Photo Books

We combine traditional book making techniques, the finest materials and the latest print technologies to create a new quality of photo book. Custom made for your best moments.

From $35 USD

Fabric bound hardcover premium photo books

Photo Albums

MILK Photo Albums are designed for life's big moments. Beautiful lay-flat board pages, premium cover fabrics, stunning color printing, and an optional presentation box are just the beginning. 

From $199 USD

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For the moments that matter

We've told some of the greatest stories of all time

And we can't wait to help tell yours. We created M.I.L.K. (Moments of Inspiration, Love and Kinship) to celebrate what it is to be part of a family, to have friendship and, more than anything else, to be loved. The original M.I.L.K. series of photographic books sold over four million copies around the world. Our founders have also been trusted with creating beautiful books for some of the world's leading figures. We've published official biographies of Princess Diana, Nelson Mandela and Bishop Tutu. Today, we bring the same attention and care to your own personal photo books and albums.

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Frequently asked questions

The key differences between our Photo Books and Photo Albums are:

  • Page type: Photo books use flexible paper; photo albums use 1mm thick, inflexible board
  • Page count: Photo books can have 24-200 pages; photo albums can have 24-64 pages
  • Binding: Softcover Photo Books and Classic Photo Books are PUR bound. Pages bow from the center. Premium Photo Books are stitch bound. Pages lie near flat. Photo Albums are flush mounted. Pages open to lie perfectly flat.
  • Paper options: Photo Books have five to choose from; Photo Albums have three to choose from
  • Cover fabric: Our Hardcover Photo Books have linen or coated cloth cover options. Softcover Photo Books are created with flexible, water-varnished card. Photo Albums have linen, coated cloth or leather cover options.

To find out more about the differences and even more details and specifications, visit the Compare Our Range page.

You can create your own personalized MILK Photo Book or Album via our website on both desktop and mobile device. Simply upload your photos into the MILK Design Studio to start creating online. Our Design Studio is purpose-built for easy photo book creation. With 1000s of luxury designer templates, a smart Autofill function and an intuitive interface, creating a personalized photo book or album has never been easier. Watch our helpful video tutorials to optimize your design experience.

MILK Photo Albums and Books are digitally printed using the latest printing technology and top quality inks. Your photos are recreated in vivid color using liquid ink on archival quality paper. The ink binds itself to the paper, rather than sitting on top, as is the case with less sophisticated printers. Handcrafted by expert bookmakers using traditional binding techniques, we combine the best of old and new world craft when creating your mementos. Learn more about our printing process.

Yes, you can create and personalize our full range of photo books, photo albums, canvas prints and gallery frames direct from your mobile device in the MILK Design Studio for Mobile. Create with intuitive touch screen gestures and all our most popular tools, features and customization options. To upload your images, simply take a photo in real-time or add direct from your device's Photo Library. Create while you're on the go or alternate between desktop and mobile devices effortlessly.

Yes, you can create MILK Photo Albums and Books directly from within the Photos app on your Mac. Simply download the MILK Books project extension for Photos through the Mac App Store and start creating your luxury keepsake. Everything you love about Apple is there - auto-sync your photos from iCloud; edit your photos with Apple's powerful design tools; and use your one-touch Apple ID to sign in and purchase. Learn more about MILK for Mac.

Our site is available in 6 languages:

To shop in your preferred language, select your region via the Country Flag dropdown in our navigation menu.

We make it easy for our customers around the world to purchase their personalized photo albums and books. If you live in Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or United States, you can shop and pay in your local currency. If you wish to switch to a different currency, simply select your preferred region from the flag drop down in our navigation menu or from the Basket page. Or you can follow the links below to shop photo albums or books in your preferred region.

The industry standard sizes for photo albums are:

  • 4x6 photo albums
  • 6x4 photo album
  • 5x7 photo album
  • 7x5 photo albums
  • 8x10 photo album

While we don't offer the above sizes, we do offer a selection of sizes informed by our founder's many years in the publishing industry. We offer portrait, landscape and square options ranging from medium to large. We recommend choosing a size based on the photos in your image library. See the exact specifications we offer at MILK below:


  • 8.6x6.4"
  • 6.4x8.6"
  • 8x8"
  • 9.25x7.4"


  • 12.7x9.5"
  • 9.5x12.7"
  • 11x11"
  • 13x11"

While we don't have small photo albums or an extra large photo album, we do offer alternatives. The small landscape Classic Photo Book (7x5.2" or 17.8x13.2cm) is a compact, everyday size and great for phone or Instagram photos. Our large landscape Classic Photo Album (13x11" or 33x27.9cm) is a commanding size and would look great on any coffee table.

Our Premium Photo Books are our most popular photo books and the Large Landscape is our bestselling format. This is closely followed by our Classic Medium Landscape Photo Book. All of our Photo Books are printed on sustainable, archival quality paper. They are also traditionally made and handcrafted. Visit the Compare our Range page to discover which is best for you.

Shipping costs will vary based on the size and quantity of your order, and the final destination. You can learn more about our worldwide shipping and estimated rates here. Please note that customs and policies vary from country to country and you, or the recipient of your book, may be subject to import and duties. Any customs fees are payable at the destination country upon delivery. Learn more about customs, import duties and local taxes.


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