I have been playing around with making a  one sheet [8.5×11 inch] – 8 page zine since I ran across the instructions on the experimentwithnature blog. So far I have only put together one layout. Using Photoshop and layers the whole thing is pretty straight forward. Each one of my photos bleeds to the edge of each page, and I had to print several test sheets till I got everything right, but the end result was pretty nice. Since the individual pages are not cut out sheets of paper, but result from a folding of the one sheet, the edges of the inside pages ‘stick out’ just a bit. Being careful when folding, using a little PVA glue, and pressing the finished zine under some heavy photo books helped greatly in making the zine look good. I think it is a great way to present eight [or fewer] photos. Of course text can also be used, and the photos don’t have to bleed to the edges. There is lots of room in this design for some creative layouts!





About christian harkness

Photographer and printmaker; living and working in north Florida.
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2 Responses to Zine….

  1. Dave says:

    ok, that is seriously cool!

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