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Printing commercially

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Video: Printing commercially

So the next share control I'm going to talk about is this button called Shop. Now in previous versions this used to be called export to print, or buy prints, and you can get that indication just on hover. But essentially, you're going to take your photographs and when you add them to your tray, you are going to take all of those, and when you click on Shop, it's going to redirect you to a series of services. You might recognize some of these services. These are all online printing services. And if you can find one that you work with or have an account with, go ahead and choose it now.

Printing commercially

So the next share control I'm going to talk about is this button called Shop. Now in previous versions this used to be called export to print, or buy prints, and you can get that indication just on hover. But essentially, you're going to take your photographs and when you add them to your tray, you are going to take all of those, and when you click on Shop, it's going to redirect you to a series of services. You might recognize some of these services. These are all online printing services. And if you can find one that you work with or have an account with, go ahead and choose it now.

The example I'm going to choose the Shutterfly. I have an account with Shutterfly. Once you select your service, it will invite you to log in. I'm going to go ahead and do that now. Now remember, Picasa can keep a lot of different accounts for you. Just because this is my Gmail account, this is not the same login as I use for the web albums. This is your specific account for that printing service. Make sure you remember that. You can save the password if you like for return visits, and then also enter the album name.

Now the album name is different than the web album. This is not up on Picasa. This is a new folder that's going to be created up on my Shutterfly service. I'm going to call this Travels_prints. Once I hit OK, you get some dialog box that it's uploading those photos directly into the service. Once your upload is complete, you can see that it redirects you into your default browser and automatically logs you in into the corresponding interface. Since I chose Shutterfly, this is the place where it's going to send me.

You'll be presented with the corresponding interface. Now that your photos are uploaded in the respective service, you can do anything you want that corresponds to that service. In this case, order prints, make photo books, cards, etcetera. Use this to essentially print and deliver commercialized quality prints.

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Picasa 3 Essential Training

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  1. 2m 9s
    1. Welcome
      1m 14s
    2. Using the exercise files
      55s
  2. 6m 39s
    1. What's new in Picasa 3
      3m 2s
    2. Downloading and installing Picasa on the PC
      2m 17s
    3. Downloading and installing Picasa on the Mac
      1m 20s
  3. 34m 3s
    1. Organizational paradigms
      5m 36s
    2. Exploring the interface
      3m 27s
    3. Using the Task tray
      2m 28s
    4. Adding a custom button to the Task tray
      1m 48s
    5. Exploring the Help and Tools pulldown menus
      2m 58s
    6. Importing photos and movies from a camera or card reader
      3m 53s
    7. Searching and archiving your growing library
      5m 24s
    8. Remembering your memories
      6m 17s
    9. Using the new Desktop Photo Viewer
      2m 12s
  4. 29m 23s
    1. Using folders and albums
      4m 0s
    2. Tagging and rating your photos
      6m 58s
    3. Using filters effectively
      2m 51s
    4. Searching for photos
      4m 30s
    5. Deleting, hiding, and removing photos
      2m 46s
    6. Creating and editing a new online album
      5m 37s
    7. Screen captures made easy
      2m 41s
  5. 32m 21s
    1. Using the Basic Fixes palette
      4m 45s
    2. Using the Tuning palette
      1m 59s
    3. Using the Effects palette
      4m 32s
    4. Using the Retouch tool
      1m 32s
    5. Applying red-eye repair
      1m 10s
    6. Flirting with black & white, sepia, and tinting
      2m 55s
    7. Effective cropping and straightening
      6m 32s
    8. Adding captions, text, and watermarks
      3m 8s
    9. Using effects effectively
      3m 39s
    10. Batch-editing for speed
      2m 9s
  6. 1h 15m
    1. Creating and playing a slideshow
      2m 36s
    2. Creating gift CDs
      3m 53s
    3. Uploading photos
      6m 23s
    4. Emailing photos
      4m 50s
    5. Using the Share button to upload and email photos at the same time
      1m 18s
    6. Setting printing controls for local printing
      6m 10s
    7. Exporting photos
      4m 9s
    8. Advanced exporting to HTML galleries and Flash
      3m 19s
    9. Customizing your export templates
      3m 28s
    10. Reordering and customizing your share buttons
      2m 8s
    11. Printing commercially
      1m 57s
    12. Creating a collage
      5m 34s
    13. Creating and editing movies and uploading to YouTube
      6m 56s
    14. Blogging photos quickly using BlogThis!
      2m 43s
    15. Creating a blog post via email
      4m 22s
    16. Sharing via Facebook
      1m 24s
    17. Sharing via Flickr
      2m 9s
    18. Uploading photos to SmugMug
      2m 23s
    19. Posting photos from iPhone to your web album
      1m 39s
    20. Viewing web albums on the iPhone
      1m 8s
    21. Downloading and synchronizing web albums
      5m 7s
    22. Turning a web album into a live RSS feed
      2m 9s
  7. 42m 13s
    1. Getting started
      3m 38s
    2. Creating web albums
      5m 53s
    3. Organizing and reordering albums
      1m 54s
    4. Deleting an album
      1m 0s
    5. Adding locations to albums and images using the Album Map
      1m 56s
    6. Adding captions to albums
      1m 58s
    7. Adding tags in web albums
      1m 46s
    8. Changing General settings
      3m 11s
    9. Changing Email Notification settings
      41s
    10. Changing Privacy and Permissions settings
      5m 39s
    11. Changing Storage settings
      2m 9s
    12. Identifying people in photos using face recognition
      3m 21s
    13. Sharing web albums
      3m 16s
    14. Downloading albums and downloading images
      2m 34s
    15. Creating projects using the Download tab
      2m 5s
    16. Ordering prints
      1m 12s
  8. 17s
    1. Goodbye
      17s

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