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.
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.