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iPhoto '11: Make a photo book

Make a photo book
Get Started: Make a photo book

It’s easy to create a lasting keepsake of your photos. Just use iPhoto to create and order the book, and it’s delivered right to your door.

Create a photo book

  1. Select the photos you want in your book.

    To select a single photo, click it. To select more than one photo, drag to enclose adjacent photos or hold down the Command key as you click photos that are not next to one another.

    You can select photos from anywhere in your iPhoto library.

  2. Click the Create button in the toolbar (A, shown below), and then choose Book from the pop-up menu that appears (B, below).

    Image of Create button and Book option in pop-up menu
  3. Click any of the sample books to see the many themes available for your book. To select a theme, click it to rotate it to the center position.

    In the bottom-left corner of the window, you can see the title, description, and dimensions for each theme as it appears in the center spot of the carousel. To get more details, click the Learn More arrow (shown below).

  4. Select the options for your book: type (hardcover, softcover, or wire bound), color, and size.

    Image of book creation page
  5. When you’ve made all your selections, click the Create button in the bottom-right corner of the window (shown above).

    iPhoto creates and displays all the pages, and your new book appears in the Source list.

    You can customize the book by adding text, rearranging pages, adding more photos, removing photos, and so on.

  6. To order the book, click the Buy button that appears in the book view toolbar.

For more information about creating, customizing, and ordering photo books, click the Browse Help button above, click “Share photos in print,” and see the topics in the photo books section.

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