Creating Beautiful Photo Books
As photo enthusiasts we take thousands of photos each year that inevitably end up on a collection of hard-drives in the cupboard, never to be seen again! A great way to showcase your photos is to create a quality designed Photobook. A well-crafted printed photobook, beautifully positioned on your coffee table will impress family and friends for years to come.
If you've been thinking about making a photobook but not sure how to start, then this workshop will guide you through the process: from selecting your best photos, to page design layout and the final step of uploading online your final book layouts for professional printing.
In this Workshop you will learn how to design your own, high quality Photobook on your own laptops using the book-making software from PhotobookShop Australia (available as a free download from www.photobookshop.com.au).
PhotobookShop is an Australian owned and operated company giving you the tools to design your own Photobooks, Canvases and other photoprint products in the comfort of your home. The FREE design software lets you become the creative genius behind crafting your own book using photos from all occasions helping you capture your memories to share with friends and family near and far.
The focus of this 6-hour workshop is all about creating stunning books of your images. The topics we will cover include:
- Envisioning your project
- Choosing your book size, cover and page quality
- Selecting and editing your best images
- Ensuring images are the appropriate resolution
- Guidelines for create page design and image placement
- Adding text to your pages
- Using additional creative elements such as masks and frames to highlight your images
- Adding page background
- Proofing your book
- Uploading and ordering your book.
We will cover all the steps required to get you started on your book making journey and continue your project at home.
You've spent so much time and energy capturing your images, it's time to bring them to life!
Participants should have a reasonable working knowledge understanding of the laptop they are bringing along.
Whilst the instructor is happy to assist with post processing related questions, they will not be able to troubleshoot individual laptop issues.
Class size will be between 4-6 students. We limit our class sizes to create a more individual learning environment.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
You will need to bring your own laptop (PC or Mac) with PhotobookShop Software installed.
Have at least 20 images selected to create a draft book with.
Please also ensure your bring your power supply. A mouse is highly recommended. A note book may also be useful.
Tea, coffee and snacks