Digital Completes Albums

I admit it. My Australian album from 2005 is half completed and sitting on a shelf. I have no idea when I will actually complete it. It is a traditional album, started prior to Creative Memories release of StoryBook Creator Plus.

Australia Basic Black 12x12 - Page 001I went to Australia again this year and I was determined not to let the same thing happen. I am happy to report that Australia 2009 is complete and for those of you on Facebook, the entire album is available.

I used a simple approach. I started with autofilling the basic black template. I then modified the pages as needed to fit my photos. Next I replaced the black background with pages from the Creative Memories Discover Power Palette. Finally, I added journaling. Most of the journaling was taken directly from Wikipedia. With traditional album making, this album would still be on the list of things to do.

About Mark Mizen

I have over twenty years professional experience in all aspects of photography and digital imaging. I am Chair of the ISO WG5 TG2 committee responsible for physical properties and durability of imaging material and am currently with HID Global working on systems for security printing for IDs, licenses, and credit cards. Previously, I was Director of Digital Development at Creative Memories from 2009 to 2012 and was responsible for the Creative Memories digital products and services. I also established and directed the Creative Memories Technology Center, which evaluated new products prior to product introduction, assisted with production difficulties, and provided technical information to support product sales.
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2 Responses to Digital Completes Albums

  1. Lisa Youngblood says:

    I love your simple approach. Now, as soon as the Mac version is released, I’ll be showing off my own Storybook created books.

  2. JanetL says:

    I use a variable of the simple approach. First I use a blank page, then I arrange the pictures I want on that page and the next page and so forth. Then I will go back and add the paper, embellishments, journalling and also crop if necessary. I like the idea the pictures are there and ready for me to embellish. Kind of like a Power Layout. SBC3 is wonderful. I am going to try your way also. Thank you

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