Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video The seven-step image edit in Aperture, part of Using iPhoto and Aperture Together.
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I'm going to image edit the same photo in Aperture using its tools so we can get…a comparison for the difference between iPhoto and Aperture.…So, what I'm going to do is quit out of iPhoto here, go to our Sunflowers…library, right-click on it and Open With>Aperture.…Now, the first thing that jumps out of me is, look at that.…Here's our iPhoto image that we worked on in Aperture.…Your image edit do go back and forth between the applications.…
I just think that's really neat, that's cool.…But I want to work on the original shot so we can do a comparison.…So, I'm going to right-click on this, then I'm going to make a New Version from Original.…And that will allow us to start with a clean slide, so I'll double-click on this.…Now, our seven steps in Aperture are Crop, White balance, Exposure, Highlights…and shadow, Color, Enhance, and Edge sharpen.…
Let's start with Crop.…Cropping tools down here at the bottom.…I don't want any constraints.…I want to do a free crop.…And as before, I just want to tighten up this shot a bit.…
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