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Linux desktop software to create photo albums

I am wanting to design a photo album/photo book, in which I put together different photos, some text, etc. and this become a multi-page document. I very much enjoy Canva which has useful tools such as ...
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Photobook printing – does the text get printed differently?

I've printed a few photobooks through various services (AdoramaPix, Blurb, etc.) and am always looking for better quality options. I hear good things about BayPhotos and Milk, in particular their 6-...
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Film workflow with lightroom

I do both digital and film photography. Scanning film negatives does not produce great results in terms of quality, and I think a print from negative is far superior. What I like about Lightroom ...
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How to choose photobook size when photographs are oriented in both landscape and portrait?

I am looking at 8x11, 11x8.5, and 12x12 inch photobooks (other sizes are available but are mostly obtained by rescaling these). I want to include both portrait and landscape photos. Which overall ...
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Should I quote focal length using equivalent focal length in a photobook?

I'm putting together a (non-commercial) photobook from a year in a foreign country. I took all the photos with the Canon EOS-M3 which has an APS-C sensor (crop factor 1.6). I want to quote the ...
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Tutorial images for Really, Really, Really Easy Step-by-Step Digital Photography book

I took in the library a book by Gavin Hoole and Cheryl Smith "Really, Really, Really Easy Step-by-Step Digital Photography for Absolute Beginners of All Ages". In the first chapter, the authors ...
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Recommendations needed for European short run photobook publisher [closed]

I'm looking for a European publisher who can do (very) short run photobooks - hardback "Taschen" style is my brief and I have two clients lined up. I'm looking for something a bit different which isn'...
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Free software to create photo book (Pdf)

Please suggest some good free software to create photo books, which can save in PDF format.
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How to group photos for photo book

I am trying to create a photo book to give to family and friends for Christmas. I am wondering how to organize images. Should I group landscape shots into one chapter, cities into another and animals ...
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Best way to produce photo books out of Lightroom?

I'm disappointed with the book module in Lightroom 4. It seems to be bound to one single publisher (blurb) and while I don't even mind using blurb, the biggest disappointment is that you cannot ...
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What are some good photography books available to read on Kindle? [closed]

I do most of my reading on a Kindle, and find it very convenient. However, it seems that few publishers of photography books are making their titles available on Kindle. I'd be interested in reading ...
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Name of the book/album with an entire road/boulevard photographed

I remember about a photography documentary seen some time ago. The photographer published a book containing an entire road/boulevard. I can't remember the name of the artist. Do you know about such a ...
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How to photograph a huge book on a table so text is level?

I use PENTAX Optio RS1500 Hoya Corp. digital camera with 14 megapixels. When I photograph a huge book on a table, I can use text mode to capture all the text and lines clearly. But the lines become ...
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What double-sided ink jet paper is best for printing fine-art photo books at home?

I am planning to print my own photo books of my landscape and wildlife photography. I have a Canon PIXMA Pro9500 II pigment inkjet printer, and I have spent an extensive amount of time working with ...
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Is there non-online software for creating professional photo books?

I'm interested in Windows and Mac software or a plugin (for Lightroom, Aperture, InDesign, whatever) for creating professional photo books that I can then export as JPEGs (or any other format that is ...
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Photo-books with lay-flat pages

I am looking for a company that does lay-flat photo-books in large sizes and large number of pages.
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What do you recommend for a high quality photo book service?

I'm looking for a reliable photo book printing service that allows the option of uploading a high quality PDF or Indesign file, but also prints using high quality photo prints. I've used Blurb, but ...
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