Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing a theme for your book, part of Creating Photo Books with iPhoto.
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We're ready for the fun part, and that's the theme or the style.…Once you've locked in the style of binding and the size of the book, …you can choose the theme that you want to use.…Now, these themes convey totally different moods.…Some of them are fun and playful;…some of them are very serious, meant for professionals to share their photos.…So, it's up to you which one you pick.…When I choose my size and my binding, I'm now presented with an option of themes.…I could choose from a pop-up list if I want to jump right to a particular theme,…or I could use the carousel option here to step through.…
Some themes only have one option.…For example, this Watercolor theme has a collection of pages but uses …a bunch of different colors.…On the other hand, the Contemporary theme offers a white, and a gray.…You have the ability of choosing using a neutral gray for the photographic background, …which is quite popular because it minimizes the distraction …or the visual influence on the photos or a white background, which is very clean.…
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- Organizing images in albums
- Choosing a size and theme for your book
- Adding background photos
- Adding more pages
- Changing the page order
- Formatting the cover
- Cropping, straightening, and enhancing images
- Using maps in the layout
- Watching a slideshow of the book
- Ordering from the printer
- Creating a PDF of your book