Are you into photography not photomanipulation?
Frustrated that you are spending too much time in front of the screen and not enough behind the lens?
Feel like you are not getting the most out of the powerful processing functions of Apple Aperture? This straightforward, inspiring guide is aimed at photographers whose goal is to use the software to bring out the best in their photographs. Professional photographer and educator Corey Hilz leads you through a highly effective, professional's workflow with Aperture, from importing your photos from your camera and making image adjustments, to labelling each photo with metadata and keywords for effective organization and searching, and finally outputting your images for print or social media. He focuses on the vital aspects for photographers such as correcting tone and color, targeted adjustments, metadata, and managing a fast expanding library. Focus On Apple Aperture is packed with stunning photographs and screenshots to illustrate every tweak the author makes, to effortlessly teach the new or beginning user the fundamentals of the software. Users of all versions of Aperture will benefit from this book.
- No-nonsense end-to-end professional Aperture workflow for photographers who want to spend more time behind the lens, and less in front of a screen
- Unique approach tailored specifically for traditional 'realistic' photography in the digital age, tells the busy photographer exactly what they need to know to get the best from their photos
- Clear format with emphasis on the visual aspect throughout, in a handy, affordable, guide
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Importing
Chapter 2. Layout and Viewing Images
Chapter 3. Organization and Backup
Chapter 4. Standard Image Adjustments
Chapter 5. Image Adjustments: Beyond the Basics
Chapter 6. Metadata and Keywords
Chapter 7. Output: Exporting, Email, and Social Media
Chapter 8. Output: Slideshows, Web Pages, and Web Journals
Chapter 9. Output: Printing Photos and Books