There are some very fun ways to crop photos when scrapbooking with teens. Cropping a photo for scrapbooking with teens will most assuredly include digital cropping on the computer. If you are not using a computer, among one of the most fun ways to crop photos is to use the tear method. Outlining the focal point is another fun way to crop photos.
When teens scrapbook these days, a lot of the time it is on the computer. This can be beneficial when cropping photos. This will allow teens to crop what they want out of the photo. Then it is possible to enlarge the cropped photos, making great looking pictures to scrapbook.
When scrapbooking with teens let them experiment with the photos that are on the computer and see what it is they really want to print out. This can help out on the printing department and remember there is always an original to go back to if the changes are not liked. If teens can crop before they print, they can print only what they want. Most software will have shapes to make the photo into. Like fish for that great fishing trip. Crop the photo and make it a fish shape. There are so many fun options to crop photos when scrapbooking with teens on the computer.
When cropping with teens for scrapbooking another fun way to crop is to add in edges or shadows to the photo. After teens have gotten the part of the photo that they want to print, part of cropping is to add beveled edges, or a shadowed circle around the photo. This will add dimension and can be done in so many different fun ways, depending on your computer software. Some software even has little trimmings to put on the photo after it’s been cropped to the size needed for the scrapbook page.
Even though most photos are digital, they still have to be printed out so that they can be put into scrapbooks. When working with photos and scrapbooking with teens, there are fun ways to crop photos by using scissors and imagination instead of the computer.
One very fun way to crop photos when scrapbooking with teens is to tear the edges of the photo and give it a cool look for the teens to enjoy. You will not want to tear into the part of the photo that you want to keep, like the focal point. But tear just the outsides edges and take if slow. This will make the photos seem less ridged and conformed to the typical photo look.
Another fun way to crop photos when scrapbooking with teens, is to outline the focal point of the photo. If you have a photo that is mostly scenery and you want to see the teen in the photo. Take straight scissors and cut around the person or focal point of the photo. Then you will clearly see just the person. This is especially useful when you can then put the outlined photo on some paper and make a mat for the photo. Make the mat outline the photo. You can add as many layers as you’d like. You can even outline the outlined photo with pen or marker is you rather.
When scrapbooking with teens, fun ways to crop the photos you will be using is to make use of the computer software that may be available. This can be great fun when teens use only the part of the photo they want to and then add in some fun edges or shadowing. There are fun ways to crop photos when there is no computer cropping to be done. Try tearing the edges, or outlining the photo, either way it’s fun to scrapbook with teens.