Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating Smart Albums in Aperture, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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One of my favorite features of a digital asset manager is Smart Albums in…Aperture, or Smart Collections in Lightroom. And the reason why I like these is…because the computer does the work for you, and you have payoff for what you…have done previously.…And I am going to create a Smart Album right now of one of my favorite things,…which are star ratings.…So I have all these projects right here: we've got Safari West, we've got these…Passion Flowers, we've got Cactus Flowers, we have got Sunflowers.…
What if I wanted to have a collection of just the best images from all of these…projects, so that I could just look at them, and enjoy them, and use them, and…shown them to other people.…I can do that with a Smart Album.…I'll just come up here, I will go to Smart Album, and we give it a name. …What I want to do is create a Smart Album of my 3 star images, or better.…So we will just call that, so we will call it 3 stars or Better.…
Now I have these different conditions here that I can choose from: Color Label,…
The course concludes with a look at aspects of a good backup and archival strategy, ranging from the best file format for long-term backup to the best hardware options for offline storage.
- Removing pictures from a card
- Transferring photos to a Windows or Mac computer
- Transferring images with Lightoom, Aperture or iPhoto
- Assigning ratings to photos and flagging favorites
- Filtering photos
- Choosing file formats
- Backing up to the cloud
- Working with multiple hard drives
- Recovering from backups