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Setting up your email account in iPhoto

From: iPhoto '11 Essential Training

Video: Setting up your email account in iPhoto

I want to show you how to set up email accounts and actually all of your sharing accounts. This is a change in iPhoto '11. If you are new to iPhoto '11, you don't care about that. And if you're an experienced iPhoto user I don't want you to you to go down the wrong path. So let me show you how this works. So we're going to go up to iPhoto here and we're gong to go to Preferences. And in Preferences you'll see that we have a new tab called Accounts now. And you see that I have a number of accounts setup.

Setting up your email account in iPhoto

I want to show you how to set up email accounts and actually all of your sharing accounts. This is a change in iPhoto '11. If you are new to iPhoto '11, you don't care about that. And if you're an experienced iPhoto user I don't want you to you to go down the wrong path. So let me show you how this works. So we're going to go up to iPhoto here and we're gong to go to Preferences. And in Preferences you'll see that we have a new tab called Accounts now. And you see that I have a number of accounts setup.

I have my MobileMe account and you can see how much-- look, I still have room! I have my Mac email account set up, my Facebook account, my Flickr account, and then I have another email account. And that's one of the things that I want to discuss right now is that when you're sending photos via email within iPhoto, you can have more than one account and actually pick which one you want to send. Now if you want to create a new email account or create an email account at all from within iPhoto, you come to this Accounts page here and then you go down here to the plus symbol right here and you click on that.

And then you decide okay, what do I want to do? Do I want to connect with Facebook, Flickr? In this case, we're going to do Email and you click Add. Now when you click Add, there are some sort of, there are not presets, but iPhoto is aware of certain email services and it makes it quite easy. So for example, if you have Gmail, then you just have to click on Gmail and click OK. In the next screen you'll enter your account settings.

And that's all you have to do. It's very, very simple. Then you click OK and then it gets added. And I say well, I'm not going to complete the requested information right now. Okay, let's go back here. Now here's the other thing I want to show you. We'll click on Email. If you don't have one of these services and you still want to use email from within iPhoto, you can. You would click on Other, but when you do that you have to fill out all the stuff yourself, okay.

So it's not quite as easy. So I'm hoping, here is my hope is that when you click the plus symbol you either have a Mac email or you have one of these services and everything goes pretty smoothly. Otherwise, you know, you better look up your settings because you're going to have to fill them in. Once you do that, I'll Cancel this right here and come back here, then you can go ahead and close this. And I want to show you just how this works where you get to choose which email you want to do.

So we'll select six photos here. We'll go down to Share. We'll pick Email. We'll leave this template here, and right up here in this little menu is where you get to choose which email you send it from. So I have my mac.com, my me.com email, or my Gmail. I just pick the one that I want, and then that's the service that will be used to send out this email.

So it's not too bad, but I just wanted you to know where that is. Remember you go to Preferences and click on the Accounts tab, and that's where you set up your email, and we'll be coming back here for Facebook and Flickr too.

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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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