Apple Aperture 4

Apple Aperture 4 : Unleashing Your Photo Workflow

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Are you ready to focus on taming your digital photo collection? "Aperture 4: Unleashing Your Photo Workflow" is the concise, step-by-step guide to using Apple's popular photo workflow program. Written for users at every level, from amateur to professional, the book begins with a clear explanation of Aperture's smart file structure and goes on to cover all the practical aspects of using the software to sort, compare, select, edit, retouch, print, and share photographic images (in slideshows and online galleries, or as prints) - including separate chapters on RAW workflow and color management. Packed with tips, shortcuts, and illustrated explanations, "Aperture 4: Unleashing Your Photo Workflow" is the quickest route to mastery of this exciting and feature-rich program.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations
  • 1133788904
  • 9781133788904
  • 2,045,132

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. What's Special About Aperture's File Structure? 3. Where You Work (or Play): The User Interface. 4. Making Yourself at Home: How to Customize Aperture. 5. Bringing Your Images Into Aperture from Somewhere Else. 6. Choosing Your Original Camera File Format: RAW or JPEG. 7. Comparing and Selecting Your Images. 8. Working for You: Your Friendly Metadata. 9. Organizing a Growing Library. 10. Never Lose an Image: Backing-Up in Aperture. 11. Non-Destructive Image Editing. 12. Identifying Specific Image Corrections. 13. Image Editing: Cunning Tips and Shortcuts. 14. Retouching Your Images and Using Creative Effects. 15. Color Management with Aperture 4. 16. Placing Your Photos on the Web. 17. Creating Slideshows with Added Sound and Music. 18. Making Physical Prints and Books. Glossary. Index. Appendix A. Tethered Shooting with Aperture. Appendix B. Using Plug-Ins to Extend Functionality. Appendix C. If You Need Them: Troubleshooting Tools.
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About John Lewell

John Lewell is the author of Digital Photography for Next to Nothing (2010) and The Digital Photographer's Software Guide (2008), as well as earlier books on computer graphics and professional audio-visual (AV) production. Born in England, he was educated at Framlingham College and went on to gain an MA (Hons) in English and Fine Art at Peterhouse, Cambridge. His interest in photography began when he was a teenager, taking pictures for local businesses and on trips to Italy to support his studies of Italian art. After moving to the United States as a sales manager for AV systems company Electrosonic Inc., John turned to full-time writing, becoming West Coast Editor of Computer Pictures magazine and US correspondent for European journals. Later returning to the UK, he founded a high-tech PR consultancy and also created the world's first online guide to commercial Internet software, which he sold to online publisher John now combines his expertise in photography and digital technology to inform and educate via books, articles, and Internet projects.
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