A personalized photo calendar is a great way to display your photographs in an artistic manner. Scroll down to learn how to make a personalized photo calendar.

Personalized Photo Calendars

If you want to infuse life into all those dusty photos that have remained unseen and forgotten in photo albums, then perhaps you should go for personalized photo calendars. A personalized photo calendar becomes an extension of your persona where you highlight the moments, people and incidents that have a special meaning to you. Such photo calendars can also be one of the best gifts that you can give to your family and friends. And as you go further deep into the article, you would realize that the advancement in technology has ensured that one doesn’t struggle to make a photo calendar. Most operating systems come with calendar making software that creates a calendar within minutes. All you need to do is just use your imagination in selecting the templates and images and within a few clicks you are done. The only real work that you have to do is taking the calendar for printing. If you are ready, then read further to know how you can make a personalized photo calendar.

How To Make A Personalized Photo Calendar

  • Choose a collection of photos that you would like to include in the calendar. You can either scan the images to your computer or if you have digital images you can simply transfer them from the camera to the computer. You can take the photos to a photo shop for scanning, if you don’t have a scanner.
  • To make the photo calendar a personalized one, select a diverse array of photos. Don’t limit yourself to the traditional portraits and group pictures. You can include pictures of your work, your pets and even your hobby collection and your trophies and medals. The point is to make the photo calendar speak for you.
  • Once you have selected and digitized the photos you should now prepare them for your calendar. For this you can use various photo editing softwares to tweak the images according to your specifications. You can also play with special effects to make the images look more interesting. Add appropriate captions to the pictures and crop them to the required size.
  • The next step is to make the calendar. This is very easy as you can use the Microsoft word document to make one. You just have to select the type and design of the calendar in the word document’s Calendar Wizard. Download templates and clip arts that best describes you from the net.
  • After creating all the pages of the calendar, you can customize it further. Select stylish fonts and match them with appropriate colors. You can also choose a particular theme for a particular month. Add the colors and pictures according to the theme.
  • Note down special events like birthdays and anniversaries on their particular dates in the calendar. You can also highlight the special events by putting pictures and clip arts related to those events.
  • After customizing the calendar, you should set it to print. If you don’t have a printer at home you can save the calendar in a pen drive or burn it in a CD. Take it to a printing shop and get it printed.

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