Book of the month

Get ready to be inspired.

Nothing makes us happier than seeing the beautiful books and albums made by our customers. Each month, we at MILK pick our favorite project with the hope of inspiring others and to celebrate Moments of Inspiration, Love, and Kinship.

For even more inspiring customer projects, discover our runners up showcase featuring all of our past Book of the Month finalists.



January 2021 winner: A Tour of the Deserts & Kasbahs of Morocco

Christopher Souza, USA

Christopher's epic 200 page photo book is filled with hundreds of vibrant travel photos. Every detail of his Moroccan adventure is captured from the busy and colorful markets to the empty yet breathtaking deserts. It's a beautiful photo diary that makes us feel like we're right there alongside him.

Congratulations Christopher on creating a wonderful travel memento and on winning a MILK Premium Photo Book.

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Highly commended:

Newlyweds and bridal party

Catherine Jow, USA

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Stephanie Peterson, USA

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December 2020 winner: Travel Photography

Wolfgang Schmitzberger, Austria

Take a trip around the world as you turn through the pages of Wolfgang's vibrant and rich photography. Mesmerizing moments have been frozen in time with his creative eye.

Congratulations Wolfgang on winning a MILK Premium Photo Book.

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Highly commended:


A couple on their wedding day holding a flower frame in foreground

Andrea Jones, USA

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A mother, father and their two young children in a park during autumn

Jade Poon, Hong Kong

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More inspiration from our customers.

November 2020 winner:
Hanna & Minsu

Hanna Shim, USA

December Book of the Month winner

The beautiful wedding day of Hanna and Minsu has been captured and preserved moment by moment. Laughter, intimacy and love fill the spreads as you turn each page. Congratulations Hanna and Minsu on your special day.

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October 2020 winner:
Ishaan & Mansimran

Ishaan Kahlon, USA

October Book of the Month

This photo album captures the spectacular Sikh Wedding, or Anand Karaj, of Ishaan and Mansimran. A vibrant celebration of commitment, culture and family, each page is a timeless record of the day's most picturesque and intimate moments.

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September 2020 winner:
Lauren & Daniel

Lauren Owens, Australia

A couple toasting on their wedding day

Lauren and Daniel wed in the intimate company of loved ones including their four-legged bridal party. Their elegant portraits flow seamlessly to make this timeless album.

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August 2020 winner:

Celeste Twikler, Australia

Photo book with black and white photo of male on cover

Celeste's photo book is a heartfelt ode to her father. Made with love, it's a beautiful birthday gift that celebrates his storied life in photos and a poem.

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July 2020 winner:
An Icelandic Wedding

Shaun Young, USA


Shaun and Timothy wed in front of their closest friends and family. Celebrating their love and the nation's dramatic landscapes, this beautiful wedding album had us captivated from start to finish.

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June 2020 winner:
Karielle & Andrew

Karielle Reichert, USA

Couple on their wedding day

Karielle & Andrew celebrated their wedding day at a Californian cactarium. Their newlywed portraits looked beautiful against the native desert plant life.

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May 2020 winner:
Fifty Things I Love About You

Elissa Bottles, USA


This book is a beautiful display of love from Elissa to her husband. Each page is a tribute to him in a beautiful and personal way.

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April 2020 winner:
Alice & Yi-Luen

Yi-Luen Tan, Australia


Married amid picturesque Wanaka, Alice and Yi-Luen's intimate ceremony is beautifully captured in this stunning memento.

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March 2020 winner:

Shourya Ray, USA


This quirky collection of black & white photographs is proof you can make a great photo book with nothing more than a camera and a pet. A simple and raw collection of moments, this book is both elegant and unique.

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February 2020 winner:
Arctic Light Adventure

Richard Paas, Netherlands


Inside this travel book are stunning stills from Richard's exploration of northern Iceland. Through his lens, witness an array of breathtaking landscapes, each dedicated a single or double page spread. This book is truly spectacular.

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January 2020 winner:
Kenya 2019

Antonio Camacho, Mexico


Feel the rich and vibrant culture of Kenya come to life in this truly spectacular travel book. From beginning to end, this book captivates with its lively photography and effortless flow.

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December 2019 winner:
The Heaphy

Nathan Ramsey, New Zealand


This book is one family filled adventure. Each page holds memories told through photos, stories, poems and illustrations. The personal touches are what makes a photo book a true family memento.

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November 2019 winner:
A Family Journey Through Rajasthan

Kate Cameron-Donald, New Zealand


This mini memento captures the essence of India. Although the book itself may be small, the memories it preserves are immeasurable.

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October 2019 winner:
Angela & Pete

Peter Jones, United Kingdom


Within these pages lay memories captured of Peter and Angela on their gorgeous wedding day. Their album beautifully preserves every moment of love and laughter.

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September 2019 winner:
A Day at the Beach

Josie Blines, Australia


Between exploring rock pools and sandy cuddles, we see their love and laughter preserved. These are the precious little family moments worth remembering.  

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August 2019 winner:
Peter's Travels

Oscar Pak, USA


Within these pages lie moments captured of places and faces throughout the travels of Peter. The stories behind the striking images are well worth taking a few moments to read. 

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July 2019 winner:
Ushi & John

Ushi Patel, USA


This wedding book is part of a series which encapsulates the stunning ceremony of Ushi and John. A day like this not only celebrates the coming together of two people but also two families, that's exactly what is preserved in their extraordinary photo book.

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June 2019 winner:
Yunnan Shangry La Tibet

Enrico Rosignoli, Italy


Enrico's stunning photography brings the culture, history and breathtaking scenery of Tibet to life. The book beautifully showcases the contrast between the hustle and bustle of village streets with the simplicity of everyday Tibetan life.

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May 2019 winner:
Mr & Mrs White

Caitlin White, New Zealand


In just 26 pages we get a glimpse into the beautiful summer wedding of Caitlin and her husband. Moments were captured of love and laughter between friends and family. Take a look into their beautiful wedding that was celebrated in a breathtaking New Zealand location.

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April 2019 winner:

Gabrielle Karademos, USA


This collection features spectacular photographs taken from across America, all in striking definition. In just 40 pages, we see Gabriella’s talent for capturing color, scenery and emotion through varied shots of nature, landmarks and people.

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March 2019 winner:

Rick Friedman, USA


This book is a celebration of the beauty in urban life. It's divided into 6 chapters; each one named using simple captions from “Enjoy the ride” to “We are small”. It reminds us of lines in poetry, fitting as the collection feels like an ode to urbanity.

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February 2019 winner:

Carl Jani, United Kingdom


With this travel photo album, Carl showcases Antarctic wildlife. His stunning, high-quality photographs show us albatross, penguins, leopard and fur seals, and even whales up close. It's a wonder to behold.

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January 2019 winner:
Four Weeks in Japan With Ben

Garry Crompton, USA


Garry's photo book beautifully captures his trip to Japan. His photographs of everyday scenes paint an honest and intriguing picture of urban Japanese life, and the few quiet rural shots in-between accentuate that feeling of city bustle. The simplicity of layout and story creates an easy flow that engages from start to finish.

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December 2018 winner:
Travel Sketches

Sebastian James, United Kingdom


Sebastian has created a captivating art book with this beautiful collection of travel sketches. Each page depicts a colorful interpretation of a beautiful vista or cityscape. From the Grecian coast to an Italian street, we get to see another way in which a traveller can be inspired to preserve a moment in time, not with a camera but a pencil.

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November 2018 winner:

Jason Kirchgessner, USA


Jason has created a detailed photo-diary of his tour of England and France. As he journeys from sight to sight, we get to experience them alongside him. It leaves you feeling like you were there too; a trip abroad without the jetlag.

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October 2018 winner:
Lisa & Clark

Lisa Weetman, USA


This wedding book is 152 pages of opulence. With a magnificent castle venue, traditional Scottish celebrations, and a fireworks finale; this would've been one epic wedding day. It's certainly an epic photo book.

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September 2018 winner:
A Seaside Wedding

Iryna Demchenko, United Kingdom


This wedding book opens with a simple yet beautiful marriage blessing. The photos that follow mirror that same sentiment of love and ease. With just 32 pages, Iryna beautifully shares the joy of their seaside wedding, continuing the feeling of minimal elegance seen in their luxurious but intimate ceremony.

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August 2018 winner:
Blair Road, Singapore

Monica Acree, Singapore


This unique project is both a family photo book and a love-letter to Singaporean architecture. The young family pose in the street they once lived, introducing their son to a place that is dear to their hearts. For them, memory lane is filled with colorful shophouses - making for a beautiful and meaningful backdrop.

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July 2018 winner:

Juan Carlos Paredes, Ecuador


The art and skill of ballet is cultivated in the studio and perfected on the stage. But this monochrome Moleskine collection depicts professional ballerinas outside of these expected environments. To see them performing steps in an urban landscape not only heightens their beauty but the beauty of their surroundings.

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June 2018 winner:
Our Wedding

Ljubljana Smith, United Kingdom


Two soulmates, an amazing venue, and an intimate ceremony - these are the makings of a great wedding day and a great wedding album. With just 40 pages, this album is able to communicate the love of their event and all the small details between. Classic, minimal, and visually captivating, we loved this album at MILK.

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May 2018 winner:
Street Art

Stefan Wagner, Germany


This Moleskine Photo Book is a triumph of creativity; not just Stefan's but the nameless contributors whose spray cans and deft hands he is celebrating. It is an exhibition of beauty in unlikely places and a call to "Follow the white rabbit" wherever it leads.

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April 2018 winner:
Father's Day

Declan Whealing, Australia


More than a collection of travel photos, this book is a beautiful tribute to an adventurous father. He is seen on an epic journey, spanning Southeast Asia and Europe. Each frame has us yearning not just for a place but a time.

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Want to be in to win?


Each month one lucky person will win a MILK Premium Photo Book. To be in to win, simply feature your project via the 'My Online Photo Books' page within your MILK account. See our Terms of Use page for full details.