Introduction to Creating Outstanding Photography Books Sponsored by A&I Books
Thursday, June 21, 2012 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Learn how to finally create stunning photography books from an accomplished book creator, Mat Thorne. From the basics of software to choosing fonts, in this presentation Mat Thorne will explore the ins and outs of making outstanding photography books. Mat will discuss how to approach your own photography book, from the initial concept, to building your project in A&I’s easy to use page layout software, BookCreator™ to printing and promotion. Mat will talk about editing and sequencing, and the role they play in making your book a coherent and singular product. Special emphasis will be placed on making good design choices, and how to present your photographs in the best possible way.
- Primer on using BookCreator™ Software
- Editing and sequencing your images
- Image presentation
- Cover design
- Methods of self promotion
You will walk away from this lively and informative seminar with new information (and inspiration) you can use to develop your own outstanding photography book.
This is the first in a series of book creation sessions and will serve as the foundation for all your book related marketing, promotional, and publishing needs.
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief at A&I Books (www.aandibooks.com) with more than three decades in the media industry, Rex Weiner is a New York-born journalist, publisher, author and editor based in Los Angeles. Weiner’s feature articles have appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, The New Yorker, New York Observer and writes regularly for the Jewish Daily Forward. Weiner co-authored The Woodstock Census (Viking, 1979), a widely-hailed survey of the Sixties Generation's impact on American society. As Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of A&I Books, he pioneers print-on-demand publishing for books of fine art photography.