Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Comparing iPhoto and Aperture importing tools, part of Using iPhoto and Aperture Together.
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You can use either application iPhoto or Aperture to bring photos into…the unified library.…In this case, I have a camera connected and iPhoto has detected the images on it.…If you want to follow along, you can connect your camera and have iPhoto…detect your images. Not necessary.…This is pretty self-explanatory, but some people like to go as I go.…So, we're looking at the shots here and you can see in the interface that…it's pretty simple.…We have thumbnails of the images.…
I could select a couple of them and do Import Selected, or I could import them…all and give it an event name.…That is pretty much it, that is the Import dialogue here in iPhoto.…Now, let's take a look at the Aperture.…It's a whole different ballgame.…This is an area where the two applications are very distinct.…Same camera, same files connected, whole deal here and look at this.…We have the thumbnails and then we have little check boxes.…We can turn them off and on.…
But you'll see over here that you have all sorts of options;…
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