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Active RetireesTM | 43 TECH GUIDE Aphotobook is a book containing a collection of photographs. The frst photobook ever created is thought to be Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions published in 1854 by Anna Atkins to assist the scientifc community in the identifcation of marine specimens. While your photobook ambitions may not be as ambitious as Anna Atkins', you can create a photobook that tells a story from cover to cover, whether it is of a recent holiday, your grandson winning his football fnal or even your family history. A modern photobook will have thick, glossy pages, often with more than one photo per page, and it's probably a lot easier to create than it was for Anna, with plenty of software options available to help you along the way. Creating your ﬁrst photobook 1. The best photobooks have a strong theme, so identifying your book's theme and gathering all the relevant images is the best place to start. 2. Select the best 20 photos and decide in what order to place them. 3. Scan any photos that are not digital » A picture tells a thousand words Still carefully arranging your printed photos behind the plastic of the album and tucking it away in the cupboard? Drew Patchell has the lowdown on creating beautiful coffee table books out of your precious memories. $ A collection of old photos can be turned into a memory-filled coffee table book.
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