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Aperture 1.5 Beyond the Basics

with Scott Bourne and Derrick Story

Video: Welcome

Shows professional and amateur photographers how to take advantage of Aperture's advanced photo management tools.
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  1. 1m 51s
    1. Welcome
    2. Who are we?
      1m 23s
  2. 45m 52s
    1. Aperture as your workflow
      4m 51s
    2. Essential preferences
      14m 36s
    3. Workflow essentials
      14m 34s
    4. Using Aperture without RAW
      4m 53s
    5. Using Aperture on a laptop
      3m 34s
    6. Syncing your Library to an iPod
      3m 24s
  3. 31m 36s
    1. The new way of importing images
      4m 14s
    2. Managed Library essentials
      5m 58s
    3. Using the Referenced Library
      7m 2s
    4. Reconnecting broken reference files
      3m 27s
    5. Renaming masters
      2m 6s
    6. Relocating masters
      2m 33s
    7. Consolidate vs. Relocate
      3m 19s
    8. A workflow for laptop users
      2m 57s
  4. 20m 32s
    1. Introduction to image previews
      5m 56s
    2. Creating and deleting previews
      4m 23s
    3. Setting preview quality
      2m 10s
    4. Setting preview quality in a slideshow
      1m 33s
    5. Sharing previews with iLife and iWork
      2m 4s
    6. Opening Aperture images in iPhoto
      4m 26s
  5. 27m 55s
    1. Improved metadata overview
      6m 26s
    2. Metadata presets
      8m 23s
    3. Auto-Fill List Editor
      4m 23s
    4. Adding new fields to the Metadata view
      2m 35s
    5. Exporting XMP sidecar data
      1m 55s
    6. Exporting metadata text files
      1m 42s
    7. Exporting metadata with Version
      2m 31s
  6. 20m 53s
    1. The new interface
      3m 26s
    2. RAW fine-tuning
      7m 38s
    3. Advanced sharpening
      6m 56s
    4. Changing color readout
      2m 53s
  7. 45m 2s
    1. Centering the Loupe
      4m 4s
    2. Detaching the Loupe from the cursor
      4m 3s
    3. Grid overlay in the Loupe
      2m 24s
    4. Showing color values in the Loupe
      3m 6s
    5. Using the Loupe for noise reduction and sharpening
      5m 49s
    6. Adjustment presets
      4m 21s
    7. Simplified ratings
      5m 20s
    8. Enhanced Lift and Stamp
      6m 44s
    9. New color controls
      9m 11s
  8. 13m 10s
    1. Introduction to output
      2m 31s
    2. Setting print resolution
      3m 46s
    3. Extensibility (third-party plug-ins)
      6m 53s
  9. 8m 35s
    1. Extending Aperture using Automator
      8m 35s
  10. 33s
    1. Goodbye

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Aperture 1.5 Beyond the Basics
Video duration: 0s 3h 35m Intermediate


Professional and amateur photographers alike can take advantage of the advanced photo management tools in Aperture--from organization to editing to output. In Aperture 1.5 Beyond the Basics, instructors Scott Bourne and Derrick Story teach users how to manipulate photos with the Color Adjustment tool, sharpen edges, and create preset adjustments and file settings for efficient editing and grouping. The training also details how to use the extensive metadata and organizational features in Aperture for smart photo sorting and presentation.

Topics include:
  • Learning the new features in the latest version of Aperture
  • Understanding Aperture workflow essentials
  • Importing images
  • Exporting metadata and XMP sidecar data
  • Using the loupe for noise reduction and sharpening
  • Working with third party plug-ins
  • Extending Aperture using Automator


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