Get Ready to Be Amazed by BayBooks
We have some exciting news: BRI books will now be fulfilled by Bay Photo!
Bay Photo Lab has been trusted by Professional Photographers and Artists since 1976. Bay Photo is known for its expert craftsmanship and the same high-quality standards you have come to expect from BRI.
Switching to Bay Photo is Easy
Open a Bay Photo Account
Head to bayphoto.com and in the upper right corner, click the My Account icon, then Get an Account. When you sign up for a Bay Photo account, you'll receive 25% off your first order!
Choose Your Ordering Method
Order BayBooks in any of their industry-leading ordering solutions: BayROES, online ordering, and BayDesigner. Compare Bay Photo ordering solutions.
We're Here for You
We're dedicated to your success and a smooth transition. Bay Photo support is available Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Pacific Time. Chat with a Bay Photo expert!
Which Bay Product is Right for Me?
Similar to BRI Photo Books, BayBooks are press-printed yet offer even more cover materials and paper options.
COVERS Hardcover and Softcover Full-Wrap Photo, Leatherette, Fabric, Ecosuede & more
SIZES from 5x5" to 11x14"
PAGES are Layflat Hinged or Perfect Bound (Gull Wing)
Similar to BRI Picture Books, the Bay Photo Sunrise Albums feature back-to-back pages with a tight center crease. Pages are photographic, not press printed.
COVERS in Photowrap, Leather, Linen, Leatherette
SIZES from 5x5" to 12x12"
PAGES are Back-to-Back photographic prints
Exclusively at Bay Photo
25% Off Studio Sample Books
Bay Photo offers 25% off studio sample books. Samples are essential; they help clients imagine how their own book will look. Find out how to order a studio sample here.
Soft Photo Covers
BayBooks feature your choice of hard or soft full-wrap photo covers. Hardcovers are made from photo-wrapped masonite while softcovers are made from a UV coated Indigo print.
Hardcover Material Options
Choose from 48 hardcover materials including EcoSkin, EcoSuede, Linen, Leatherette, and Tooled Leather.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I order?
Do I need to create a separate account at Bay Photo or will my BRI account information transfer over?
BRI and Bay Photo customer accounts are separate. In order to use Bay Photo's ordering software, you will need to open a Bay Photo account.
Which Bay Photo product is best for me?
I pre-sold a BRI book for an event next year. Will BRI be able to make the book?
We will accept BRI book orders until August 31, 2023. After that time, you will need to order books from Bay Photo. If you would like recommendations on the best Bay Photo product for your needs, please read above or feel free to contact us.
Does Bay Photo offer Companion Books?
I designed my book in Cascade. Will my client still be able to review it before printing?
For current Cascade users, the Approve My Album (and Book) feature will be available until August 31, 2023.
My client has not yet approved their book for printing and I designed the book in Cascade. What are my options?
For current Cascade users, we will accept BRI book orders until August 31, 2023. If your client is not ready to order by that date, you can export your Cascade book pages as flattened JPEGS to order a book from Bay Photo. If you would like recommendations on the best Bay Photo product for your needs, please read above or feel free to contact us.
How much time will I have to reset my studio's package pricing?
The last day for us to receive BRI album orders will be August 31, 2023. Beyond that time, please plan your pricing according to Bay Photo's book line.
Can I still access option and pricing information for BRI albums and books?
Yes, click the following links for detailed product information:
Will I be able to access to my past BRI invoices?
You will continue to have access to your past BRI invoices by logging into My Account at blackriverimaging.com.