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I went to Ireland and took awesome pictures... so now what?

 
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Jul 05, 2009 12:57 |  #1

I want to do something else with my pictures instead of keeping them on my computer and sharing them online. I want them printed! I have a pretty good photo printer, but if I print a lot of photos then that's a LOT of ink. I also would like to keep track of the different places so that twenty years from now I know what was going on in the picture, and not just think, "Oh that's pretty, but I don't remember what it is."

So I could just print photos and put them in an album, but that isn't going to keep track of what's going on in the photos. I could make a scrapbook, but I have a feeling that is something that I'll start and not ever finish. Plus as a teacher I have enough cutting and pasting to do, I don't need another project like that! So then I'm thinking about digital scrapbooking, but I don't know how people actually put the books together. And do they print the pages on their own printers? Again that seems like a lot of ink. Do they buy some sort of book to put the pages in?

So, my last thought was to create a photobook. I was looking online at Ritz Camera, Wal Mart, and Walgreens, and I could insert photos and text. This would take a lot of time to get it just how I want it, but I think that might be the best option. I started making one through Walgreens, but then I got nervous because what if it doesn't look good printed? Some of the pictures are cropped pretty close when they are inserted on the pages, and what if they don't come out sharp? I just am nervous about buying it and it not turning out how I expected.

Sorry for the long post. Hopefully some of you kept reading and have some advice. I really want to figure this out before I go out of town in a couple weeks. Otherwise I don't think it will ever get done! Thanks. :)


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Jul 05, 2009 12:59 |  #2

Now I'm looking at another photobook sight and it looks like they don't have text. I wonder if it looks too cheesy with text? ahhhh


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Jul 05, 2009 13:01 |  #3

I tried several. Blurb.com has the best print quality. What you see on the screen is what prints. Stay away from lulu.


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Jul 05, 2009 13:02 |  #4

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Jul 05, 2009 20:02 |  #5

Also, you can update the EXIF/IPTC data using your post processing tool, so that the original information will be carried with the actual image file.


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Jul 05, 2009 20:41 |  #6

The wife just sent 50ish photos of Ireland to Costco My Publisher (external link). She has books of A Mediterranean Cruise and Italy printed be them.


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Jul 08, 2009 10:15 |  #7

Okay now I found a couple travel photo albums at Target that are really cool looking. They have a space for a picture, and lines underneath it. Ah I can't decide if I want to do this or make a photobook. :(

And if I make a photobook, I think I like the look of the ones w/o text better. With text it looks like a yearbook, ha. But ugh I don't know what to do!


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Jul 08, 2009 11:04 |  #8

Miss Frizzle wrote in post #8245287 (external link)
Okay now I found a couple travel photo albums at Target that are really cool looking. They have a space for a picture, and lines underneath it. Ah I can't decide if I want to do this or make a photobook. :(

And if I make a photobook, I think I like the look of the ones w/o text better. With text it looks like a yearbook, ha. But ugh I don't know what to do!

Are you saying that our POTN Book looks like a yearbook? ;)


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Jul 08, 2009 11:12 |  #9

Haha... I don't even know what the POTN book is???


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Jul 08, 2009 11:14 as a reply to  @ Miss Frizzle's post |  #10

Instead of printing the pics, why not use something like Photostory & burn a
dvd to watch on the big screen.

Add some Irish music to the show, sit back & enjoy ;)




  
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Jul 08, 2009 11:17 |  #11

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Haha... I don't even know what the POTN book is???

We use blurb to construct a photobook of images submitted by members of POTN. We are currently on Volume III.

Here is Volume II
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Jul 08, 2009 12:01 |  #12

Well, the director of the study abroad program is making a DVD with a slideshow and video and everything. I really wanted my photos printed somehow. But thanks for the suggestion!

That's really cool! And there is text as well as photos on that?


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Jul 08, 2009 12:51 |  #13

Miss Frizzle wrote in post #8245782 (external link)
Well, the director of the study abroad program is making a DVD with a slideshow and video and everything. I really wanted my photos printed somehow. But thanks for the suggestion!

That's really cool! And there is text as well as photos on that?

Yes. The text has the location of the photo, the photogs name and place of origin, the camera/lens used, and a description of the image. The images really make the book, but the text adds to it.


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Jul 08, 2009 12:55 |  #14

Hmmm. So now it's a toss up:

photobook, or photo album?


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Photo Books make nice coffee table Master Pieces. I have many couples order them for their guest's with select photograph,s (one of that guest-'s and friends plus the couple in them).


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