Blurb takes George Eastman’s vision of photography for everyone a
step further, democratizing publishing of photography books, securing
The George Eastman House, which is the world’s oldest photography museum and third largest film archive in
“As a pioneer in self-publishing, Blurb has enabled a cost-effective capture of the creative process of amateur and professional photographers. The Eastman House leads in the interpretation of photographic and motion picture heritage and strives to inspire widespread recognition of how photographic media promotes understanding to broaden and enrich life,” said
Blurb was founded on the premise that everyoneshould be able to publish beautifully designed books with first class production values. With a business model that supports a minimum of one copy per title, Blurb has opened up the world of publishing to anyone with access to a computer and a story to tell or work to share. Blurb’s self-publishing book design platform enables folks to design, publish, share, market, distribute and sell both print and ebooks. Blurb takes George Eastman’s vision of photography for everyone a step further by democratizing the publishing of photography books, by putting self-publishers in full control by providing a comprehensive publishing toolkit: a suite of free book design tools including Blurb BookWright™, an Adobe InDesign® plugin and Adobe Lightroom® integration, plus a variety of print and distribution options, book format and paper choices, and online selling and social sharing tools. Photographers around the world turn to Blurb on a daily basis to create high-quality photo books.
“We’re incredibly honored to be named this year’s Corporate Award recipient,” said
Other 2014 honorees include:
Blurb, proud to be alongside such an esteemed group of honorees, was presented with the award on stage at the Gala by American film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor and director,
Blurb is in the middle of its most exciting year yet. From its recently announced new precision print and ebook tool called BookWright, its seamless integration with Amazon distribution, and new offset, warehousing, and fulfillment services, 2014 promises to be big.
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About George Eastman House
George Eastman House holds unparalleled collections, totaling more than four million objects, of photographs, motion pictures, cameras and technology, and photographically illustrated books. Established as an independent nonprofit institution in 1947, it is the world’s oldest photography museum and third largest film archive in