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Digital Scrapbookingby Sally Beacham
Synopses & Reviews
Providing an overview of digital scrapbooking, this book shows you how to design and produce digital scrapbooks, which can be printed, posted to the web, or shared on digital media. Basic photo preparation and editing are covered, along with tips for better picture taking. Page layout and the incorporation of non-photographic elements are discussed, and instruction is given on creating your own graphical elements, whether for use in a digital scrapbook or to be printed and used in a paper scrapbook. Both paper scrapbooking and digital scrapbooking have become quite popular, especially now that digital cameras are in common use. With all the information provided in this book targeted specifically to the digital scrapbook audience, its value over the cost of monthly magazines is strong. Written in tutorial style with the use of various applications to demonstrate techniques, this book is presented in a creative manner that as a scrapbooker, you can relate to.
Book News Annotation:
This hobby book introduces techniques for creating personal memory pages in Digital Image Pro 9, Paint Shop Pro 8.1, PhotoImpact XL, PhotoPlus 9, and Photoshop Elements 2.0. It provides instructions for choosing a basic layout and color scheme, adding borders and banners, creating text effects, manipulating photos, and sharing the final product. The CD-ROM contains tutorials, fonts, clip art, and sample layouts.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Showing how to design and produce digital scrapbooks, which can be printed, posted to the web, or shared on digital media, this book covers basic photo preparation and editing, along with tips for taking better pictures.
Are you a traditional scrapbook enthusiast looking for a way to organize your memories electronically? Have you never tried scrapbooking because you're not sure where to start? "Digital Scrapbooking" is here to start you on your journey! Cover the fundamentals of digital photography and digital scrapbook elements-incorporating existing elements or even creating your own. Even if you've never put together a scrapbook page, you'll get the tips you need to start organizing your photographs into vibrant, exciting scrapbook pages right on your computer. When you're finished, you'll get tips for sharing your newly created memory pages in print or online.
About the Author
Sally Beacham first developed a passion for computer graphics by stumbling across an online course taught by? Lori J. Davis. Sally has de Lori J. Davis is a former college teacher and technical writer who first developed a passion for computer graphics several years ago when developing a personal Web site. She has taught many computer graphics classes online, has been a beta tester for several graphics-related applications, has served as the technical editor and occasional contributor to psppower.com, and has contributed a series of articles to Digital Camera Magazine. Currently residing in New Jersey, Davis has also authored several books including "Paint Shop Pro 7 Solutions" (Muska & Lipman Publishing, 1929685483) and "Paint Shop Pro 8 Power!" (Muska & Lipman Publishing, 1929685386).
Table of Contents
1. Scrapbooking How and Why 2. Digital Photo Fundamentals 3. Basic Layout Guidelines 4. Adding Graphic Elements 5. Text Techniques 6. Enhancing Your Pages with Filters 7. Advanced Photo Techniques 8. Sharing Your Work 9. Creating Your Own Elements 10. Further Fun with Photos Appendix A: Resources
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