Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Zooming in for detail, part of Enhancing Photos with iPhoto.
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Oftentimes, when making an adjustment, you'll want to zoom the image.…This is because if you're doing anything less than 100% magnification, it could…be very difficult to see the problems, particularly when it comes to noise, or…grain removal, or sharpening.…With the photo selected, you can go ahead and start to zoom.…Now, there are several ways of doing this.…Using the slider at the bottom allows me to pull in very tight.…At this case, I am extremely enlarged, so the image is going to look pixilated.…
However, as I pull around in here, I can really start to see the texture in…that flower for the fabric, and this helps me make decisions about how much I…would sharpen the image.…One of the things I'd like to point out is that it's very easy to zoom in to a specific area.…If you mouse over that area, and press the 1 key, it will zoom to 100%…magnification where your mouse cursor is.…Remember, iPhoto may need to load in image details, so you'll see a momentary…pause as it refreshes the screen.…
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- Cropping for better composition
- Rotating an image
- Making a levels adjustment
- Adjusting shadows or highlights
- Increasing saturation
- Converting to black and white
- Creating sepia-tone effects
- Using the Retouch Brush
- Sharpening photos
- Adding borders
- Copying and pasting adjustments