Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Preparing your photos for InDesign, part of Creating Photo Books with Blurb.
If you have chosen Blurb's PDF to Book bookmaking method, it's fair to assume…you're a creative professional who expects the closest possible match between the…way your photos look in your printed book and the way the photos look on your…monitor as you are preparing them for your book.…So, this movie sets out a color managed workflow for preparing your photos for…Blurb bookmaking in InDesign.…Adobe Photoshop is the best program to use to prepare your photos for this…workflow because it integrates well with InDesign and it has a soft proofing…feature for seeing how an RGB image will look printed on Blurb CMYK printers.…
As of now, other image editing programs like Elements or iPhoto or even Lightroom…don't allow for soft proofing.…By the way, some of the steps in this PDF to Book workflow are similar to steps…I described in the movie in Chapter 02 about color managing your photos for BookSmart.…So I'm not going to repeat everything I said there in this movie. I will just…refer you back to that movie for further explanation of some steps.…
- Planning a photo book
- Color managing photos for BookSmart
- Laying out pages in BookSmart
- Troubleshooting image size in BookSmart
- Importing photos to Bookify
- Adding, deleting, and moving pages in Bookify
- Downloading and installing Blurb's InDesign plug-in
- Uploading a PDF to Blurb
- Ordering and selling photo books
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Ready to Make a Book
2. Using Blurb BookSmart Desktop Software
3. Using Blurb Bookify Online
4. Using PDF to Book
5. Ordering and Selling Your Book
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