Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video The five-step image edit in iPhoto, part of Using iPhoto and Aperture Together.
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Well, let's take a look at image editing in iPhoto and I have a cool five-step…process that you can apply to most photos.…We'll get started by choosing our image, we'll work on this shot right here.…And then we will go down and click on the Edit button and that reveals our three…tabs, Quick Fixes, Effects, and Adjust.…We will start in Quick Fixes.…Now, the five steps are Crop, White balance, Exposure, Definition, and Sharpness.…
By doing those five steps, you can correct most of your photos.…We'll start with Crop.…I'll click on the cropping tool right here.…We're not going to constrain, I just want a free crop.…So, I'm going to leave this box uncheck and I'm going to move the handles here,…and all I want to really do is get rid of this little fuzzy guy here.…He's a little distracting to me.…So, we'll just tighten up the shot a little bit.…I think most images can be improved with cropping and this image is definitely a…case in point for that. So here we go.…
Now, I'm just going to click on Done, and we have cropped our image, step one. See, it's nice.…
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