2015 Tatanka – Fourth Deadline Story Preferences

January 5 and 6

Thank you for being awesome while I’m gone.

Here’s the big project I’d like you to work on over the next two days.

Here’s a blank yearbook spread to work with. Make sure you save it all the time to your G drive.

Your assignment is to create an original yearbook spread that is based on your first or second deadline assignment. For example, if you were working on the Fall Play spread second deadline, then you can choose to make a new and original fall play spread.

You should not make your spread look like it belongs in this year’s yearbook. You can create your own look and feel for your spread, including fonts, colors, folio, and other things.

Make sure your spread follows the rules of basic design first. Use column structure and eye lines. One of the most important things you can do is to make sure each photo has a caption next to it (not on top of it). Once you know it’s a solid spread, then you can swap out photos and creating modules or secondary coverage packages.

A great spread will:

  • Tell a story about people through photos, captions, and body copy.
  • Have a clear column structure with alignment.
  • Establish dominance with a photo of photo package.
  • Use consistent internal margins.
  • Have a complete caption for every photo.
  • Have include at least 14 people on the spread in photos and direct quotations.
  • Take risks and try new things.

Look online for resources or take a look through other yearbooks and magazines for new and unique ideas.

This assignment is graded.

You will be exporting and sharing these on Wednesday at the end of class.

Feel free to email or text McCallum with questions.

Good luck!

TATANKA 2015 – Third Deadline Assignment Preferences

Please sign up for your top four choices for third deadline.

If this form doesn’t show up, log in to Google Docs and refresh this page.

Export Your Basic/Advanced Layout

If the Taylor Export Settings have already been loaded on your computer, skip to Step 5.

Step 1:

Click File and then select Adobe PDF Presets and then select Define.

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Select “Load”.

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Navigate to the Tatanka drive and select “Taylor Standard PDF Export”.

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Click “Done”.

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Click “File” and then select “Export”.

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Make sure you note where your spread is being saved and give it a file name that includes your names and the assignment.

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Be sure your file is named correctly and select “Adobe PDF (Print)” as the file type.

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In the next screen, select “Taylor Standard PDF Export” from the Adobe PDF Preset dropdown menu.

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Select Export. Your page may take up to 5 minutes to be completely exported depending on the size and quantity of the photos that you’re using. Once it is exported, you can exit your page. You will not be allowed to close your spread until the export has completed successfully.

Always check the PDF of your page to make sure it looks good and is in the right place.

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Log in to your BHM School Google Docs Account and then go to the 2014 Tatanka Writers Folder. Go into the folder for this assignment (either Basic Layouts or Advanced Layouts). Then click the Upload Icon.

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Select Files.

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Select your spread and double click or click “Open”.

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Click “Upload and Share”.

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Make sure the top two check boxes are unchecked and then upload your spread.

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You’re all done!

Export Your Finalized Spread For shipping

If the Taylor Export Settings have already been loaded on your computer, skip to Step 5.

Step 1:

Click File and then select Adobe PDF Presets and then select Define.

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Select “Load”.

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Navigate to the Tatanka drive and select “Taylor Standard PDF Export”.

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Click “Done”.

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Click “File” and then select “Export”.

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Navigate to the Tatanka drive and then open the _Submissions folder. ALL SPREADS MUST BE PLACED IN _Submissions OR THEY WILL NOT WORK.

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Be sure your file is named correctly and select “Adobe PDF (Print)” as the file type.

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In the next screen, select “Taylor Standard PDF Export” from the Adobe PDF Preset dropdown menu.

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Step 9:

Select Export. Your page may take to 5 minutes to be completely exported depending on the size and quantity of the photos that you’re using. Once it is exported, you can exit your page. You will not be allowed to close your spread until the export has completed successfully.

Always check the PDF of your page in the _Submissions folder to make sure it looks good and is in the right place.

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Sign Up for Second Deadline

Please sign up for your second deadline assignment.

Do not sign up for activities you are closely involved with.

Share your Observation

Tatanka Yearbook Photo Order

Fill out this form completely and thoroughly. Fill out a new form for each event you would like a photographer at.

If you have questions, please ask a photographer.

Sign up for your first deadline story!

Export Your Final Yearbook Spreads

If the Taylor Export Settings have already been loaded on your computer, skip to Step 5.

Step 1:

Click File and then select Adobe PDF Presets and then select Define.

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Step 2:

Select “Load”.

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Step 3:

Navigate to the Tatanka drive and select “Taylor Standard PDF Export”.

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Click “Done”.

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Step 5:

Click “File” and then select “Export”.

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Step 6:

Navigate to the Tatanka drive and then open the _Submissions folder. ALL SPREADS MUST BE PLACED IN _Submissions OR THEY WILL NOT WORK.

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Step 7:

Be sure your file is named correctly and select “Adobe PDF (Print)” as the file type.

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Step 8:

In the next screen, select “Taylor Standard PDF Export” from the Adobe PDF Preset dropdown menu.

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Step 9:

Select Export. Your page may take to 5 minutes to be completely exported depending on the size and quantity of the photos that you’re using. Once it is exported, you can exit your page. You will not be allowed to close your spread until the export has completed successfully.

Always check the PDF of your page in the _Submissions folder to make sure it looks good and is in the right place.

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