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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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Photo as Background

To use a photo as a page background, choose the Photo Background option in the Layout panel.

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Next, choose a layout and add photos and/or text to the page, as appropriate.

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Tip: A busy background photo will over-whelm text or other photos, impairing legibility. Solution: increase the transparency of the background photo. Click the photo, and drag the lower slider to the right until the photo appears faint.

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