FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We hope to be able to answer most of the key questions below but please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any further questions before purchasing your next luxury wedding album from Sterling Albums. Our process is designed to be simple and hassle free, just simply send us your images and we take care of the rest. We are happy to create a bespoke professional looking album for you whether you are a couple, professional photographer or family friend buying for someone you love.
Our designers are trained to choose the right layout for your images and tell your story but we are happy to take any instructions regarding the prominence of certain images. You can simply provide us with a list of images in a spreadsheet with any specific instructions so our team can build the perfect professional luxury wedding album for you.
We have over 15 years experience in album design and printing so you can trust us to build you something that is truly memorable.
Once we have created your first draft wedding album with your choice of images, this will be made available for you to proof online in an interactive album format. This will give you the chance to explore your album first-hand and provide further amendments directly using our innovative software. Max 2 rounds of changes per album included in your initial design fee, after which we charge £25 per revision. For an example of how you will be able to view your album in an interactive way – see our video
Book online (www.sterlingalbums.com/shop) and make a 50% deposit or pay in advance, your choice – simply checkout online and create your account. Remaining payment is due prior to delivery of your luxury wedding album.
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Google Drive and Dropbox are popular options for sending us your images or you can post them out to us on a CD or USB Drive. Alternatively, you can send us your own designs in high resolution PDF format if you use software such as Adobe® InDesign®.
Once we receive your images we will check that they are optimised for printing and provide feedback accordingly. Use our guide below to decide how many images you need to send us for each spread option.
10 spreads – Up to 50, 20 spreads – Up to 80, 30 spreads – Up to 100, 40 spreads – Up to 150, 50 spreads – Up to 200.
We typically turnaround our luxury wedding albums in 10-15 days after agreeing your design. We can usually design your album within 5 days from image submission but this will depend on the number of changes required.
We deliver our wedding albums by Courier to ensure safe receipt of your album and so we can provide you with a specific slot for you to receive your package. We use specialist packaging to protect your album during transit to your chosen address.
Just prior to delivering your album we will ask you for the remaining 50% balance.
Please note, one page spread is two pages next to each other. Recommended image numbers per spread option : 10 spreads – Up to 50, 20 spreads – Up to 80, 30 spreads – Up to 100, 40 spreads – Up to 150, 50 spreads – Up to 200.
For bespoke requests we are able to go higher than 200 (we just increase the number of spreads to accommodate) but this is usually not recommended for Layflat Storybook style albums, get in touch with us if you wish to discuss your order in more details.
A Sterling Album layflat wedding album also known as a flush mount album lays completely flat when open with thick pages that allow you to use single images across the seamless double page spread.
Achieving a truly stunning layflat design is a specialist process that few printers in the UK can accomplish, our premium quality thick pages and edge to edge design help us stand out from the competition.
Feel free to get in touch if you wish to learn more about our printing process.
Visit our shop online, you have a choice of 3 sizes with varying covers and finish. The most popular is black or white leather with an Crystal Acrylic cover – your choice of image on the front with text. Up to 50 spreads max.
We design all our albums in-house, we have an expert team with over 15 years experience in album design and printing – alternatively we can provide the exact dimensions to you so you can design your own album and then simply provide us with the high res files. Please note we charge £25 to £50 per album design – you can book your luxury wedding album design here.
We stay in touch with you through the process, providing an interactive virtual album to proof before printing.
Here is an example :