Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Using filters in Aperture, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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I have a few tips for you, in Aperture, for filtering your images, and this is the…payoff that you get for doing ratings, and adding labels, and stuff like that,…because you don't want to just do it, and then not benefit from it.…In addition to being able to, let's say, find the best shot in a series of shots,…as we talk about with star ratings, filtering is also fun, where you can see a…whole group of best shots or shots that you have labeled for a particular reason.…So the filter is up here, one of the main filters, and right now we are filtered…by date, and it can go descending or ascending.…
Now, descending would mean that the most recent shot is at the top, and then of…course ascending would mean that the oldest shot is at the top.…So right away you have two ways to look at any filter.…So here's the date.…Now, the one that I'm more interested in, and that I use more often, is rating.…I want to see all of my highly rated shots on top, working my way down to…the lower rated shots.…A lot of times I leave my library, or a particular project like this, in for a…
The course concludes with a look at aspects of a good backup and archival strategy, ranging from the best file format for long-term backup to the best hardware options for offline storage.
- Removing pictures from a card
- Transferring photos to a Windows or Mac computer
- Transferring images with Lightoom, Aperture or iPhoto
- Assigning ratings to photos and flagging favorites
- Filtering photos
- Choosing file formats
- Backing up to the cloud
- Working with multiple hard drives
- Recovering from backups