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Emailing photos with iPhoto and Aperture

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We can email photos right out of Aperture, right out of iPhoto. I guess you can say that's a old fashion way of photo sharing but it does come in handy and there are times we want to do it. The Aperture method is very straightforward. iPhoto has a bit of a fun twist. I'll show you both. We'll start with Aperture right now. I'm going to select this image, go to Share, go to Email, we'll select a recipient, which I will send it to me for this, give it a name.

Emailing photos with iPhoto and Aperture

We can email photos right out of Aperture, right out of iPhoto. I guess you can say that's a old fashion way of photo sharing but it does come in handy and there are times we want to do it. The Aperture method is very straightforward. iPhoto has a bit of a fun twist. I'll show you both. We'll start with Aperture right now. I'm going to select this image, go to Share, go to Email, we'll select a recipient, which I will send it to me for this, give it a name.

And then over here, we get to determine the size of the attachment. And if you hold your mouse there long enough, it will even show you the dimension. So, Large is 1280 on the longest side, Medium 640, and Small 320 and then of course you have Actual Size too. So, we'll set it Large for this one right here. You make that determination and then, all you have to do is send it and off it goes. It's really very simple. You can do multiple photos also.

You just select the multiple photos before you actually send it out. Let's do it with iPhoto because iPhoto is interesting. So, we want to send that. So again, I go to the Share menu and I'm going to choose Email right here. Now, look what we get. This is what I mean; this is a little bit more interesting. We have these fun templates and we can choose which template we want.

This is the way the person gets it too. So, let's say that you want to do announcement. You want to have fun. You can just say, My New Car, you could do that right here too. On the message size, it tells you right now. Now, since we're using a template, we do have some options, still even within the template. So, you can choose the Large, Medium and Small and Optimized. We'll just go with Medium right here.

And you got to make sure that this box is checked or the whole endeavour goes up in flames, right? But it's kind of fun because if you want to use a template, if you want to do something a little different than just attaching the photo to a regular Email and having it appear as a regular attachment. If you actually want to create what I call a sort of a virtual eCard right here, then open your library in iPhoto and take advantage of this mail functionality that they have and all these kind of cool templates that are waiting for you right here.

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Using iPhoto and Aperture Together

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  1. 2m 5s
    1. Welcome
      54s
    2. How to take this course
      32s
    3. Using the exercise files
      39s
  2. 16m 4s
    1. Sharing libraries
      1m 45s
    2. Creating a new library and determining its location
      4m 2s
    3. Specifying which application opens the library by default
      3m 22s
    4. Moving and renaming the library
      2m 16s
    5. Managing multiple libraries
      4m 39s
  3. 13m 18s
    1. Comparing iPhoto and Aperture importing tools
      1m 28s
    2. Simplified importing with iPhoto
      2m 8s
    3. Advanced importing with Aperture
      5m 55s
    4. Importing into iPhoto libraries with Aperture
      3m 47s
  4. 16m 40s
    1. Comparing iPhoto and Aperture library organization
      5m 13s
    2. Exploring the iPhoto Library pane
      3m 3s
    3. Reviewing the Aperture Library Inspector
      3m 22s
    4. Hiding photos in one app so they don't appear in the other
      3m 33s
    5. Understanding how Smart Albums behave differently in iPhoto and Aperture
      1m 29s
  5. 23m 34s
    1. Comparing iPhoto and Aperture editing tools
      2m 49s
    2. The five-step image edit in iPhoto
      4m 34s
    3. The seven-step image edit in Aperture
      7m 36s
    4. Choosing the right app for sharpening
      1m 40s
    5. Converting to black and white in iPhoto and Aperture
      3m 19s
    6. Applying effects in iPhoto and Aperture
      3m 36s
  6. 13m 42s
    1. Comparing iPhoto and Aperture slideshow tools
      3m 18s
    2. Choosing iPhoto for quick slideshow authoring
      2m 54s
    3. Choosing Aperture for advanced slideshow authoring
      3m 9s
    4. Enhancing an existing iPhoto slideshow with Aperture tools
      1m 28s
    5. Comparing iPhoto and Aperture for exporting slideshows
      2m 53s
  7. 11m 20s
    1. Comparing iPhoto and Aperture exporting tools
      2m 33s
    2. Using iPhoto for simple file export
      2m 34s
    3. Using Aperture for advanced file export
      3m 10s
    4. Cleaning up your iPhoto library in Aperture
      3m 3s
  8. 20m 4s
    1. Comparing iPhoto and Aperture sharing tools
      2m 8s
    2. Integrating Photo Stream into your photo workflow
      2m 6s
    3. Deciding which application manages your Photo Stream
      2m 23s
    4. Using Photo Stream as part of an archiving strategy
      2m 7s
    5. Sharing your images with others using Photo Stream
      2m 49s
    6. Sharing images on Facebook with iPhoto and Aperture
      2m 40s
    7. Publishing images to Flickr with iPhoto and Aperture
      3m 12s
    8. Emailing photos with iPhoto and Aperture
      2m 39s
  9. 31m 21s
    1. Comparing iPhoto and Aperture printing tools
      2m 4s
    2. Creating letterpress, folded, and flat cards in iPhoto
      4m 15s
    3. Using iPhoto for simple book authoring
      4m 32s
    4. Using Aperture for advanced book authoring
      5m 52s
    5. Creating a calendar in iPhoto
      2m 48s
    6. Ordering prints in iPhoto and Aperture
      1m 20s
    7. Making an inkjet print in iPhoto
      3m 49s
    8. Making a basic print in Aperture
      3m 47s
    9. Making a custom print in Aperture
      2m 54s
  10. 8m 5s
    1. Comparing iPhoto and Aperture archiving tools
      1m 15s
    2. Options for backing up your iPhoto library
      1m 46s
    3. Options for backing up your Aperture library
      3m 1s
    4. Using Aperture to back up your iPhoto library
      2m 3s
  11. 51s
    1. Next steps
      51s

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