Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Deciding which application manages your Photo Stream, part of Using iPhoto and Aperture Together.
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So, both Aperture and iPhoto can tap your Photo Stream, but only one at a time…and this is different than with Facebook and Flickr where you can have both apps…talking to your Facebook and Flickr accounts.…You can only have one of these apps tapping into the Photo Stream.…So, you have to make a decision; which one? Which application are you going to use…to manage your Photo Stream.…Now, my top of mind recommendation is the application that I don't use as my…default Photo Library Manager, it's the one that I use for Photo Stream.…
So, in my case, I'm a heavy Aperture user. I love Aperture.…It's my go-to application for managing all my photography work.…So, I don't have Aperture running my Photo Stream. What I have done is that I…have setup iPhoto to handle my Photo Stream activities because, as we know, I…can open the iPhoto Library in Aperture in at very once if I want to work with those images.…So, what I have done is I've enabled Automatic Import so that all of the images…from my iPhone, my iPad, Photo Stream flow into my iPhoto Library here and then…
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