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IPhoto '09: The Missing Manualby David Pogue
Synopses & Reviews
With iPhoto '09, Apple's popular photo organizer and editing program is better than ever. Unfortunately, intuitive as it may be, iPhoto still has the power to confuse anyone who uses it. That's why more people rely on our Missing Manual than any other iPhoto resource. Author and New York Times tech columnist David Pogue provides clear and objective guidance on every iPhoto feature, including new tools such as face recognition, place recognition based on GPS data, themed slideshows, online sharing, enhanced editing, and travel maps. You'll find step-by-step instructions, along with many undocumented tips and tricks.
With iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual, you will:
There's much more in this comprehensive guide. Discover today why iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual is the top-selling iPhoto book.
David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. With 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to
Introduces digital photography and explains how to import, modify, organize, transfer, and present photographs using the Macintosh photograph editing and management software.
Table of Contents
The Missing Credits; About the Authors; About the Creative Team; Acknowledgements; The Missing Manual Series; Introduction; iPhoto Arrives; About This Book; The Very Basics; Part I: iPhoto Basics; Chapter 1: Camera Meets Mac; 1.1 iPhoto: The Application; 1.2 Getting Your Pictures into iPhoto; 1.3 The Post-Import Inspection; 1.4 Where iPhoto Keeps Your Files; Chapter 2: The Digital Shoebox; 2.1 The Source List; 2.2 All About Events; 2.3 Photos View; 2.4 Selecting Photos; 2.5 Hiding Photos; 2.6 Three Ways to Open a Photo; 2.7 Albums; 2.8 Smart Albums; 2.9 Folders; 2.10 The Info Panel; 2.11 Extended Photo Info; 2.12 Deleting Photos; 2.13 Customizing the Shoebox; Chapter 3: Five Ways to Flag and Find Photos; 3.1 Flagging Photos; 3.2 Searching for Photos by Text; 3.3 The Calendar; 3.4 Keywords; 3.5 Ratings; Chapter 4: Faces and Places; 4.1 Faces; 4.2 Places; Chapter 5: Editing Your Shots; 5.1 Editing in iPhoto; 5.2 The Toolbar and Thumbnails Browser; 5.3 Notes on Full-Screen Mode; 5.4 Notes on Zooming and Scrolling; 5.5 The Rotate Button; 5.6 Cropping; 5.7 Straightening; 5.8 The Enhance Button; 5.9 Red-Eye; 5.10 Retouching Freckles, Scratches, and Hairs; 5.11 The Effects Palette; 5.12 The Adjust Panel; 5.13 Introduction to the Histogram; 5.14 Exposure; 5.15 Contrast; 5.16 Saturation; 5.17 Highlights and Shadows; 5.18 Definition; 5.19 Sharpness; 5.20 De-noise; 5.21 Color Balance; 5.22 Copy and Paste; 5.23 Beyond iPhoto; 5.24 Reverting to the Original; 5.25 Editing RAW Files; Part II: Meet Your Public; Chapter 6: The iPhoto Slideshow; 6.1 About Slideshows; 6.2 Instant Slideshows; 6.3 Slideshow Settings; 6.4 Saved Slideshows; 6.5 Slideshow Tips; 6.6 Slideshows and iDVD; Chapter 7: Making Prints; 7.1 Making Your Own Prints; 7.2 Ordering Prints Online; Chapter 8: Email, Web Galleries,and Network Sharing; 8.1 Emailing Photos; 8.2 Publishing Photos on the Web; 8.3 Flickr; 8.4 Facebook; 8.5 The MobileMe Gallery; 8.6 iPhoto to iWeb; 8.7 Exporting iPhoto Web Pages; 8.8 Photo Sharing on the Network; 8.9 Photo Sharing Across Accounts; Chapter 9: Books, Calendars, and Cards; 9.1 Phase 1: Pick the Pix; 9.2 Phase 2: Publishing Options; 9.3 Phase 3: Design the Pages; 9.4 Phase 4: Edit the Titles and Captions; 9.5 Phase 5: Preview the Masterpiece; 9.6 Phase 6: Send the Book to the Bindery; 9.7 Photo Calendars; 9.8 Greeting Cards and Postcards; Chapter 10: iPhoto Goes to the Movies; 10.1 Before You Export the Slideshow; 10.2 Two Ways to Make Movies; 10.3 Exporting a QuickTime Movie; 10.4 Fun with QuickTime; 10.5 Managing Movies Imported from Your Camera; 10.6 Editing Digital-Camera Movies; 10.7 Burning a Slideshow Movie CD or DVD; 10.8 Slideshow Movies on the Web; Chapter 11: iDVD Slideshows; 11.1 The iDVD Slideshow; 11.2 Extra Credit: Self-Playing Slideshows; Part III: iPhoto Stunts; Chapter 12: Screen Savers, AppleScript, and Automator; 12.1 Building a Custom Screen Saver; 12.2 One-Click Desktop Backdrop; 12.3 Exporting and Converting Pictures; 12.4 Plug-Ins and Add-Ons; 12.5 AppleScript Tricks; 12.6 Automator Tricks; Chapter 13: iPhoto File Management; 13.1 About iPhoto Discs; 13.2 iPhoto Backups; 13.3 Managing Photo Libraries; 13.4 Merging Photo Libraries; 13.5 Beyond iPhoto; Part IV: Appendixes; Troubleshooting; The Most Important Advice in This Chapter; Importing, Upgrading, and Opening; Exporting; Printing; Editing and Sharing; General Questions; iPhoto '09, Menu by Menu; iPhoto Menu; File Menu; Edit Menu; Photos Menu; Events Menu; Share Menu; View Menu; Window Menu; Help Menu; Where to Go From Here; iPhoto and the Web; Colophon;
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