Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing Aperture for advanced slideshow authoring, part of Using iPhoto and Aperture Together.
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I have a confession to make and that I really like making slideshows in Aperture.…There are enough controls here.…I can do what I want, but yet, it's not too complicated, sort of strikes the happy balance.…Let's take a look at what those controls are.…Over here on the right side, we have our Default Settings.…So, things that I do here will apply to the whole slideshow, and you have a…number of options here including Text.…And then, I can work on selected slides also.…
Now, one thing I want to show you, you can apply the Ken Burns Effect to select…the slides and you have a lot of control over that.…There's a little bit of a trick to it.…So, you go over here to Crop, you go to Ken Burns Effect, and then you click on…the Edit button and this allows you to set the start and finish points for your effect.…So, that's where that's located, it's right there, and then you click Done when…you're done and you can turn it off and on with this checkbox.…So, that's kind of fun and that's in the Selected Slides tab.…
In this course, photographer, author, and teacher Derrick Story shows key strategies for employing both iPhoto and Aperture in a digital photography workflow. The course begins with a look at the unified photo library format and managing your library with both applications.
Next, the course examines the professional-level image editing features in Aperture and details strategies for sharing photos through slideshows and print projects, guiding you to the best application for the job at hand. It concludes with lessons on exporting photos using Aperture, managing an iCloud Photo Stream, and backing up your library.
- Sharing libraries
- Importing and exporting photos
- Organizing your library
- Editing images
- Building slideshows
- Creating prints, cards, books, and calendars
- Archiving and back up your library