If you're on Blurb's mailing list, you may have received an email today about Blurb's new eBook tool. I had read about it before, but hadn't gotten around to trying it yet. What caught my attention in the email was the note that for a limited time, you can convert your old books to eBooks FREE of charge. Yes, I love a bargain and I know you do too, so I jumped on the chance … [Read more...]
Photobookgirl Goes To Apple HQ
Just a couple days ago, the hubs and I were invited to have lunch at Apple's headquarters in sunny Cupertino, California. We happened to be visiting the bay area to attend a family wedding and we decided to stay a few more days to catch up with our good friends. It happens that one of my husband's good friends "P" works there and of course P has nothing better to do than to … [Read more...]
Photo Book Tools: My Digital Camera Gear and Computer Lineup
Skip directly to the section on: My photo book cameras My computer Summary Once upon a time there was something called film. Before we could take photos, we had to buy it in rolls of typically 24 or 36 exposures. We had to load it into the back of the camera making sure to properly thread the perforations so they lined up properly, and pull enough of the film so the take … [Read more...]
iPhoto vs Aperture – Is There a Difference in Photo Book Print Quality?
After my experience in using Aperture 3 to make my first Apple photo book, I wondered, "Is there a difference in the quality of a photo book printed with iPhoto versus Aperture 3"? Despite using iPhoto to organize all my photos, I have never used my iPhoto to make a photo book. I guess I just got used to making books with the first company I tried (MyPublisher), but since … [Read more...]