Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Backing up a project, part of Aperture 2 Essential Training.
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So we've covered how to back things up with the Vault which is really cool.…But then Aperture gives you this other option for backing up just a project…and of course projects are our containers that have everything in them.…They have our master files, they have our versions, they have all of our metadata.…So, we can back up just a project by doing drag and drop.…It's very easy to do.…So what I want to do right now is I want to take my Marina project and I want…to back it up onto another FireWire drive.…Now, this is not really a back up, it could be a transfer or whatever.…
For instance, if I put on this FireWire drive and I go over to my friend's house who has Aperture,…I can connect the drive and then I could drag my project…into that person's Aperture library, and all of my work would be there.…So it's a very portable container.…I am going to show you how to do this right now.…So first thing I am going to do is, I am going to move my Project pane over to the other side because I got…to shift Aperture over a little bit, so I can do some dragging and dropping.…
- Understanding Aperture terms, interface, preferences, and workflow
- Creating metadata presets and adding keywords on import
- Importing images from a digital camera, hard drive, or iPhoto library
- Using tethered shooting
- Viewing images with previews, slideshows, and metadata overlays
- Comparing, selecting, and organizing images
- Correcting white balance, exposure, levels, and color
- Using Retouch, Straighten, Crop, Vignette, and other image adjustments
- Applying sharpening and noise reduction adjustments
- Searching for images and creating Smart Albums
- Exporting, archiving, and backing up photos
- Designing books, publishing web galleries, and printing images
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Importing Images
3. Viewing Images
4. Comparing, Selecting, and Organizing Images
5. Making Basic Image Adjustments
6. Making Additional Image Adjustments
7. Using Unique Aperture Tools
8. Modifying Metadata
9. Searching for Images
10. Exporting Images
Using the Export plug-ins3m 27s
11. Archiving Photos
12. Using Aperture's Book-Making and Design Tools
13. Building Web Pages
14. Printing Images
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