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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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Notes and Tips

Create a Temporary Album

If you’re ordering prints from many different events, create an album and use it to hold the photos you want to print. Give the album an obvious name, such as Pix to Print. This makes it easier to keep track of which photos you’re printing. After you’ve placed your order, you can delete the album.

As an alternative to creating an album, you can flag photos you want to print. After you’ve done so, click the Flagged item, then choose Order Prints.

Cropping Concerns

The proportions of most standard print sizes don’t match the proportions of a typical digital camera image. As a result, Apple’s print service automatically crops a photo to fill the print size you’ve ordered.

The problem is, automatic cropping ...

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