Best photo books to give as gifts this holiday season

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2021, our list of ideas, by topic, by recipient and by price, to help you discover the perfect gift.

A photo book full of happy memories is the perfect gift for friends and family — especially this holiday season, where some families might be reuniting for the first time since the pandemic’s onset. The days of dropping off film canisters at a 24-hour photo counter and carefully arranging the prints in a physical album may be in the past, thanks to the digital era. But for me, nothing can replace cherishing family photos …