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Honor your sweetest memories - even with sour photos
We all find ourselves with a lemon or two - you know, those photos you get when the lighting is bad or your child runs out of the frame. And when they happen to be your only images of an important event or a special memory, that's when things get really sour.
It may be impossible to perfectly capture every moment, but that doesn't mean you can't turn flawed photos into fabulous layouts. When Life Gives You Lemons shows you how to: Use embellishments, transparencies and journaling to disguise photo flaws and minimize distracting backgrounds.Work with blurry, cut-off or poorly framed photos to enhance the theme of a page.Infuse page designs with energy to draw the eye away from imperfections.Edit your images in Photoshop Elements to correct color, remove glare, convert photos to black and white and more.Life doesn't have do-overs, but with When Life Gives You Lemons as your guide, you won't need them Bring your most perfect memories to life on the page - less-than perfect photos and all.
Everyone takes bad photos. Regardless of the number of photo classes a person takes or the quality of the camera, there are bound to be photo flaws. Because readers see so many idea books and magazines that feature great photographs on scrapbook pages, they often feel at a loss for inspiration for photos that are less than perfect. In When Life Gives You Lemons, readers will learn how to turn those imperfect photos into great scrapbook pages. Author Sherry Steveson shows readers how to fix flawed photos as well as how to use photos as they are to create attractive layouts. The original, flawed photo accompanies each scrapbook page so readers can see exactly how the author turned the sour photo into a sweet layout.