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44 | www.probussouthpacific.org and place them in a folder you have created for this project on your computer. 4. Decide how much you are willing to spend and then shop around to fnd a deal that suits your needs. 5. Use the selected company's software to create your photobook and pay for it to be created. If you are not comfortable designing your own photobook at home, some stores allow you to use their computers with staff on hand. How much will it cost? You can expect to pay $30 for a basic photobook without any of the bells and whistles, and around $60 for a high-defnition photobook including a photo on the cover. Features to look for Different companies will offer special features, often at an added cost. You can choose the size of your photobook, add extra pages and improve the quality of the paper. Many companies offer hard or soft covers, and a choice between a plain cover or a cover with a photograph printed on it. Often having a special cover will increase the cost quite a lot, but it can make your photobook look much more professional. Getting the best results It would be a shame to spend money on a photobook, only to be disappointed with the quality of the end product. To ensure your creation looks as good as possible, you need to make sure your photos are in the correct format. The most important thing to check is that the resolution of your photos is 300dpi at the size you want them printed. If the resolution is lower than this, the fnal product will look grainy or out of focus. •• Drew Patchell is Webmaster at YOURLifeChoices website W: www.yourlifechoices.com.au TECH GUIDE To ensure your creation looks as good as possible, you need to make sure your photos are in the correct format. TIPS AND TRICKS Don't be afraid to put one photograph on top of the other. In bigger photobooks it can look very effective to use a simple landscape photo as the page background for some smaller shots. INCLUDE CAPTIONS There are a few reasons, and top of the list is jogging your memory in the future. Right now the subject of your photobook is fresh in your mind, but a few years down the track it may not be. It is also a nice way to document your family history for future generations (who will need the captions), and an intriguing caption may make someone flicking through stop and look closer.
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