Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing previews, part of Aperture 2 Essential Training.
Aperture has the potential to serve as our database for all of our images that we can share…with other applications and outside of Aperture itself.…But in order to do that there are few things that you have to know how to work.…At the heart of this is previews and I am going to show you a little bit about how to manage your previews…and how to control them for your own devices.…We will start out in the Preferences area here, under Previews and we talked about these boxes before…but essentially, if you want to generate previews automatically when you bring photos in the Aperture,…check this box and if you want to let Aperture use any JPEG that's available…for a preview while it's generating its own, a lot of times it can steal one from the camera as it's coming in,…check that box and then very importantly, make sure that this box is checked…because that allows the Aperture not only to share the previews that you generate with iLife and iWork,…but virtually any application outside of Aperture, that's a very important box to check.…
- Understanding Aperture terms, interface, preferences, and workflow
- Creating metadata presets and adding keywords on import
- Importing images from a digital camera, hard drive, or iPhoto library
- Using tethered shooting
- Viewing images with previews, slideshows, and metadata overlays
- Comparing, selecting, and organizing images
- Correcting white balance, exposure, levels, and color
- Using Retouch, Straighten, Crop, Vignette, and other image adjustments
- Applying sharpening and noise reduction adjustments
- Searching for images and creating Smart Albums
- Exporting, archiving, and backing up photos
- Designing books, publishing web galleries, and printing images
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Importing Images
3. Viewing Images
4. Comparing, Selecting, and Organizing Images
5. Making Basic Image Adjustments
6. Making Additional Image Adjustments
7. Using Unique Aperture Tools
8. Modifying Metadata
9. Searching for Images
10. Exporting Images
Using the Export plug-ins3m 27s
11. Archiving Photos
12. Using Aperture's Book-Making and Design Tools
13. Building Web Pages
14. Printing Images
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