Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video The importance of ordering your photos, part of Creating Photo Books with iPhoto.
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One of the main reasons why I recommend the use of an album over a Smart Album…is that it becomes a lot easier to organize your images.…So if you've tapped into Photostream or a Smart Album to collect your pictures, …go ahead and still put those into a normal album so you can start to organize.…If you don't use an album the act of creating a book can be a bit messy.…For example, I could select an event and create a new book and what you'll notice …is that when I create the book, the photos are going to be extremely random.…
Notice that pictures that I would likely want to keep together or images …that I'd like to be sequential can somehow end up out of order.…iPhoto is a little bit random when it does this.…It just simply goes in the order that the pictures were shot if you build it on an event, …and the order that things are shot are rarely the order …that you want to present them in.…On the other hand, if you take the time to actually create an album …and I'll choose all the pictures in that album and when I create the book, …
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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