Simply put, an
Elias Storybook is a collection of images from one of our portrait sessions,
mounted into a custom leather album.
The Storybook is a story in
pictures, which depicts an impression of an individual or family while they are
just being themselves. If you look through the images in our portrait section,
you can see a story about these people, and you have a window into their lives.
For them, it is a tangible piece of history, an outward expression of their
While a studio portrait may
depict a person's appearance, a Storybook also shows emotion, interaction,
setting and history. It is a visual representation of a shared memory that can
be preserved and passed on to others.
The book itself is a handmade,
leather bound volume. The images you choose are retouched then finished with
protective lacquer. Each is mounted by hand into your Storybook, which is
personalized with imprinting on the leather of your choice.
are meant to be shared for generations and are likely to become treasured
heirlooms for years to come.