Creating Books with Lightroom and Blurb

Instructor: Mel McNamara

Open Registration

Learn to use the Book Module in Lightroom to create precious memory books that you can gift yourself or someone else. These photo books celebrate your own visual journey that you can share with friends, colleagues and family.

We will explore in depth the Lightroom Book Module to create visual stories that we can then upload to Blurb’s website for a book to be made.

Learn to use the Book Module in Lightroom to create precious memory books as gifts. Or, gift yourself with a book to celebrate your own visual journey and share with friends, colleagues and family.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Lightroom Library and Develop Modules. If you are not familiar with Lightroom consider taking one of our Online or In-Person Lightroom classes first.

Required Gear

What materials will you need for this class?

  • LR 4, 5, 6, or the old Creative Cloud LR ( prior to 2017) or the new LR Classic.

  • 40 or more images into a Lightroom Collection.

  • Create an account at www.blurb.com

Capital Photography Center Instructor

Instructor

Mary Ellen McNamara

Mel is an avid photographer of places, people, and events. She started her photographic journey in college with her first film SLR camera and built a darkroom in her parent’s garage. She is accomplished in Photoshop, Lightroom and InDesign. Mel loves to travel and create books of her adventures, she also enjoys designing cookbooks for people using their loved one’s original recipe cards. Mel graduated from Boston University with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. She has a Masters degree in Library Science from Catholic University and a Masters degree in Educational Media from Boston University. Mel is a retired Library/Media Specialist and Educational Technology Resource Teacher having worked for the Howard County Public Schools in Maryland.