Gallery Portfolio “How To”
2014
Before you get started…
 Choose a theme
 Take 15 photographs
 Come up with short, creative titles
 List your likes and...
Photobio
 Use Photoshop template on Blended Schools
 Place a photo of yourself in with a background or

photo designed b...
Cover Page Insert – Step 1
 Go to the

Q:Drive>Portfolio
Templates
 Open the “Cover Page

Intro” Template
 Find your fa...
Cover Page Insert – Step 2
 Click on the photo box
 Go to FILE>PLACE

and insert that photo
 Right Click and select

FI...
Cover Page Insert – Step 3
 Type your theme title

over the photograph

 Save in your project

folder

 Print to color ...
Intro Page
 List your theme & full

name

 Give a 3-5 sentence

description of your
project

 Place your Photobio by

c...
Portrait & Landscape Templates
 There is a template for

each direction

 Open and save EACH

PAGE in your Project
folde...
Photo Templates
 Click on box and go to

FILE>PLACE

 Go to FITTING>FILL FRAME

PROPORTUNATELY

 Type in a creative tit...
Adding to your Design – Changing Font Type
 Click on the “T” text

tool
 Make sure the “A” is

selected in the top
left ...
Adding to your Design – Changing Font Color
 Highlight your text

with the “T” button
 Select the color “T” at

the top ...
Adding to your Design – Color Background
 Click on the black arrow

tool

 Click on the outside

black box

 Click on t...
Adding to your Design – Feathering
 Use black arrow tool
 Right click on photo
 Go to EFFECTS and

basic feather
 It w...
Adding to your Design – Drop Shadow
 Click on black arrow tool
 Click on image
 Go to EFFECTS and drop

shadow
 This w...
Adding to your Design – Stroke Color
 Click on black arrow

 Click on photograph
 Go up to bottom color

box in middle ...
Adding to your Design – Stroke Design
 To be creative around

your border, select a
stroke TYPE

 Click the outside bord...
Last Thoughts
 Don’t forget to SAVE each page as the title of the

image in your project folder
 Have a friend spell che...
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Gallery portfolio instructions

  1. 1. Gallery Portfolio “How To” 2014
  2. 2. Before you get started…  Choose a theme  Take 15 photographs  Come up with short, creative titles  List your likes and talents regarding photography  Know we are using Photoshop & InDesign to create this project
  3. 3. Photobio  Use Photoshop template on Blended Schools  Place a photo of yourself in with a background or photo designed by you!  First & Last Name (full names this year)  What you like about photography (1 sentence)  Make sure text is readable and spelled correctly
  4. 4. Cover Page Insert – Step 1  Go to the Q:Drive>Portfolio Templates  Open the “Cover Page Intro” Template  Find your favorite photo from your portfolio
  5. 5. Cover Page Insert – Step 2  Click on the photo box  Go to FILE>PLACE and insert that photo  Right Click and select FITTING>FILL FRAME PROPORTIONATELY
  6. 6. Cover Page Insert – Step 3  Type your theme title over the photograph  Save in your project folder  Print to color printer  Physically cut and place in window of portfolio  or ON portfolio
  7. 7. Intro Page  List your theme & full name  Give a 3-5 sentence description of your project  Place your Photobio by clicking on box and going to FILE>PLACE  Save in Project folder  PRINT!
  8. 8. Portrait & Landscape Templates  There is a template for each direction  Open and save EACH PAGE in your Project folder (17 total with intro page and cover)  It does not matter how many of each type you have
  9. 9. Photo Templates  Click on box and go to FILE>PLACE  Go to FITTING>FILL FRAME PROPORTUNATELY  Type in a creative title  Save in project folder as that title  Print and place into portfolio
  10. 10. Adding to your Design – Changing Font Type  Click on the “T” text tool  Make sure the “A” is selected in the top left toolbar  View the drop down font menu and select
  11. 11. Adding to your Design – Changing Font Color  Highlight your text with the “T” button  Select the color “T” at the top toolbar  Scroll down to color that you want
  12. 12. Adding to your Design – Color Background  Click on the black arrow tool  Click on the outside black box  Click on the color box in top middle of toolbar  Select color and double click to adjust color
  13. 13. Adding to your Design – Feathering  Use black arrow tool  Right click on photo  Go to EFFECTS and basic feather  It will create a soft edge around your photograph (see image)
  14. 14. Adding to your Design – Drop Shadow  Click on black arrow tool  Click on image  Go to EFFECTS and drop shadow  This will create a shadowed effect to make the image “pop”
  15. 15. Adding to your Design – Stroke Color  Click on black arrow  Click on photograph  Go up to bottom color box in middle of top toolbar  Select a COLOR  Then select a stroke SIZE for around your photograph
  16. 16. Adding to your Design – Stroke Design  To be creative around your border, select a stroke TYPE  Click the outside border  Click the dark black line  Select a different stroke type  Change color as in other instructions
  17. 17. Last Thoughts  Don’t forget to SAVE each page as the title of the image in your project folder  Have a friend spell check with you!  Print as you go (you never know when the printer might jam)  Cut and place the pages into your portfolio

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