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iPhoto ’11: The Macintosh iLife Guide to using iPhoto with OS X Lion and iCloud by Jim Heid, Michael E. Cohen, Dennis R. Cohen

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Use iPhoto to Create Titles

To earn some extra style points, sprinkle some titles into a slide show. For example, create a set of titles—one for each destination—for your vacation slide show. Sure, you can use the subtitle feature described on page 85, but you can go further.

You already have a great program for making titles. It comes with pre-designed styles that are ready for your own photos and text. The program is called iPhoto.

This trick has several steps. Here’s the big picture: you’re going to create a postcard, turn it into a PDF, convert that PDF into a JPEG, and then add the JPEG to iPhoto for use in a slide show.

Here are the details.

Step 1. Select the photo or photos that you want to be part of your title.

Step 2. Click the Create ...

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