Lori from Texas created a "Thank God for Cowboys" photo book to celebrate her family and their life working as cowboys on a ranch. Whether you're a cowpoke or a city slicker, turning photos of your everyday life into a Photo Book is a snap.
Are you a car lover? Green thumb gardener? Master chef? Take photos of the tools of your trade, your works in progress, and your finished masterpieces, then put them all together in a photo book. A Photo Book also makes the perfect gift for friends and family who love their pastimes, too.
You can remove red-eye, rotate, zoom, and make other edits to a photo once it's been placed on a page in your photo book. Roll over the photo with your mouse, click on the edit icon that appears, and perfect your photo.
Need to finish your photo book later? No problem! Just click the save icon near the top left side of the page. Then, you'll be able to find your saved book in the My Projects section on the homepage when you're ready to continue working on it.
Get the group's opinion about your photo book before you buy it! Click the share envelope near the top of the page to email it to friends and family.
To get a closer look at any photo in your library, including photos that friends have shared with you, just click on the Photos tab, choose an album, and click on the individual photo. You'll see a larger preview of that photo and a blue menu of options at the right. To edit a photo, click on Edit & Organize in the blue menu. Learn more about how to edit below.
Red-eye is one of the most common photo flaws, but it'seasy to fix with our red-eye tool. While previewing aphoto, click on "Fix & Enhance" in the blue menu. Underthe Fix menu on the next page, click the "Red-Eye" icon.When you mouse over your photo, a square will appearwith a cross in the middle - center the cross on the red partof the subject's eyes, click the mouse and it's gone!
For photos that are too dark, the fill flash feature will lighten dark areas to enhance both your subject and the background. Click on the "Fill Flash" icon on the fix and enhance page and then choose "strong" or "moderate," depending on how much you want to lighten the photo.
Auto-correct and auto-contrast enhance the color ofyour photo and correct the orange and green tints thatflorescent and incandescent lighting can cause. On the fixand enhance page, click on the "Correct" icon, and thenchoose either auto-correct or auto-contrast. To revert to the original version, click "original."
You can rotate photos that are upside-down or flip a photo to its mirror image. Just click the "Rotate" icon under the Fix menu, and then choose whether you'd like to rotate it left or right, or flip your photo. Photos that are upside-down will need to be rotated in the same direction two times to face up.
Borders are a fun way to add some pizzazz to your photos.On the fix and enhance page, click on the Borders tab, and then click on a border to preview it on your photo. You can view more border styles by choosing a category from the dropdown menu above the borders. To remove a border, click the "Remove Border" link underneath the border images.
Turn a color photo into black-and-white, add a sepia tint for a vintage look and more with our tint tool. Click on the Fun tab on the fix and enhance page, and you'll see an icon for each tint next to your photo. Click on the tint you want to add to your photo, and you'll see it in the preview. Use the "Remove Tint" link beneath the tint icons to revert to your original photo without the tint.
Whether you're celebrating a wedding, family reunion or child's birthday, photo cards make unique invitations. Choose from dozens of designs, include your favorite photo and even add your own message for the perfect, personalized invitation. You can even pick them up in-store in an hour!
Personalize our frosted steins with a photo of the guest of honor for making toasts, or create a few photo mugs and fill them with flowers for unique centerpieces. Photo steins and mugs also make one-of-a-kind raffle or door prizes.
After the big event, create a private group room and invite your guests to share their own photos. Group room members can leave messages, view one another's photos and share their photo projects. It's a great way for everyone to keep in touch, even after the party's over.
Use your photos and guests' photos from your group room to create a personalized Photo Book. Tell the story of your event from beginning to end with photos and captions. Larger, hardcover books make a great gift for the guest of honor, and soft-bound Mini Photo Books are fun to share with friends and family.
Create a set of note cards with photos from the party to send a personalized thank-you to all of your guests. You can choose from dozens of designs and even type your own message inside to create a thank-you note that is sure to be remembered!
Photo Books are a unique gift for a co-worker who's retiring, a couple celebrating their anniversary or an important birthday.
Before the big day, create a private group room and invite friends, family and co-workers to share their favorite photos and messages about the guest of honor. Use their photos and notes to create a Photo Book, and then have everyone in the group sign it for an unforgettable gift.
Chances are, you've got lots of albums of old family photos tucked away in a closet - a Photo Book is a great way to get them out of boxes and on to your coffee table to share with family and friends.
If you don't have digital copies, scan your old photos onto your computer and then upload them to your account. Compile your photos in a Photo Book, add captions to help remember dates and events and you've got an archive of your most priceless memories.
Some of the best memories come from sharing great meals together, so why not turn the recipes into a Photo Book?
Take a photo of each dish and type in the recipe on the opposite page. You can also include photos from Thanksgiving, summer picnics and other memorable meals to capture all the fun of sharing your favorite recipes with friends and family. It's a one-of-a-kind cookbook that also features your favorite photos!