Adding a background photo


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Adding a background photo

As you start to Layout the pages, you don't just have to stop with color. You can mix in photos from your trip or your adventures and start to use those as backdrops. Maybe it's the sand of the beach that you took that vacation to or a nice blue sky, you can use any photo you want from your collection as a backdrop or turn to Stock Photo Sites to get more ideas. Let's click over to the next page and I'll start by looking at the layout. In this case I want to put a handful of photos on the page.

I'm going to go with two and I want to use an option that has enough room for the backdrop to show through. So, in this case, I think this is a good option here. Let's select the photos and we'll start to place those. What I'd like to do is get a sense of the architecture. Let's drop in a couple of pictures. Notice how the layout adjusted to accommodate the photo there. I like that composition.

While I'm at it, I'm going to very quickly fix that pictur...

Adding a background photo
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Adding a background photo provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Creating Photo Books with iPhoto

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Photography
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iPhoto
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