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.

 


 

June 2021 winner: Mr. & Mrs. Nuku


Mele, New Zealand

This beautiful wedding album captures the nuptials of Mr and Mrs Nuku on their special day in Wanaka, New Zealand. Showcasing the coming together of two families, the pages are filled with love, laughter, and dance. This is a true keepsake that will be cherished for generations.

Congratulations Mele on winning a MILK Premium Photo Book.

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Highly commended:


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Ben Fogg, UK

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Katherine DeGroot, USA

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More inspiration from our customers.

May 2021 winner:
Pop - A Day in His Life


Beth Buchanan, Australia

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Beth has beautifully captured ‘a day in the life’ of her beloved Pop. Letting the striking black and white portraits do the talking, she offers an uninterrupted glimpse at Pop’s day-to-day.

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April 2021 winner:
Venice


Bernhard Klug, Germany

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Following a visit in 2020, Bernhard has captured the unique and uninterrupted side of the usually bustling tourist spot. This travel photo book offers a new look at the floating city.

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March 2021 winner:
North Perth House


Nic Brunsdon, Australia

North Perth House on Moleskine Photo Book

This MILK Moleskine Photo Book documents the epic design and construction of North Perth House, a two-storey family home conceived by architect Nic Brundson. 

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February 2021 winner:
Twenty Twenty


Taylor Gibson, USA

Open Photo Book showing photo of young girl with parents.

This family album is beautifully simple. Filled with family photos shot at golden hour, it’s an effortless yet meaningful photo album. It will surely be treasured for generations to come.

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


Christopher Souza, USA

Desert of Morocco

Christopher's epic 200 page photo book is filled with vibrant travel photos. Every detail of his Moroccan adventure is captured from the busy markets to the empty yet breathtaking deserts.

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December 2020 winner:
Travel Photography


Wolfgang Schmitzberger, Austria

Travel photography

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.

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November 2020 winner:
Hanna & Minsu


Hanna Shim, USA

Open Photo Book showing photo of wedding ceremony with guests

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

Open Photo Book showing photo of Sikh wedding ceremony or Anand Karaj

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

Open Photo Book showing photo of newlyweds toasting their wedding with guests

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:
Dad


Celeste Twikler, Australia

Premium Photo Book with image of bearded man on three quarter wrap 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

Premium Wedding Photo Album with photo of couple in Iceland on cover

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

Open Photo Book showing photos of newlyweds smiling

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

Open Photo Book showing photo of family in field

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

Open Photo Book showing photo of newlyweds walking back down the aisle together

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:
Home


Shourya Ray, USA

Open Moleskine Photo Book showing photo of woman and cat

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

Open Photo Book showing photos of dogs in Iceland

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

Open Photo Book showing photos of Kenyan tribe

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

Open Photo Book showing photo of sea off Heaphy Track, 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

Open Photo Book showing photos of the Taj Mahal and the Great Gate, India

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

Open Photo Book showing photos of newlyweds posing in Japanese Garden

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

Photo Book with cover image of young family on the beach

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

Open Photo Book showing photos taken in South America

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

Open Photo Book showing photos of Indian wedding ceremony

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

Open Photo Book showing travel photo taken in Tibet

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

Open Photo Book showing photos of newlywed portraits taken on hillside

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:
Capstone


Gabrielle Karademos, USA

Classic Photo Book with image of bright moon on the cover

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:
fifty


Rick Friedman, USA

Photo Book with image of beach on sunny day on cover

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:
Antarctica


Carl Jani, United Kingdom

Open Photo Book showing photos of penguins in Antarctica

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

Open Photo Book showing photos of Japanese life

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

Open Photo Book showing sketches of landscapes and scenes

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:
London


Jason Kirchgessner, USA

Open Photo Book showing photos of Windsor Castle

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

Open Photo Book showing photos of bride and groom at castle wedding venue

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

Open Photo Album showing photo of newlyweds by the sea

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

Open Photo Book showing photo of young family by Provision Shop mural in 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:
Ballet


Juan Carlos Paredes, Ecuador

Open Moleskine Photo Book showing photos of ballerinas in the street

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

Open Photo Book showing photos of newlyweds at golden hour

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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Want to be in to win?

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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.

 

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