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 Books pick our most loved project and with the creator's permission it is shared 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.



August Winner: Hachi & Nari

Jun Tanai, Japan

Embark on a colorful journey with corgi pups Hachi & Nari, who go on numerous outdoor adventures in Japan. These photographs are captured with a beautiful softly-lit tone that perfectly complements the Moleskine format.

Thank you, Jun, for sharing these adorable photos with us, and congratulations on winning a Premium Photo Book.

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Highly commended:

Two penguins in Antarctica standing on icy rocks and feeding


Ang Weir, New Zealand

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French grandma in black dress walking through trimmed bushes in garden


Martin Tournebize, France

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More inspiration from our customers

July 2023 winner:
Shehla & Rameez

Sumaiya Asghar, USA

Open portrait wedding magazine with photos of Indian newlywed couple holding hands together in red and white wedding attire

Immerse yourself in a vibrant love story as this couple celebrates their love with a contemporary magazine. We loved the shimmering red & gold details in Shehla’s dress.

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June 2023 winner:
Windy Gully

Paulie Eaborn, Australia

Open black portrait premium photo book of farm animals and young boy at sunset in barn under trees

This captivating portrait photo book captures the scenic beauty of life on a farmland and heartfelt moments of a family cherishing their time in a cozy countryside home.

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May 2023 winner:
A Portrait of Auckland

Hannah Davey, New Zealand

Open Square Moleskine Photo Book with photos of Auckland local street with red car, white letterbox, and red flowers on display

This stunning Moleskine Photo Book takes us on a journey through one of the local communities in Auckland, New Zealand. It features stories from residents, giving a genuine glimpse into their daily lives and leaving us moved by their warmth and humility.

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April 2023 winner:
Family of Four

Kana Tanaka, Japan

Open Square Premium Photo Book of Japanese children eating rice balls and playing in the snow during winter outside home

Kana chose to archive some of the many special moments shared with her family within a Softcover Photo Book. It was heart-warming to see how the seasons were woven through her children’s memories. These photos were a delight to look through.

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March 2023 winner:
The Orange Garden

Elizabeth Kelly, Australia

Open photo book of family celebrating orange themed birthday party for son in backyard all wearing shades of orange

Elizabeth preserved the memories of her vibrant orange birthday party to celebrate her son Aiden’s third birthday. We were inspired by the variety of treats and lively atmosphere shown in her large photo album. So fun!

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February 2023 winner:
The First Ten Years

Katherine Heise, Australia

Open Moleskine Photo Book with photos of young girl wearing shades of pink

Katherine has crafted a timeless keepsake full of portrait photography that beautifully chronicles her daughter’s first ten years of life. Preserved within the pages of our iconic Moleskine Photo Book format, this book is a delight to flip through.

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January 2023 winner:
Our Day

Eric Meyer, Australia

Wedding photo of couple in front of sunset sky

On Christmas Eve 2020, Eric and Julia, dressed in their wedding finery, headed out to the cliffs of North Bondi, New South Wales to celebrate their love.

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December 2022 winner:
Through Our Lens 2022

Dee Dee Lim, USA

Beach sunset landscape photo of California by the sea

This beautiful coffee table book offers a glimpse into Dee Dee and Michael’s adventures in nature. Discover the many landscapes of California in this inspiring travelogue.

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November 2022 winner:
Christiane & Rebecca

Christiane Pheil, USA

MILK Wedding Magazine

This Wedding Magazine is filled with stunning portraits in the snow and sprinkled with quotes, lyrics, speeches and heartfelt messages which tell the beautiful story of their love.

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October 2022 winner:

Thomas Christian Keller, Germany

Portfolio photography photo book

A wonderful compilation of images taken by Thomas Christian Keller from 2016-2021, this keepsake is a celebration of all things travel; culture, landscapes, adventure and more.

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September 2022 winner:

Emily Tesselaar, Canada

Travel Photo Book

This family trip shines in our large portrait Premium Photo Book. Discover their beautiful travel adventure spent on the jagged coastlines and picturesque mountains of Iceland.

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August 2022 winner:
Mr & Mrs Sparkes

Jenna Sparkes, New Zealand

Wedding Photo Book

This stunning elopement shines in our new magazine format. Their intimate yet adventurous wedding produced beautiful portraits against the mountains and alpine lakes of Queenstown.

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July 2022 winner:
Two Marshmallows

Chris McClain, USA

Customer wedding magazine

Beautiful photography accompanied by text captures all 'chapters' of the special milestone, from the arrival hike and rehearsal dinner to ceremony celebrations and the reception.

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June 2022 winner:
Amboseli National Park

Stephen Burke, UAE

June: Amboseli National Park

The wildlife of Amboseli National Park are the stars of this winning book. Stephen has gotten up close and personal to capture the drama of these majestic animals in stunning definition.

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May 2022 winner:
The Cunningham Family

Annie Catford, Australia

May: The Cunningham Family

Annie has crafted a beautiful photo book that we feel so strongly captures the love this family has for one another. It is a delight to witness such moments of happiness under warm rays of sunshine.

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April 2022 winner:
the bird book

Anne Cirillo, USA

April: the bird book

Anne has given us the rare opportunity of a close-up of America’s most striking birds. Her magazine is a stunning visual diary that lovingly shares the beauty she found during a difficult year.

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March 2022 winner:
This is Us

Shasta Holland, Australia

This is Us - Shasta Holland

A stunning location, a loving family and a great photographer. This simple recipe always succeeds — this time for Shasta and her family, who's loving moments are captured to revisit time and time again.

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February 2022 winner:

Sarah Harvey, USA

Scotland - Sarah Harvey

Sarah invites us to introspectively gaze into intriguing beauties which lie beneath the clouds of Scotland. We adore the charming historic architecture and landscapes of vast mountains which she has captured.

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January 2022 winner:
The One

Yen-Pei Huang, USA

Open photo album showing spread of wedding photos

A touching portrait of true love, where we see the couple share pizza, walks in the rain, and one another’s hand in marriage. All cohesively wrapped up with touches of red, and a delightful toy goose.

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December 2021 winner:
The Family We Have Built

Natalie Rose Schuh, USA

Photo book with cover image of people walking on grass

What happens when you surprise your parents with a photo shoot on the annual family hike? You get beautiful family photos featuring three generations in picturesque nature. It's breathtaking.

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Want to be in to win?

Laptop of MILK online photo flipbook with social media sharing function highlighted

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.