All About Photos for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan
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All About Photos for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan

Learn about iPhoto's replacement, Photos for OS X, which introduced new methods for Organizing, Editing and Sharing.
4.4 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
51 students enrolled
Created by The MacSpa
Last updated 4/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand and effectively use the Photos for OS X Application on their Mac.
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Requirements
  • If you have an older Mac, you should have upgraded to OS X Yosemite or El Capitan prior to beginning the course. This will replace iPhoto with Photos. Make sure to open Photos and allow the iPhoto Library to upgrade.
Description

What happened to iPhoto? Were you confused after updating your Mac? Apple's new Photos application for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan is fast and powerful, but quite different from iPhoto. This course will familiarize you with all of Photos' features and capabilities so you'll be organizing, editing and sharing like a pro! We'll be covering the Photos Library, importing, iCloud, organizing and editing photos. Then, we'll show you how to and share your photos via Facebook, Shutterfly and iCloud. This course is broken down into 32 videos that can be completed in segments or fully in about two hours. This course was formulated by The MacSpa's team of Apple training professionals who have over thirty years cumulated Apple product experience.

Who is the target audience?
  • All About Photos for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan is designed for beginner and intermediate Mac users who do not fully understand the new Application. You should have a basic understanding on how to use Mac OS X
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Curriculum For This Course
32 Lectures
02:18:15
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:11

Get an introduction from your instructor and an overview of what you'll learn.

Preview 02:11
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Understand Photo Libraries and designate their location.
1 Lecture 05:57

Apple stores all items from Photos in a Library (or multiple Libraries). Understand how this works.

Preview 05:57
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Understand how Photos uses iCloud
2 Lectures 10:13

This lectures explains how to store all your photos and videos in iCloud and associated costs.

Understand iCloud Photo Library, Photo storage and iCloud costs
07:52

If you choose not to store all photos in iCloud, you can still sync the newest items from your iOS device.

Using iCloud Photos Library and Photostream in iOS
02:21
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Importing Photos
3 Lectures 16:08

Learn how to import pictures and videos directly to Photos from a digital camera, iOS device, external media or file using the Photos importer.

Using Photos to import pictures and videos.
03:33

Learn why and how to import pictures and videos from a digital camera, iOS device or scanner using Image Capture.

Using Image Capture to import pictures and videos.
04:52

Understand how pictures and videos are organized once imported to the Photos Library.

Understanding Photos organization methods
07:43
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Navigating the Library
2 Lectures 12:26

Learn how to use the navigation arrows to view more or less photos simultaneously.

Preview 06:09

Understand how to view and navigate the Sidebar.

Using the Sidebar
06:17
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Identifying Photos
4 Lectures 18:59

Learn how to navigate the Keyword Manager and apply Keywords to pictures and videos,

Using Keywords
06:00

Learn to add titles and descriptions to pictures and videos.

Applying Titles and Descriptions
02:47

Learn to apply names to faces by using the Faces browser and the Information pop-up.

Identifying Faces
08:03

Learn how to identify and search pictures and videos by Favorites.

Identifying Favorites
02:09
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Albums
2 Lectures 11:14

Understand the methods for creating and adding to Albums.

Creating an Album
05:22

Learn why and how to create a Smart Album.

Creating a Smart Album
05:52
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Editing
6 Lectures 25:48

Understand when and why to use Edit mode and Auto Enhance.

Getting into Edit Mode and Using Enhance
02:56

Understand Rotate and Crop in Edit Mode.

Using Rotate and Crop
03:07

Become familiar with Photo's available filters and purposes.

Using Filters
01:17

Understand adjustments that can be made to pictures and purposes.

Using Adjust
04:11

Understand Retouch's functionality and tools.

Using Retouch
06:29

Learn about some recommended third-party picture editors and when to use them instead of Photos' Edit mode.

Using External Photo Editors
07:48
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Creating Projects
4 Lectures 18:28

Learn how to create a beautiful photo book with your that can be ordered from Apple.

Create a Book
01:59

Learn how to make a greeting card using your pictures.

Create a Card
05:26

Learn how to make a calendar using your pictures.

Create a Calendar
07:13

Learn to make a creative slideshow using your pictures and videos.

Create a Slideshow
03:50
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Sharing Photos
6 Lectures 16:06

Learn about picture printing options utilizing your own printer.

Preview 03:26

Learn how to order picture prints to be shipped to you from Apple.

Preview 01:57

Learn to set up Photos sharing options.

Sending Photos to Shutterfly
05:56

Learn to share your pictures and videos with others via iCloud.

iCloud Sharing
01:22

Learn to share your pictures and videos with others via Facebook.

Sharing to Facebook
00:53

Learn how to easily share your pictures and videos with others via email.

Sharing via Email
02:32
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About the Instructor
The MacSpa
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The MacSpa is dedicated to providing exceptional service for you and your Mac, iPhone or iPad. From our location in downtown Denver, we specialize in on-site Mac support and maintenance, remote support, and training on every level, for home or business. Before coming to The MacSpa, our instructors trained in the Apple Store for a combined twelve years and have used Apple products for over a combined forty years. We provide outstanding service, quick turnarounds, and second-to-none training and support in person, and online. Our team of trained and experienced professionals will solve your woes and de-mystify the complexities of your Mac or Apple device. See our website for more information on what we do, and browse our online courses here for a taste of the personal service and expert instruction you get with our awesome team!