Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Resolution requirements for putting photos in a book, part of Creating Photo Books with iPhoto.
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I'm glad you are excited about making a book.…I want to take just a quick moment to go through a few technical requirements …to make sure that you are ready to have all the source materials that you need.…Now you're going to have a bunch of photos and this is great.…These photos are going to tell your story.…They are going to share memories.…Chances are you've got tons of pictures.…However, not all of the pictures you have may be ready to use in a book.…You see, a book has a printed requirement of what we call pixels per inch …and in the case of Apple that's 150 pixels per inch, per printed inch.…
So if you think about this, it's some simple math.…If you have a five-inch photo, it needs to have 5 times 150.…Now that's a bigger number, 750 and you're saying, well, how in the world do I know that?…Don't worry.…Apple makes it easy.…We've popped up a support article here that will walk you through what happens…for the resolution requirements and you see that Apple spells it out by country or region …
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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