Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing into iPhoto libraries with Aperture, part of Using iPhoto and Aperture Together.
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I want to run an idea by you and the idea is, even if you're an iPhoto user,…most of the time, considering using Aperture for importing of your photos…instead of using iPhoto.…Then, of course, you can use iPhoto for everything else you do.…Let me show you why I'm thinking along these lines.…We did the Aperture Import here and as you can see, we have all that information…that I added on Import;…the keywords, the copyright notice, my website, all that good stuff and it's…been applied to every photo here.…
Now, since we have the unified library, we can open this library up in iPhoto also.…Let me go ahead and quit Aperture right now.…Here's that Aperture Library that we're just looking at.…Let's open it in iPhoto, so I'm going to Ctrl+click on it.…Go to Open with and choose iPhoto.…It's a unified library, so there will be no problem with this at all.…And here are our images, right here in iPhoto.…
Because we don't have the same sort of information panel in iPhoto that we…have in Aperture, we do see the basic XF Data which is the basic camera data,…
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