How It Works
1. Sign up
If you’re a professional photographer, become a Pro Member today to start working with us.
Select the albums that best suit your business and clients’ needs.
Design your album using Fundy, SmartAlbums, or other design software.
Submit your files and order your albums online.
Have us ship to your studio or drop ship directly to your clients.
Deliver albums & make your clients HAPPY!
Apply for a Pro Membership
To begin working with us, you must be a professional photographer and apply for a pro membership. Please allow up to 1 business day for your application to be reviewed. Once you are approved, you will have access to pricing and will be able to begin ordering.
If you are a bride, groom, or a potential end-client interested in acquiring our products, please contact your photographer.Sign up
Selecting a Service
At Renaissance, we strive to cover all of the aspects to offering albums under one roof. Finding the right service for your album is important, so please take the time to review what service works best for you.
[ Binding Service Only ]
[ Print + Bind/Assembly ]
[ Design +Print + Bind ]
This option is for those of you who already use a lab that you love, but still want to create a beautiful handmade album. Simply send us the prints from your lab with the order details, and we’ll take care of the rest.
* Available for Soho and Fine Art albums only.
- Turnaround time is approximately 1-2 weeks.
- Your prints must be trimmed to size and numbered in order on the back.
- Must include page index for us to double check the page order of the album.
Design your layouts in any design software that allows you to export high resolution JPEG files (i.e. Fundy or Smart Albums). Then login to our Pro Member Site and send us your print-ready files using our own Online Ordering System, ROES or FTP.
* Available for Soho, Fine Art, Galleria, Essex,
Bowery, and Hudson.
Services (for stock albums)
We offer a print & assembly service for Hudson and Ambiance stock albums.
For custom albums
- Turnaround time is approximately 2-3 weeks.
- Rush Service Fee = 25% of order total added upcharge.
- High Resolution JPEG image files: minimum 254 dpi, up to 15 MB per file.
- Working color space: sRGB or Adobe 1998.
- Designed, print-ready files must be submitted in the exact page size required and in correct sequence, clearly numbered. The first file should start with #1. If a cover image is required, the file must be marked “cover.”
- Images will be printed “as is.” Please double-check each file for resolution, color, and quality before submitting them. Renaissance Albums is not responsible for any print quality issues due to low-res images.
- Renaissance Albums is not responsible for color correcting and/or color matching.
- Proof prints are available upon request for first
For stock albums
- Send original image files via FTP with a Word document of order details.
- For Ambiance, use PSD templates to design and plan layout, then flatten and save them as JPEGs.
Having trouble designing your albums or simply don’t have the time to do so? Let our design team do the work for you. Send us your color corrected images with instructions on how you would like your album layouts. Once the designs are done, proof the layouts online using a link that can be shared with your clients. You are allowed two sets of changes to your original design at no additional charge.
* Available for Soho, Fine Art, Galleria, Essex, and Bowery.
- 2 rounds of unlimited changes
- Approximately 1 week turnaround for first design proofs, 2-3 days for revisions
- 2-3 weeks to create the album upon your approval
Selecting Album Type
At Renaissance, we strive to cover all of the aspects to offering albums under one roof. Finding the right style of album is important, so please take the time to review what product works best for you.
|Soho||Fine Art||Essex||Essex Plus||Bowery||Stitched Bowery||Galleria|
|Type||Flush mount||Flush mount||Flush mount||Flush mount||Press print||Press print||Flush & Mat|
|Cover Opening option||Limited||Limited|
|Deluxe Presentation Box|
|Spine Shape||Round / Flat||Round / Flat||Flat||Flat||Flat||Flat||Round / Flat|
|Spreads (min-max)||5-25||5, 10, or 15||15 or 20|
|Cover Material||All linens, silks, and non-leathers, Chelsea & Gramercy leathers||Flink or Dove White||Black only|
|Cover Opening Option||Plain or Center square opening (OP1)||Plain or 2″x6″ opening|
Ordering a Sample Album
If you plan on offering albums, then creating sample albums for your client meetings is a must. It would not only showcase your amazing images, but a sample album would also provide your clients with a tangible item to see, touch and feel – and also draw inspiration from. Order your sample album today!
TIP: ordering a Material Kit (cover swatches) for your clients is also highly recommended.
Don’t know how to design albums? No worries. We offer design services to help you create beautiful layouts for you clients. If you prefer to have more control, our partners at Fundy Designer and SmartAlbums make the album design process extremely easy for you. These programs are used (and loved) by thousands of photographers worldwide. Equipped with tons of album building tools and features, we highly recommend these programs when it comes to managing your workflow and album design.
Editing and Post Processing
Our friends at The Image Salon are the best at what they do. Please check them out and let them bring out the best in your work while you go and enjoy your free time.