Synopses & Reviews
A step-by-step visual guide to using all aspects of the iPhoto application
iPhoto does a lot more than just allow you to crop your photos and fix red-eye! Packed with full-color illustrations and designed for those who learn best when they see how things are done, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhoto helps you take advantage of all the things iPhoto can do.
Easy, step-by-step instructions in the highly successful Visual format show you how to enhance your photos, create photo books and greeting cards, organize your photo library, and even create Web galleries. You'll learn to retrieve photos from your iPhone, camera, or card reader; retouch scans of old photos; add special effects; print your pictures; and more with iPhoto.
- Written by an expert videographer and digital video specialist whose experience includes national commercials, news and TV shows, and sports videography
- Designed for visual learners, with full-color illustrations showing how to accomplish each task
- Shows you how to navigate the iPhoto interface, set preferences, and import photos from cell phones, digital cameras, card readers, or scanners
- Demonstrates how to retouch photos, fix amateur mistakes, enhance photos with effects, and create slideshows, photo books, calendars, and greeting cards
- Covers creating online galleries, e-mailing photos, burning DVDs, and making prints
If you prefer instructions that show you how rather than tell you why, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhoto is the easiest way to make the most of iPhoto.
Apple's digital lifestyle suite, iLife, makes it easy for anyone to achieve amazing digital photography and digital video to share with the world either online, on their phone, or on DVD. "Teach Your Visually iPhoto" provides aspiring photographers essential knowledge of the iPhoto interface, personalizing preferences, and methods of getting photos into the program, whether from the iPhone, digital camera, card reader or scans of old photographs. Readers learn to create their own slide shows, retouch photos, fix amateur mistakes, enhance photos with effects and create their own photo books, calendars, and greeting cards. Additionally, as with any avid digital photographer, organization is a key task when you have a huge collection of photos; readers will discover great ways to organize their photo libraries into albums, events and folders. "Teach Your Visually iPhoto" also shows readers how to create web galleries, send photos by email, burn DVDs of their photos, and make prints.
Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 120 iPhoto '09 tasks. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on iPhoto '09 in no time.
You'll learn to:
Streamline the iPhoto workflow
Import, view, and organize photos
Organize with Faces and Places
Make slideshows and Web galleries
Order prints or print from iPhoto
Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules
Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Getting Started with iPhoto.
Chapter 2: Bringing Photos into iPhoto.
Chapter 3: Organizing Your Photos.
Chapter 4: Logging and Searching for Photos.
Chapter 5: Viewing Photos.
Chapter 6: Basic Image Editing.
Chapter 7: Enhancing Your Photos.
Chapter 8: Showcasing Your Photos.
Chapter 9: Sharing Photos Online.
Chapter 10: Making Prints and Exporting Photos.
Chapter 11: Creating Photo Books.
Chapter 12: Creating Photo Calendars and Cards.
Chapter 13: Memory Cards and Storage.