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Using the exercise files

From: Creating Photo Books with Blurb

Video: Using the exercise files

I have prepared some exercise files that I'll use to demonstrate some of the techniques throughout this course. If you are a premium member of the Lynda.com Online Training Library, you have access to those exercise files. I've organized the exercise files by chapter, the same chapters that you see in the Table of Contents for this course. Here on my Mac, I have put my exercise files out on my Desktop and I suggest you do the same. This is the Mac Finder where you can see the path to my exercise files. Inside the Exercise Files folder are chapter folders.

Using the exercise files

I have prepared some exercise files that I'll use to demonstrate some of the techniques throughout this course. If you are a premium member of the Lynda.com Online Training Library, you have access to those exercise files. I've organized the exercise files by chapter, the same chapters that you see in the Table of Contents for this course. Here on my Mac, I have put my exercise files out on my Desktop and I suggest you do the same. This is the Mac Finder where you can see the path to my exercise files. Inside the Exercise Files folder are chapter folders.

And inside each chapter folder are folders for just the movies that have exercise files. Now some chapters like 05 and 06 have no exercise files, and some movies have no exercise files. For those movies, you can use your own photos, and those of you who don't have access to any of the exercise files can use your own photos to follow along throughout the course. All of the photos that you see in this course were taken either by me or by John Lorenz, a great landscape photographer. If you do have access to the exercise files, I hope that you enjoy and are inspired by these examples.

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Creating Photo Books with Blurb

44 video lessons · 9028 viewers

Jan Kabili
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  1. 2m 47s
    1. Welcome
      1m 42s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 5s
  2. 12m 58s
    1. Choosing a theme
      2m 24s
    2. Planning a book
      4m 13s
    3. Organizing your assets
      6m 21s
  3. 1h 23m
    1. Preparing your photos for BookSmart
      5m 59s
    2. Color-managing your photos for BookSmart
      7m 7s
    3. Starting a new book in BookSmart
      6m 17s
    4. Importing photos from your computer
      4m 35s
    5. Importing photos from iPhoto (Mac only)
      7m 13s
    6. Importing photos from Lightroom
      6m 29s
    7. Importing photos from photo-sharing services
      2m 6s
    8. Touring the BookSmart interface
      3m 40s
    9. Laying out pages
      4m 23s
    10. Placing photos on pages
      6m 27s
    11. Troubleshooting image size issues
      4m 33s
    12. Adding text
      5m 2s
    13. Creating a cover
      7m 10s
    14. Customizing your book
      7m 52s
    15. Uploading your book to Blurb
      4m 28s
  4. 1h 12m
    1. Starting a new book in Bookify
      5m 30s
    2. Troubleshooting photo importing issues
      7m 16s
    3. Importing photos from photo-sharing services
      3m 6s
    4. Importing photos from iPhoto (Mac only)
      2m 9s
    5. Importing photos with the Lightroom plug-in
      7m 21s
    6. Completing a Lightroom book
      4m 30s
    7. Touring the editing interface
      6m 41s
    8. Placing photos on pages
      5m 10s
    9. Troubleshooting image size issues
      2m 56s
    10. Changing page layouts
      4m 17s
    11. Adding, deleting, and moving pages
      3m 3s
    12. Styling your book
      4m 18s
    13. Adding text
      5m 44s
    14. Creating a cover
      7m 43s
    15. Publishing your book to Blurb
      2m 25s
  5. 26m 46s
    1. Why use PDF to Book with Adobe InDesign?
      2m 1s
    2. Preparing your photos for InDesign
      8m 32s
    3. Downloading and installing the InDesign plug-in
      1m 45s
    4. Using the InDesign plug-in
      7m 39s
    5. Uploading your PDF to Blurb
      6m 49s
  6. 11m 46s
    1. Ordering your book
      4m 14s
    2. Selling in the Blurb bookstore
      3m 36s
    3. Marketing your book
      3m 56s
  7. 41s
    1. Goodbye
      41s

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