Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Viewing photos on a Mac, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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Now that I have uploaded the images onto my Mac, I want to take a look at them,…and this is the viewing images for the Mac.…I also have viewing images for Windows, but we're on a Mac right now, and I want…to take a look at these Passion Flower shots.…Double-click that folder to open it up, and I have the thumbnails that we've…all seen many times.…But there are more tricks than that.…A lot of people forget that we have this little viewer mode up here. I'm…going to click on that, and I actually get a look at my images in this cool…sort of slide show manner.…
And as I move from image to image, the file name is highlighted, and if I want a…closer look -- let's say that I find one here that I really like, as I go through…these -- then I can just double-click on that file.…And in my case, it opens it up in Preview.…Now Preview is a viewing application that comes with the Macintosh, it's built…right in, and it works fabulous.…You can see here that I have a nice big view of my image.…Now if you double-click on an image -- let's go back to our thumbnails for…
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