Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing derivative versions in Aperture, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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When you're working in Aperture, you have a lot of image editing tools. Actually,…most of the things that you would need to work on a photograph;…Exposure, White Balance, Brushing tools, there is a lot of stuff here.…But there will be those occasion when some photographers feel like they need to…go to an outside image editor to do something special.…Most of the time that will be Photoshop, and that's called round tripping. And…I want to show you the implications of round tripping when you're working within Aperture.…First thing I want to point out;…we're going to go to Metadata here.…
The size of this image is 22 MB, and that's after some image editing.…Because it's a nondestructive editor, it only added a few kilobytes of…information in order to edit the file.…When we go to Photoshop that's going to be a story, and it's going to come back a large file.…One of the things to consider, and one of the reasons why you don't want to…round trip anymore than you have to, because it eats up hard disk space.…
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