Photographers who want to upgrade from iPhoto, or who are simply ready to take control of the digital images accumulating on their hard drives, will find powerful and easy-to-use photo management tools in Apple's Aperture 2. In Aperture 2 New Features, instructor Derrick Story takes an introductory look at photo processing and manipulation, and explores Quick Preview, RAW 2.0, .Mac Web Gallery, and the many new features in Aperture 2. The course follows a professional photographer's workflow, showing viewers how to incorporate his techniques into their everyday practices.
Exploring the new interface
Using the tabbed Inspector and HUD
Enhancing performance with the Quick Preview mode
Decoding new images with RAW 2.0 processing and Baseline DNG
Editing images with Recovery, Vibrancy, the Color Dropper, and the Retouch brush
Customizing keyboard shortcuts
Publishing to .Mac Web Gallery and using enhanced layout options