2014 in Albums
One of our favorite things to do as wedding photographers is design Flush Mount Albums. There is always a feeling of accomplishment when we finish the last design detail, send the layouts to the binder, and receive the final product. After all, an album is really the last wedding detail on which the couple will work after the big day is over. The album will remain in the newly formed family for years to come; preserving the memories of the wedding day forever.

Flush Mount Albums are an amazingly creative way to display wedding photos. The album’s free-flowing designs show off images artistically and sequentially with simplicity and elegance. We design each album from scratch arranging images in unique ways to reflect each couple’s style and personality. To accomplish the task of smooth storytelling and true wedding day reflections, we use various styling techniques in our designs; including close details, background imaging, and color variations.

Here are a few of our more recent works of album-art.

Katy and Dave’s album is a 10×10″ creation. The couple chose blue as the wedding color, and we were able to incorporate blue throughout the album. The album features a navy blue cover with a center cut-out and silver name and date imprinting.

The featuring of blue continues through the album as we use pops of color throughout the page designs. This album also features silver gilding on the outside of its square-shaped pages. Gilding adds a beautiful finish to the pages on the outside of the album.

Sometimes turning all the images on one spread to black and white creates a feel of true candidness making the action on the page seem more like a documentary. Here is one example of such storytelling technique shown on Katy’s wedding preparations page.

We love it when a wedding venue has an attribute that makes it unique to the location. Not only do we get a beautiful backdrop for our photos, but we also get to use photos of those special details as a background in the album page design. The following page features the famous Blue Bell Normandy Farm barn lights as the background for the reception spread. The lights add a little creative detail to the page fostering a feel of festivity and celebration.

The following album contains memories of Kate and Lars’ wedding day in Philadelphia. The couple selected a very modern Silver Spiral cover and a double cut-out feature for the cover. This particular cover design truly reflects the feel of the couple’s wedding venue, the Kimmel Center, and compliments all the images we took in Philadelphia that day.

Every wedding day has lots of flowers, and we love using floral backgrounds on our pages. Here the floral arrangements we photographed at the ceremony site add special touches to the ceremony page.

While turning an entire page black and white creates a documentary feel, mixing color and black and white images on a page works magically as well. Here the full color and desaturation combination adds dimension and variety to the spreads.

While our flush mount albums follow the natural timeline of the wedding day, we like to use the front page as an opening statement that leads into the rest of the day. A creative image of the couple, a special wedding detail, or like on the page below, a combination of both.

Night shots, wherever we take them, are always fun. Such shots reveal the continuation of the wedding day into the night and put a finishing touch on the day’s story. The last page of Kate and Lars’ album shows the same backdrop, Philadelphia’s City Hall, as the first page of the album above, but this time this photo is from the end of the night.

The next album is a larger 12×12″ book. The additional space on the pages does make a huge difference as the spreads now open to 24″ wide spreads. The pages are physically larger and, as a result, we can fit more photos on a page. Kelly and Saun’s album features our genuine leather cover in Espresso with a center cover opening.

A popular alternative to cover imprinting is the incorporation of names and/or dates into the album design’s first page.

Details, details, details… Once again, elegant details add special touches to the album pages. Our ability to use background images, coupled with larger images across the spreads, really makes flush mount designs stand out.

Christine and Bobby’s album is another 12×12″ book. It features our classic Black cover with a photo cut out and name and date imprinting. Silver gilding once again adds a finishing touch to the outside of the page edges. All of our albums allow adding up to 35 pages (70 sides), so a couple never has to settle for fewer images of the wedding day than what they want included in their album. This album features a total of 15 pages (30 sides).

Christine and Bobby chose a beautiful autumn day for their wedding. Of course, we didn’t pass on the opportunity to brighten the album’s pages with vivid foliage.

While details make for great backgrounds, sometimes they are simply too beautiful and too elegantly special to take 2nd chair. Here Christine’s wedding shoes deserve a whole page.

A larger album results in larger spreads that can make photos really stand out.

Large pages also allow for more photos. For Christine’s album, we were able to include a photo with each of her many bridesmaids on just one page.

Even the furry family friends make it into the album sometimes; just because they are so adorable.

Because each side spreads 12″ across, including large group shots and bridal party shots with many bridesmaids and groomsmen, making faces visible is hardly a challenge in a 12×12″ book; the resulting images are large enough to see everyone’s smile shine.

This album features a rounded page edge – just another customizable feature of the Flush Mount.

With many more custom options for our Flush Mount Albums, each couple is always able to find something that fits their unique style. We always do our very best to support individuality with our designs, so in 50 years when a husband and wife look back at their album they will remember their wedding day, just as it was – uniquely theirs.



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Christopher Alexandra Photography of Doylestown is a full service photography studio specializing in weddings, portraits, lifestyle photography, and formal events.

This website is dedicated to showcasing our creative and fun wedding, engagement, portrait and corporate photography as well as our videography work. Our studio is located in Central Historic Bucks County PA.

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