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  • view course page for Portrait Retouching with Aperture

    Learn how to retouch portraits and make your subjects look their best with Aperture.

    1h 55m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Time-Lapse Video

    Creating Time-Lapse Video with Richard Harrington

    Get on-location tips and post-production techniques to speed up time and create compelling visual effects with time-lapse photography.

    3h 27m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Artist in Action: Joseph Linaschke's Large Scale Black-and-White Photographs

    Watch artist Joseph Linaschke explain the creation of his gallery hanging of large black-and-white prints on metal and discuss the many challenges he faced along the way.

    3h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Using iPhoto and Aperture Together

    Learn how to combine the simplicity of iPhoto with the power of Aperture and get the best of both worlds.

    2h 37m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Aperture 3.3/3.4 New Features Overview

    Get up to speed on the many changes between Aperture versions 3.0 and 3.3/3.4.

    1h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Photo Books with iPhoto

    Creating Photo Books with iPhoto with Richard Harrington

    Discover how to use iPhoto to create photo books.

    2h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Shooting on the Road, from Gear to Workflow

    Photographer, author, teacher, and frequent traveler Ben Long details the hardware, software, and workflow issues that photographers need to consider when shooting on the road, whether on vacation or on assignment.

    3h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creative Slideshows with Aperture

    Creative Slideshows with Aperture with Richard Harrington

    Shows how to use Apple Aperture to quickly and efficiently create a slideshow to impress any audience.

    1h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Photography: Black and White

    Ben Long shares strategies for capturing the best black and white images and techniques for converting to black and white in Photoshop.

    3h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photography Video Workflow: Final Cut Pro + Canon 5D Mark II

    Designed for those shooting high-definition video with the Canon 5D Mark II and creating a finished product using Final Cut Pro.

    2h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Aperture 2 New Features

    Aperture 2 New Features with Derrick Story

    Explore the powerful and easy-to-use photo management tools in Apple's Aperture 2.

    1h 17m
    Intermediate
     
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