Design for Yourself Guidelines

  • Open a blank template in Photoshop.
  • Open your images in Photoshop and the drag them onto your template page.
  • Arrange your pictures on your template page according to your preference.
  • Make sure you create a new set of layouts for each album dimension.
  • Open the folder called PSD Master Files and create a master copy of your pages in PSD format.
  • Make sure that you save your PSD files with all layers intact in case you wish to modify the layout later. Remember that we cannot modify any layout which does not use our standardized templates.
  • Check the embed colour profile option in the dialog box before you save your file.
  • Flatten the file and save a copy in JPG format in a separate folder named "Layout JPG Files".
  • File > Save As ( make sure the embed color profile option in the dialag box is checked )
    • Format: JPG
    • Image Option: Quality 11
    • Format Option: Baseline Optimized
  • The completed file names should appear as follows:
    • 01.jpg
    • 02.jpg
    • 03.jpg
    • 04.jpg

    • etc...

    • 20.jpg (20 side album)
    • 40.jpg (40 side album)
    • 44.jpg (costum side album)