While I was totally occupied with Webstock over the last couple of weeks Mac stuff happened. I still haven’t caught up with it all. Phil Roy though, of NZMac.com has created a tutorial showing the process for ordering a photo book, using iPhoto.
Non-Kiwi readers will wonder what the fuss is, but the fact is it’s taken, what? 4 years for this aspect of iPhoto to reach us.
Over the weekend I completed the preparation of a book within iPhoto ’08 to have printed using the newly announced iPhoto printing service. As this was a first for me, I thought I would provide users with an idea of the process in images. As with the development of the books themselves, the process is incredibly easy. The only thing you need to be aware of is the size of the data that is sent through to Apple and the time that this process might take.
I ordered a 56 page (double sided) hard-cover photo book. I can’t include any images of the book here sorry due to privacy issues (sorry, but I feel I would be obliged to seek permission from everyone in any photo), but here’s how the whole thing works …
I’ve long wanted to create a calendar from some of my photos. Eventually I aim to try this out from within iPhoto.
Have you tried the iPhoto printing feature from New Zealand? If so, I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments.