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Lightroom Book Tutorial: Changing and Refining Page Layouts

Lightroom Book Module Two Page SpreadIn this Lightroom video tutorial, I’ll show you how to change and refine your page layouts. After an overview of page layout options, you’ll learn how to choose a page layout and refine it with cell padding, add two page spreads, and select and change layouts of multiple pages at once. I then cover flagging layouts as favorites (for easy access, and to use in Auto Layout) and copying and pasting layouts.

For those not familiar with the Book module in Lightroom 4 and later versions, it allows you to design and order photo books from, and to create PDFs and JPEGs to share electronically or to print. (NOTE: This video was made with Lightroom 4, but it is applicable to later versions as well.)

When I don’t have time to write new tutorials for you, I find sharing videos to be a great quick alternative! This video is another excerpt from my Lightroom 4: Producing Great Output series — 12 1/2 hours on 55 videos, on understanding output concepts and creating great books, prints, slideshows and web galleries. Here’s the Lightroom 5, 6 and CC version of Producing Great Output.

As usual, to view at highest quality, after hitting Play, click on the sprocket wheel in the bottom right and choose 720/HD.

Related Post: Lightroom 4 Book Module Tutorial: Basic Skills

2017-07-10T11:02:49-07:00 February 12th, 2013|3 Comments


  1. Jan February 12, 2013 at 12:51 pm - Reply

    Laura, These tutorials are fantastic. Thank you! I have a question about backing up my book. I’m working on my 2013 family album (that will grow to over 200 pages!) and would like to back it up properly in case my computer crashes. If I use Time Machine to update my LR4 catalog, is that backing up my book as well? Thank you!

    • Laura Shoe March 24, 2013 at 12:59 pm - Reply

      Hi Jan, I’m glad you have enjoyed the tutorials! Yes, your book is a collection, stored in the catalog.

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