Join Mikkel Aaland for an in-depth discussion in this video Cropping, resizing, and saving images for EPUB, part of Creating Photography Ebooks.
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In this video I'll show you how I've cropped, re-sized and saved my images in …preparation for my epub document. So I'm going to start by cropping my …images, I'll select the crop to over here on the Toolbar and up here under the …Width, I'm going to start off with 768 because I'm going to crop this right to …the exact size of the iPad which is the size I've set up my ePub document in InDesign. …So 768 pixels, px, that's very important, type that in, and then our height is 1024 pixels.…
PX. And the resolution is 150. …These are all settings I've created already in my ePub doc in InDesign. …And I'm going to match those here when I do my cropping and resizing in Photoshop. …So now, with those set, all I have to do is click on the image and drag. …And I have now the exact portions. And I just need to click and drag that …box around. I can grab the edges and change the size, …but it's holding the same aspect ratio though, so I don't have to worry about that.…
And I must move it around to get the crop just right. …
- What is an ebook?
- The process in a nutshell, from start to finish
- Creating and designing an ebook in InDesign
- Adding hyperlinks and a table of contents
- Exporting to the EPUB format
- Publishing and marketing your ebook