Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Looking at photo book services, part of Designing a Photo Book.
There are many online photo book printing services. …Here is a list of some popular sites. This course is not a comparison of these …services but rather hopes to help you make an informed decision based upon the …requirements of your project. Here are some factors to consider when …evaluating these services. Templates or creative control. …When designing your pages are you required to use propriariaty templates or …can you use the software your already familar with.…
If you know anything about book design and have a working knowledge of the Adobe …Creative Suite you may find on-line templates limiting. …If you want complete creative control, make sure your service allows you to use …your own software and upload a PDF. To keep down costs, on-line photo book …services offer a limited range of book sizes. …These vary from one service to another. Make sure that your service offers a size …that shows off your work in its best light.…
What paper stocks are offered? Again, to keep down costs, the choice …
- 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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