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The Photo Book Wizard: An introduction to Digital Photo Book Making

Robin Nichols, The Photo Book Wizard

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9 Videos (56m)
    • Photo Book Wizard - Introduction

      2:11
    • Downloadable Book Making Software

      10:58
    • Online Book Making

      6:50
    • Print Terminology

      8:40
    • Paper Stock and Page Count costs

      3:59
    • Book Discounting and Special Offers

      3:36
    • An introduction to Colour Calibration

      3:12
    • Raw File Processing Basics

      8:14
    • Differences between RAW file processing in Photoshop and Elements

      8:10

About This Class

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This is an introduction to the magical world of digital photo book making, and in particular, to some of the software available for free download, or online, to make a book. Here I run through both options: downloadable, computer-based software as well as some of the best examples to be found online.

I also profile a couple of the companies that provide volume discounts for printing more than one book at a time. Not many do this, and those that do, don't offer much of a discount! You stand a much better chance by waiting till the book printing company has a sale - when you could pick up anything from 20% - 50% discount on your books. You'll also find a section here on editing your fabulous RAW photos using both Adobe Photoshop CC and Photoshop Elements.

The Photo Book Wizard is a comprehensive series of book making lessons designed to encourage students to go one step further than just making a book using automated layout and editing services,to make a publication that really stands out from the crowd.

Although the lessons are book software-centric, they also feature many tips and tricks with Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements and are rated for students with beginner-to-intermediate skills.

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Robin Nichols

The Photo Book Wizard

Hello, My name is Robin.

I have been shooting photos for 40 years, commercially, for stock, for weddings, for audio visual designers and for editorial. I have also been a magazine editor and publisher for 15 years. During that time I authored several books on imaging technology and post production, so I think I'm in a good position to teach others how to get great looking images - and put them to good use, either by printing, or through the production of fabulously-designed photo books...

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