- Start with a recent event
- Choose your favorite photos that tell the story
Tip #3 Crop out excess sky, landscape or background when necessary
Yes, it is totally ok to trim or crop your photos to accentuate what you really want your photos to focus on. These are the photos I posted in tip #1, my most recent event.
I like to work with photos that are 4 x 6, 4 x 4 or 4 x 3. Smaller photos can be fun but I tend to use them in more artistic pages where I am taking more time. The purpose of these tips is to make your scrapbooking faster, simpler and easier...so that topic is for a different series.
Want to learn more about cropping? I found this great article on cropping photos. It has great visual explanations and comparisons.
You can crop your photos during your shoot (this is where the photography class comes in), you can crop them on the website where you print them (that is usually what I do), you can crop them in an editing program and then download them for print, or you can print them as taken and crop them as you scrapbook them. Pick the way that works best for you!
Enjoy your scrapbooking,