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Creating a DVD from iPhoto

From: iPhoto '11 Essential Training

Video: Creating a DVD from iPhoto

Well, after we've created some terrific slideshows, such as our Kauai Vacation, and I am trusting that you are going to create some great stuff too. And if you want to share it in a different way by putting it on a DVD, that's not too bad because iDVD is part of iLife, which includes iPhoto and iMovie, and they are all connected together and it works pretty well. The great thing about burning a DVD is that you can share it with Aunt Jane and she doesn't even need a computer.

Creating a DVD from iPhoto

Well, after we've created some terrific slideshows, such as our Kauai Vacation, and I am trusting that you are going to create some great stuff too. And if you want to share it in a different way by putting it on a DVD, that's not too bad because iDVD is part of iLife, which includes iPhoto and iMovie, and they are all connected together and it works pretty well. The great thing about burning a DVD is that you can share it with Aunt Jane and she doesn't even need a computer.

She can just play it in her DVD player that's connected to her TV and it's very easy which just makes it even better. So let's do that right now. So you just select your project, your little project that you've created here, and then you go up to Share and you see iDVD right there. We are going to share this and I love this here where Send single image. No, we don't want to burn a DVD with just one picture on it. We want to send the whole slideshow. You will get this every time, just go to whole slideshow. (Music playing) All right! So, I just let you hear a little bit of that fabulous theme music.

You have a number of themes here that you can pick. iPhoto will pick one that fits the photos or the slideshow that you are sending over, but you have different ones you can play with. Some are at different resolutions and you might get a warning around that, but you can play with all these themes and there is a whole bunch of them. We are going to stick with this one for a moment, and you really don't have to do very much at this point. You have some text here and you can just leave it. It'll pick up the text from your project and you can see that down here.

So we will leave that at the moment. You probably want to change this text right here and we are just going to call it Derrick's Travels. Just click outside of the box, all right, and look at this. I am in lights here. Now the last thing is you notice we have a little drop zone here, and what iDVD wants is a photo from our travels and you can do that.

You just go over here to Media and your iPhoto Library will show up and you go, ok what photo do I want from the Kauai vacation? And so we'll go through here. First, we have to find our vacation. Here we go. So how about, well, how about something? It just feels like, doesn't this feel like it? So, let's just drag this over here. All right! Look at that. Wow! Isn't that pretty? Now you can test this out by just clicking on the Play button, right here.

So I'm going to turn up the volume, and we'll play it for a second just so we can see what we have. (Music Playing) And that's what Aunt Jane will see on her set top TV when she plays your DVD, because from this point on all you have to do is click the Burn button and insert a recordable DVD and you're off to the races.

I am not going to do that right now. We will just cancel. Now if you want to do more with this, you can and we actually have a good title in our library right now, iDVD '09 Essential Training, and if you wanted to add more content to this DVD before you burn it or you wanted to learn all the ins and outs of this application, I encourage you to take a look at that and you can get better at it. But if you just want to do something quickly, what we've done here will produce a very nice DVD from the work that you created in iPhoto.

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iPhoto '11 Essential Training

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  1. 4m 58s
    1. Welcome
      1m 9s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 49s
    3. What's new in iPhoto '11?
      1m 39s
    4. OS X Mavericks 10.9 iPhoto version update NEW
      21s
  2. 20m 33s
    1. Preparing to install iPhoto '11
      3m 2s
    2. Launching iPhoto for the first time and updating your existing Library
      4m 4s
    3. Importing images from your camera
      4m 50s
    4. Importing photo files
      4m 3s
    5. Importing movies
      2m 17s
    6. Working in Full Screen view
      2m 17s
  3. 40m 53s
    1. Importing the exercise files and organizing by Event
      1m 59s
    2. Understanding Events
      3m 43s
    3. Hiding photos
      1m 50s
    4. Flagging photos
      3m 3s
    5. Finding people using Faces
      3m 52s
    6. Adding people to Faces
      2m 8s
    7. Managing the Faces corkboard
      2m 14s
    8. Organizing by location with Places
      2m 9s
    9. Geotagging images
      7m 4s
    10. Creating albums
      1m 54s
    11. Viewing albums in Full Screen mode
      3m 37s
    12. Creating Smart Albums
      3m 36s
    13. Creating folders
      1m 46s
    14. Exploring the Project view
      1m 58s
  4. 17m 15s
    1. Understanding metadata
      3m 1s
    2. Rating your photos
      4m 27s
    3. Displaying photos by rating
      2m 57s
    4. Adding keywords
      3m 13s
    5. Finding photos by keyword
      3m 37s
  5. 29m 6s
    1. Switching to Edit mode
      2m 3s
    2. Cropping photos
      3m 30s
    3. Straightening photos
      1m 37s
    4. Making automatic corrections with Enhance
      2m 18s
    5. Removing red-eye
      3m 5s
    6. Retouching photos
      3m 10s
    7. Rotating photos
      1m 39s
    8. Using the Effects palette
      4m 8s
    9. Duplicating photos
      3m 5s
    10. Reverting to the original
      2m 4s
    11. Comparing photos while editing
      2m 27s
  6. 34m 53s
    1. Working in the Adjust tab
      1m 0s
    2. Adjusting levels
      4m 12s
    3. Adjusting exposure and contrast
      3m 31s
    4. Adjusting color saturation
      3m 43s
    5. Adjusting definition
      2m 10s
    6. Adjusting highlights and shadows
      2m 26s
    7. Adjusting sharpness and reducing noise
      4m 19s
    8. Adjusting temperature and tint
      4m 19s
    9. Copying adjustments and pasting them to multiple photos
      3m 51s
    10. Working with RAW files in iPhoto
      5m 22s
  7. 25m 42s
    1. Emailing photos from iPhoto
      4m 22s
    2. Emailing photos the old-fashioned way
      4m 5s
    3. Setting up your email account in iPhoto
      3m 43s
    4. Sharing your photos via Facebook
      3m 16s
    5. Sharing your photos via Flickr
      4m 35s
    6. Sharing your photos via MobileMe
      1m 26s
    7. Creating a web gallery
      4m 15s
  8. 20m 59s
    1. Creating a slideshow
      1m 46s
    2. Customizing slideshow settings
      5m 2s
    3. Exporting a slideshow to QuickTime
      4m 19s
    4. Managing movies in your iPhoto library
      5m 26s
    5. Creating a DVD from iPhoto
      4m 26s
  9. 41m 45s
    1. Exporting photos
      4m 57s
    2. Printing photos
      7m 57s
    3. Ordering prints
      2m 22s
    4. Creating a calendar
      7m 11s
    5. Creating a photo book
      7m 40s
    6. Selecting output options for your photo book
      4m 6s
    7. Creating greeting cards
      4m 15s
    8. Setting output options for your greeting cards
      2m 11s
    9. Viewing all your calendars, books, and cards
      1m 6s
  10. 16m 14s
    1. Customizing iPhoto preferences
      7m 7s
    2. Burning a backup CD or DVD
      4m 37s
    3. Backing up to an external hard drive
      1m 53s
    4. Creating iPhoto libraries and switching between them
      2m 37s
  11. 1m 45s
    1. Final thoughts
      1m 45s

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