iPhoto '11 Essential Training

with Derrick Story
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iPhoto '11 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 4h 14m Beginner Updated Aug 11, 2014


In iPhoto '11 Essential Training, Derrick Story offers an in-depth tour of the popular photo management software from Apple, demonstrating its various features for organizing, editing, and sharing images. The course covers techniques to categorize and combine images into custom collections using iPhoto's geotagging, face detection, and Smart Album features, and offers insight on how to perform key image corrections and enhancements. Also covered are tutorials on building customized slideshows and outputting collections to calendars, books, and greeting cards. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Importing images and movies
  • Grouping photos by events, faces, and places
  • Geotagging images to specific locations
  • Creating Smart Albums
  • Using keyword and ratings metadata to sort images
  • Cropping, straightening, retouching, and rotating photos
  • Retouching and enhancing images
  • Sharing photos on Facebook, Flickr, and MobileMe
  • Creating calendars, books, and cards
  • Backing up to an external hard drive


- Hi, I'm Derrick Story, and welcome to iPhoto '11 Essential Training. Whether you're brand new to Apple's Photo Management application, or just looking to get comfortable with this latest version, you're in the right place. Think of iPhoto as a digital shoebox where you can store all of your pictures and movies. You can organize these images using the latest technologies, such as Face Detection or the tried-and-true method of when you took the picture. My job is to show you how to use all these tools so you can choose the right approach for you.

I'll explain the best techniques for displaying your pictures by where they were captured using Places, improving the appearance of your pictures with this image editing controls, sharing your photos using the integrated Facebook and Flickr tools, designing professional-looking greeting cards, calendars, and books, building compelling slide shows that will dazzle friends and family, plus, I have plenty of tips that will make your iPhoto experience as much fun as taking the pictures in the first place.

So let's get started with iPhoto '11 Essential Training.

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