Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding how Smart Albums behave differently in iPhoto and Aperture, part of Using iPhoto and Aperture Together.
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Let's take a quick look at Smart Albums because they behave a little differently…in Aperture and iPhoto.…For example, right here, I have a library that was created in iPhoto and a Smart…Album that was created in iPhoto, the 3 Stars or More.…Now it displays properly in Aperture, that part is no problem.…However, if I go to edit it by clicking on the Edit button, I'll get a message…that says, I can't edit it here.…You created it in iPhoto, the Smart Album has to be edited in iPhoto.…
So, there's that note.…So now, let's go ahead and quit Aperture.…Now, let's open Aperture Library in iPhoto. Okay, here we go.…So, we have a Smart Album here, the Flagged images.…Now, I created this in Aperture.…If I right click on the Smart Album and I go Edit Smart Album, this is the way…you do this in iPhoto.…Oh, dear, what a surprise.…
I get a message that says this Smart Album cannot be edited in iPhoto because I…created it in Aperture.…However, I can view its contents.…So, if you get one of these messages, then all it's really telling you is that…
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