Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing multiple libraries, part of Using iPhoto and Aperture Together.
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Let's take a look at managing multiple libraries, and there could be all sorts…of reasons why you would want to do this.…Some people like to have different libraries for different types of activities.…Sometimes, if you're in a family situation, you may want to have a family…library and then each person may want to have an individual library for their…own artistic endeavors.…There could be all sorts of reasons and they're easy to manage and they also…flow both back and forth between iPhoto and Aperture.…Right now, we have three different libraries that we're looking at right here,…the Audi R8 Library, Carpenteria, and Sunflowers.…
Now, I could open any of these libraries just by double-clicking on it.…These are all created in Aperture, so if I open it the first time by…double-clicking, it's going to open the library in Aperture.…And there are our sunflowers, right there.…Now, I can switch to one of the other libraries right here in Aperture.…If I go up to File>Switch to Library, and then I go to Other/New.…
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