Book Making Resources

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Book Making Resources

This resource has some great articles about creating photo books. It demonstrates a range of applications you can use to make your book.

Printed Books

Articles

An in-depth article by Rudy Rucker on the steps he's gone through to make a high quality photo book - http://www.rudyrucker.com/blog/2010/02/08/making-a-high-quality-picture-book/

A quick-read article covering the selection of a POD publisher by Kevin Kelley - Cool Tools - http://kk.org/cooltools/blurb-lulu/ (a bit dated now)

A wonderful article describing how to use Lightroom to create your photo book by Scott Kelby - http://layersmagazine.com/create-a-photographic-story-in-lightroom-with-photo-books.html

A fine article on creating a book in Lightroom by Michael Archambault of Peta Pixel - http://petapixel.com/2015/09/28/how-to-create-a-photo-book-in-lightroom-and-send-it-to-print/

Videos

A quick guide to using iPhoto to produce a PDF format photo book brought to you by Lynda.com - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7j1B2_0aIs

Publish On Demand

Detailed article on producing a quality photo book PDF to print on Blurb by Allen Murabayashi at Photoshelter - http://blog.photoshelter.com/2009/08/making-an-awesome-photo-book/

Blurb's own instructions on creating a printed book from a PDF - http://www.blurb.com/pdf-to-book

If you don't have a copy of Adobe InDesign or Adobe Lightroom, Blurb has some options for creating your book. - http://www.blurb.com/bookmaking-tools

Ebooks

PDF Labs brief instructions on creating an Ebook reader compatible photo book. - https://www.pdflabs.com/blog/enjoy-photos-on-nook-or-kindle-using-pdf-albums/