- GARY FONG'S ALBUM DESIGNER
- FOR PHOTOSHOP CS2
- ©Gary Fong http://www.garyfongestore.com
ALONG TUTORIAL: EXAMPLE 1 (approx time: 3-10 minutes)
click here to see image alone
in a new window...
- Let's do this page together. Low resolution
copies of these images are provided in the "tutorial images"
folder so you can create this page.
Insert an image, white border, drop shadow, opaque background,
Please get used to your new habit! -
Whenever you do ANYTHING to an image (resize/add border/move...
etc.) You must hold down the [CTRL] or [APPLE] key while moving
....You are going
to hold these buttons down a lot!
Using the "SELECT IMAGES"
button, you can quickly select images from "Bridge"
and drop them directly into a new composition. First, let's select
images to make the page above... SHOW ME
- Reposition and resize the images using
the [CTRL] or [APPLE]- click command...
- SHOW ME
may have to move some layers in front of others... SHOW ME
OPAQUE IMAGE: To give a "opaque background"
effect to a page, select the image and then click button [8a]
- ADD WHITE BORDERS AND DROP
SHADOWS TO YOUR IMAGES:
Make the images really pop off the page by adding white borders
and drop shadows! SHOW
- ADD A DROP SHADOWS TO A
BACKGROUND IMAGE: You
can add drop shadows to pretty much anything, text, opaque backgrounds,
even things like film spool borders. It's a handy button. Here's
how to add a drop shadow to a background image... SHOW ME
- TILT IMAGES: You can tilt your images using what
I showed you in Step 2 above. Why do I have these buttons? So
it will tilt images at a fixed angle, making your book look a
lot neater. Use these buttons to tilt your images... SHOW
- ADD TEXT AND DROP SHADOW
- THIS SOFTWARE REQUIRES A
SPECIAL SAVE STEP, DON'T JUST "SAVE"
- SHOW ME
Now let's do another example.... click here!