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Updated for Aperture 3.4, this Apple-certified guide starts with the basics of image management and takes you step by step through Aperture's powerful editing, retouching, proofing, publishing, and archiving features. It delivers comprehensive training—the equivalent of a two-day course—in one project-based book. With complete coverage of Aperture's new interface and features, you'll learn to index your photos using face recognition and GPS location data; master powerful non-destructive image-adjustment tools including brush-based local adjustments; and create impressive slideshows that include photos, HD video clips, and layered soundtracks. Learn time-saving techniques for sorting, ranking, and organizing images for use in different jobs. And discover effective ways to publish images for client review and keep your online portfolio up to date automatically. This book's real-world exercises feature professional photography from a variety of genres, including landscapes, portraits, wedding, and wildlife photography.

•  DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files

•  Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional real-world projects

•  Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side

•  Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast

•  Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time

•  Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the Apple Pro certification exam

•  Requires OS X v 10.8.2 or later, Aperture 3.4 or later


The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum for Apple Pro Training and Certification Programs.

About the Author

Dion Scoppettuolo is an Apple Authorized Trainer, marketing consultant, and award-winning travel photographer who has taught classes on Aperture and other Apple products world wide. Before starting his own company, he was at Apple, Inc. for over seven years, where he worked as Senior Product Manager on Shake, Motion, and iMovie, and was involved in the first release of Aperture.

Table of Contents

Creating and Organizing Your Photo Library

Lesson 1 A Quick Tour of Aperture

Lesson 2 Adding and Managing Metadata

Lesson 3 Comparing and Evaluating Images

Lesson 4 Indexing Photos Using Faces and Places

Lesson 5 Managing Projects and the Library

Corrective and Creative Image Editing

Lesson 6 Performing Nondestructive Editing

Lesson 7 Correcting Tone

Lesson 8 Correcting Color

Lesson 9 Making Local Adjustments with Brushes

Lesson 10 Working with RAW Images

Sharing Your Work

Lesson 11 Creating Dynamic Slideshows

Lesson 12 Presenting Your Photos on the Web

Lesson 13 Delivering Final Images as Books, Prints, and Files

Appendix A Setting Up Your Work Environment

Appendix B Expanding Aperture Functionality

Glossary (DVD)

Product Details

Scoppettuolo, Dion
Peachpit Press
Apple Inc
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Trade paper
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9.178 x 7.367 x 0.918 in 1002 gr

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