InDesign for Photographers, with Dave Cross

Here is a quick introduction to InDesign with some useful techniques for photographers.

Here is a quick introduction to InDesign with some useful techniques for photographers. Rather than covering all tools and functions of InDesign in detail, this course teaches the basics for photographers so they can get started in creating simple documents using their Photoshop files.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Basic Concepts (Duration 07:01)

See the differences and similarities between InDesign and Photoshop.

Lesson 2: Setting Up (Duration 09:12)

How to set uo a document and a page.

Lesson 3: The Control Panel (Duration 06:47)

Using the InDesign Control Panel with graphics and text.

Lesson 4: Importing Graphics 1 (Duration 08:10)

Placing Photoshop graphics into an InDesign document.

Lesson 5: Importing Graphics 2 (Duration 03:59)

Taking advantage of Photoshop Layer Comps in InDesign.

Lesson 6: Working With Type (Duration 07:43)

The basics of importing and editing text.

Lesson 7: Creating Templates (Duration 06:04)

How (and why) to create and save templates.

Lesson 8: InDesign Contact Sheet (Duration 04:19)

How to use Bridge to create an automated, editable contact sheet in InDesign.

Lesson 9: Printing Basics (Duration 06:56)

The basics of preparing a document to print at an outside printing company.

Lesson 10: Creating PDFs (Duration 05:34)

How to create PDF files form InDesign.

Lesson 11: Sample Project (Duration 12:10)

Follow along the steps to cresting a postcard for printing.

Meet Your Instructor: Dave Cross

For over 25 years, Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creative professionals get the most out of their software. Starting with Adobe Illustrator classes in 1987, Dave has taught…

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