Understanding the Aperture 3 library


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Understanding the Aperture 3 library

As you're working on your photos in Aperture, adding metadata, making image adjustments, you may wonder, where exactly are my photos? I upload them into Aperture, I do stuff to them, but I don't know where they actually live. I'm going to show you that right now. So, we're going to minimize Aperture, and we're actually going to work in the file system for your computer. Now what Aperture does when you first launch it, it creates a library. And that is this container right here.

Chances are it will put it in your Pictures folder, but it can be anywhere, and Aperture will keep track of it for you. Now, inside this container is everything that you need, your metadata, your photos, all of that. The funny thing is, however, if you just double-click on the Library container itself, you don't get to see inside. It will just launch Aperture with that library. And if you click on a different library container that isn't open right now in Aperture-- let's do that right here-- ...

Understanding the Aperture 3 library
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Understanding the Aperture 3 library provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Aperture 3 Essential Training (2012)

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Photography
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Aperture
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