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Apple Pro Video Training: Aperture 3

Master Apple's photography workflow environment
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Created by Peachpit Press
Last updated 4/2013
English
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Description

With more than 200 new features, Aperture 3 gives photographers what they want in a workflow tool: the ability to make intelligent selects with lightning speed, adjust images quickly and powerfully, deliver photos online or in print with a single click, and manage and search huge archives with ease. 

This Apple-certified video training for Aperture 3 includes over 3 hours of high-quality video tutorials that will get you up and running quickly, taking you step by step through Aperture's powerful editing, retouching, proofing, publishing and archiving features. With coverage of Aperture's new features, you'll learn how to index your photos using face recognition and GPS location data; master powerful non-destructive image-adjustment tools; understand and employ metadata; demystify filters and color corrections, and much more. This video's real-world exercises feature professional photography from a variety of genres, including landscapes, portraits, wedding, and wildlife photography.

Who is the target audience?
  • Photographers
  • iPhoto users
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What Will I Learn?
Master Apple's Aperture 3 photography workflow environment
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Requirements
  • Aperture 3
  • iOS
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 174 Lectures Collapse All 174 Lectures 03:07:36
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A Quick Tour of Aperture
14 Lectures 12:35
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Adding and Managing Metadata
17 Lectures 20:04
Introduction
00:20

Importing Files from the Finder
01:33

Adjusting Time Zones
01:22

Importing Images into Projects
01:04

Displaying Metadata in the Browser and Viewer
01:35

Using Keywords
01:12

Working with Groups in the Keywords HUD
00:57

Batch Changing Metadata
01:48

Applying Keywords Using Buttons
00:59

Applying Keywords Using Keyboard Shortcuts
01:04

Applying Keywords Using the Lift & Stamp Tools
01:02

Editing Metadata Views and Presets
01:13

Creating a Metadata View
01:56

Modifying One Field of Metadata
00:55

Using the Filter HUD
00:57

Working with Albums
00:49

Working with Smart Albums/Creating Smart Albums Using the Browser Filter
01:18
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Comparing and Evaluating Images
14 Lectures 18:33
Introduction
00:14

Generating Aperture Previews
01:04

Using Quick Previews
01:01

Evaluating Images in Full-Screen Mode
01:06

Switching Projects in Full-Screen View
01:00

Using the Loupe Tool
02:12

Assigning Image Ratings
00:56

Comparing and Rating a Group of Images
02:23

Working with Stacks
01:27

Manually Creating Stacks/Merging Stacks
00:47

Using Stack Mode
01:09

Promoting and Demoting Picks
01:01

Speed Rating Images Using Keystrokes
00:58

Reviewing Collections on the Light Table/Navigating and Arranging Images in the Light Table
03:15
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Indexing Photos Using Faces and Places
12 Lectures 14:53
Introduction
00:22

Moving from iPhoto to Aperture/Migrating an Entire iPhoto Library
01:28

Using Places to Put Pictures on a Map
01:44

Assigning Locations
01:46

Adding an Unknown Location to the Places Database
01:38

Removing a Photo from a Location
00:55

Moving a Pin
00:46

importing GPS Track Files
01:14

Creating a Smart Album from a Map
01:20

Organizing a Library Using Faces
02:14

Adding Missed Faces
00:48

Adding Facebook IDs to Faces
00:38
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Managing Projects and the Library
12 Lectures 09:42
Introduction
00:19

Excluding File Types on Import
00:41

Creating a Backup During Import
00:30

Repairing Broken Links
01:27

Moving Referenced Images
00:44

Converting Referenced Images to Managed Images
00:40

Organizing a Growing Library
00:33

Moving Images Between Projects
00:51

Creating Favorite Projects
00:47

Using Multiple Libraries
00:46

Syncing Two Libraries
01:07

Backing Up Using a Vault
01:17
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Performing Nondestructive Editing
15 Lectures 13:02
Introduction
00:20

Working in the Adjustments Inspector
00:42

Adding Adjustments
00:16

Adding Presets
00:44

Duplicating a Version/Disabling and Deleting Adjustments
01:33

Resetting Adjustments
00:55

Fixing Underexposed and Overexposed Images
01:23

Displaying Hot and Cold Areas
00:47

Adjusting the Black Point
00:40

Recovering Clipped Highlights
01:08

Identifying Color Clipping
01:04

Using Exposure Controls
01:46

Adjusting White Balance with the Histogram
00:46

Adjusting Brightness
00:26

Using Lift & Stamp Tools
00:32
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Correcting Tone
12 Lectures 13:27
Introduction
00:22

Making Adjustments in Full-Screen View
01:05

Using Contrast
00:56

Adding Definition
00:33

Removing Camera Vignetting
01:13

Improving Highlights and Shadows
00:37

Controlling Shadows
02:50

Adjusting image Levels
00:58

Adjusting Image Luminance Levels
01:18

Using the Quarter-Tone Levels Controls
01:12

Converting Color Images to Black and White
01:21

Comparing Image Versions
01:02
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Correcting Color
10 Lectures 12:53
Introduction
00:25

Working with Color in the Enhance Controls
01:24

Applying Corrective Tint Controls
01:01

Controlling Image Vibrancy
00:31

Selectively Improving Color Using the Color Controls
01:27

Working with Curves
02:26

Correcting Color Using Curves
02:11

Correcting Chromatic Aberration
00:52

Working with an External Editor
01:01

Switching Between Aperture and an External Editor
01:35
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Making Local Adjustments with Brushes
15 Lectures 18:58
Introduction
00:27

Adding and Erasing Brush Strokes
01:10

Smoothing Skin
00:33

Viewing Painted Areas as Overlays
00:56

Modifying Brush Strokes in the Inspector
00:51

Brightening Areas Using the Dodge Brush
01:28

Detecting Edges While Painting
00:50

Darkening Areas Using the Burn Brush
01:44

Applying a Brush to an Entire Image
01:18

Correcting Halo Artifacts
01:04

Retouching images
02:07

Repairing Using Automatic and Manual Source Selection
02:00

Cloning an Image
01:49


Creating Multiple Instances of a Brush
01:05
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Working with RAW images
9 Lectures 08:01
Introduction
00:20

Working with RAW+JPEG Pairs
01:16

Decoding a RAW File
01:15

Adjusting Boost and Hue Boost
00:56

Applying Edge Sharpening
01:06

Using RAW Fine Tuning De-noise
00:58

Using the Noise Reduction Adjustment
00:56

Removing Moire from RAW Images
00:46

Saving RAW Fine Tuning Presets
00:28
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