Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up your workspace, part of Portrait Retouching with Aperture.
Before we get to working on the images themselves, let's take a look…at our tools, so that we have everything set-up and ready to be efficient.…We like that, being efficient.…So I'm going to be over here in the Adjustments tab…quite a bit, this is where all the action is.…And, if you're a seasoned Aperture user, you know…that we have three tabs up here in the Inspector.…We have the Library tab, and that's where we do organization.…The Info tab is where we handle our metadata, both xf and iptc.…
And then Adjustments for actually working on our images.…Now the tools that I like to use, in…the Adjustments tab, and we call these bricks, by…the way, each of these little tools here, are…from top to bottom: White Balance, Exposure, Enhance, Highlights…and Shadows, Color, Edge Sharpen, and Vignette.…Now some of these will be in your default set, and others won't.…
And the way that you add them, is that you go up to Add Adjustment.…And let's say that I wanted to add Levels. I can do that.…I choose Levels right here, and then I go to the Gear…
- Assessing your image
- Retouching blemishes
- Enhancing skin texture
- Adding highlights to the hair
- Adjusting clothing and backdrop color
- Brightening and sharpening eyes
- Converting to black and white
Skill Level Intermediate
Using iPhoto and Aperture Togetherwith Derrick Story2h 37m Intermediate
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