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Creating Your Own PhotoBook in Lightroom Classic
Scott Kelby
with Scott Kelby
Creating Your Own PhotoBook in Lightroom Classic
lessons: 9 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 24min
published: 2012
watched: 1395 Member Views
Creating Your Own PhotoBook in Lightroom Classic
with Scott Kelby
Scott Kelby takes viewers through the process of designing a photobook using Lightroom's new Book Module. These lessons cover everything from picking which shots to include, to choosing a layout, placing photos in that layout, adding captions and other type, and finally, submitting the finished product to Blurb for printing. Using these built-in tools, photographers can use Lightroom to create a presentation of their work to be shared, sold, or gifted to friends and family. Follow along with these lessons and see how easy it is to design your own photobook using Lightroom. Lightroom - Click here to create your photobook with Lightroom Bookify - Click here to create your photobook with Bookify Blurb - Click here to create your photobook with Blurb BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Overview (free course preview)

Scott talks about what he will be covering in the course and how to prepare for making your photobook by selecting and editing the images you will use.

9min, 44sec
lesson 2: The Book Module

When selecting which photos to use, it is important to choose ones that help tell your story. Learn about initial settings for your photobook like size, paper type, and cover style.

10min, 38sec
lesson 3: Placing Photos

This lesson deals with placing images into the book layout, creating a book cover, adding pages with the page panel, and how to design a 2-page spread.

16min, 1sec
lesson 4: Using Auto Layout

Lightroom has some automated functions that can speed up the design process.

13min, 39sec
lesson 5: Adding Type

Choose fonts, size, color, opacity, and text styling. Also learn how to use guides to visualize your layout.

9min, 59sec
lesson 6: Customize Auto Layout

Create and use custom presets to style your photobook as you like it.

7min, 17sec
lesson 7: Captions and Backgrounds

Scott shows viewers how to add page captions, photo captions, and how to use a photo as a background image.

3min, 44sec
lesson 8: Page Layout Freedom

Use Lightroom's print module to create a custom page. Then save it and import it into your photobook.

8min, 19sec
lesson 9: Submit to Blurb

Be sure to double check your work and when you are ready, send the whole packet to blurb for printing. Blurb will also allow you to create a PDF version and an ebook.

4min, 35sec
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