Designing a Photo Book

Designing a Photo Book

Designing a Photo Book is an Intermediate level course on Photography, created by the author, Nigel French. This course is an essential base for an individual who needs to get better at his/her Photography skills. It provides you a strong understanding on Photography, Printing Photos, Sharing Photos, Photography, Printing Photos and Sharing Photos.

Free Download - Designing a Photo Book
Author Nigel French
Publish Date 5/29/2013
Skill Intermediate
Duration 46m
Topic Photography
Video Tutorials 27
Last Update N/A

Photo books are a great way to display and preserve your memories, and services like iBooks and Blurb make it easy and affordable to create professional quality bound books. But your design choices are what make them special. Join designer Nigel French as he covers the basics of planning and building a photo book, reviews the qualities of good photo books, and examines the design principles at work in their creation—regardless of the software used. This course provides both inspiration and practical techniques for creating your photo book.

Topics include:

  • Making a flat plan and determining a schedule
  • Choosing and sequencing your images
  • Cropping images for maximum impacts
  • Adjusting tone and color
  • Printing duotones
  • Adding text
  • Designing the cover
  • Comparing types of books

Designing a Photo Book : Video Lessons

  • Welcome1m 13s
  • Planning your photo book1m 41s
  • Looking at photo book services4m
  • Choosing your tools1m 30s
  • Types of photo books1m 20s
  • Researching photo books1m 21s
  • Collaborating on photo books1m 4s
  • Making a flat plan and determining a schedule2m 28s
  • Choosing and sequencing your images3m 50s
  • Setting the page size and orientation1m 40s
  • Understanding the elements of a page2m 2s
  • Working with a layout grid1m 8s
  • Looking at background colors, images, and textures1m 10s
  • Cropping images for maximum impact2m 20s
  • Adjusting tone and color2m 53s
  • Sharpening your photos1m 16s
  • Printing duotones1m 24s
  • When and how to use a bleed1m 54s
  • Creating a cross-over1m 37s
  • Adding frames and borders1m 24s
  • Breaking the grid1m 33s
  • Adding text1m 57s
  • Choosing type2m 1s
  • Designing the cover2m 35s
  • Next steps39s

Recommended video tutorials from YouTube.

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  • How to Create Photo Album Templates From Scratch in Photoshop
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  • DateTime : 2017-09-20 16:59:31
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