Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing and sequencing your images, part of Designing a Photo Book.
Unless you're a famous photographer, your photo book will probably be more …successful if it is arranged around a strong theme, rather than a greatest hits monograph. …So when making a shortlist of photos to include, think about the themes of your work. …You can spark ideas for thematic grouping by looking at the work of others. …You may over a period of time also notice that some themes emerge organically. …I find that by keywording images, themes in my work that I hadn't even known were …there begin to emerge. Over a period of time I might only half …knowingly amass a group of images around a theme.…
It can sometimes be surprising to revisit my keyword list and find that I have 10, …20 or more images tagged with the same keyword. …Bridge and Lightroom are very useful tools for making short lists of images. …They allow you to stack photos, make pics, filter your view, and batch rename …your images to lock in a particular image sequence. …Once you have decided upon a theme, you should determine the criteria for …
- Making a flat plan and determining a schedule
- Choosing and sequencing your images
- Cropping images for maximum impacts
- Adjusting tone and color
- Printing duotones
- Adding text
- Designing the cover
- Comparing types of books
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Creating Photo Books with iPhotowith Richard Harrington2h 7m Intermediate
1. Planning the Photo Book
2. The Page as a Canvas
3. Arranging Images on the Page
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