Choosing the perfect gift to give on Father’s day is often trickier than it might sound. Ideally, you want to give him something which shows how much you care and demonstrates that a certain degree of thought and time has been spent. Whilst buying something like a photo book will go some of the way towards doing this, creating your own will truly get the job done properly.

There are many reasons why the average book of photographs would make a wonderful Father’s day present. Volumes such as these are often luxury items, printed on the best quality paper using the latest printing techniques and bound and put together to the highest possible standard. That’s why they’re often amongst the most expensive books on sale in any shop, and why they do indeed make for stunning gifts. The difficult part, however, can lie in finding a topic or subject matter which you know will genuinely appeal to your Dad. Whilst there may be people, places or even sports teams which you know might fit the bill, this is the one day of the year which is devoted to father-child relationships and, as such, the more personal the gift, the more emotional resonance it will boast. That’s the reason why putting together your own photo books is such an appealing idea.

The advances made by digital photography have made it possible to take your own photographs and turn them into a wide range of items, and this includes bespoke luxury albums which showcase the images of your choice. Imagine the concept of the old fashioned photo album except that, rather than standard photographs glued onto paper pages, these books will take your photographs and print them onto the very best quality photographic paper to a layout of your choice, before binding them to the highest professional standards. Many people choose to take advantage of this product to produce a chronicle of their baby’s first year of life or a distinctively personal wedding album, but it is just as suited to the creation of stunning gifts. Once you’ve chosen a theme – a ‘This Is Your Life’ style collection, perhaps, or photographs of your Dad’s favourite places – you merely have to upload the relevant photographs to the website of your choice. Once you’ve done this, you’ll find the software completely instinctive in nature and thus incredibly easy to use. Every aspect of the book is open to customisation, from the overall size and shape though the nature of the covering and the layout of each and every page. Once you’ve adapted each of these to design a book which looks exactly how you want it to look, you can relax in the knowledge that it will be printed to the very best standards. The paper used will be thick and glossy and it will be bound to a standard which means it is going to last for many years to come, and continue bringing pleasure for all of these years. The same simple processes can be used to make your own personalised greeting cards, meaning that every aspect of Father’s day will carry the maximum possible emotional impact.

Handing over a Father’s day present which you’ve taken the time to create yourself will gladden the heart of your Dad and ensure he’s in absolutely no doubt as to how special he is to you. From simple photo greeting cards to deluxe photo books, any gift which includes images from your own collection will have a genuinely meaningful emotional impact.

Author's Bio: 

Albelli is a subsidiary of Albumprinter BV, one of the largest European photo books online & online greeting cards suppliers active in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and the United Kingdom.