With better ways to get your photos online and new options for creating printed projects, iPhoto '11 makes it easier than ever to transfer photos from a digital camera, organize them, and publish, print, or share them in maps--but there's still no printed manual for the program. Fortunately, David Pogue and Lesa Snider team up in this witty, authoritative book that should have been in the box. Organize your collection. Discover all of the options for grouping your pictures--by events, in albums, or based on who's in the photo or where it was taken. Sharpen your editing skills. Learn how to use iPhoto's beefed-up editing options, including its Photoshop-like adjustments panel. Share images online. Get your photos to everyone on your list by publishing them to Flickr, Facebook, and MobileMe. Dive into creative projects. Have fun building slideshows (with music), gift books, calendars, and cards.
This new edition covers iPhoto 9.5 for Mac and iPhoto 2.0 for iOS.Whether you're on a Mac or iOS device, iPhoto now makes it easier than ever to organize, edit, publish, print, and share your photos--but neither version of the program offers a manual to help you get going. Fortunately, David Pogue and Lesa Snider offer a clear and objective guide to iPhoto in this witty, authoritative book.The important stuff you need to knowOrganize your collection. Group your pictures by events, albums, people, or places.Sharpen your editing skills. Use all of iPhoto's editing options, whether you're on a Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch.Dive into new features. Learn about the enhanced mapping system, new slideshow themes, and streamlined printing.Compare your photos. View multiple shots side by side to determine which is best.Share your shots online. Post photos on iCloud or Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, and other social sites.Keep web journals. Create snazzy, customizable online scrapbook pages.Create projects. Have fun building slideshows, gift books, calendars, and cards.
Apple's new Photos app lets you do a whole lot more than simply store and edit pictures and videos on a Mac or iOS device. With this comprehensive guide, you'll learn how to import, organize, and share your digital memories, as well as how to improve, print, and use your photos in creative projects. With Lesa Snider's step-by-step instructions and expert advice, you'll master Photos and tame your image library--and have fun along the way!The important stuff you need to know:Migrate from iPhoto. Learn how to make a quick and smooth transition.Organize your collection with ease. Master the many ways to import, group, and categorize images--and set up iCloud Family Sharing.Find your photos quickly. Employ Photos' powerful labeling, keyword and facial recognition features to optimize searches.Sharpen your editing skills. Skillfully use Photos' impressive image- and video-editing tools on your Mac or iOS device.Access photos anywhere. Sync your library to all of your Apple devices so your photos travel with you wherever you go.Share them online. Show your shots to everyone on your list by using shared albums, creating web galleries, posting them on Facebook, and more.Dive into creative projects. Build pro-level slideshows to share with others, and create gorgeous gift books, calendars, and cards.
Photoshop CS6 is truly amazing, but it can also be overwhelming if you're just getting started. This book makes learning Photoshop a breeze by explaining things in a friendly, conversational style--without technical jargon. After a thorough introduction to the program, you'll delve deep into Photoshop's secrets with expert tips and practical advice you can use every day. The important stuff you need to know: Learn your way around. Get a guided tour of Photoshop's beautiful new workspace. Unlock the magic. Discover the most practical ways to use layers, channels, masks, paths, and other tools. Fine-tune your images. Learn techniques for cropping, retouching, and combining photos. Play with color. Drain, change, and add color; and create gorgeous black-and-whites and duotones. Be artistic. Create original illustrations and paintings, use text and filters effectively, and edit video clips. Share your work. Produce great-looking images for print and the Web. Work smarter and faster. Automate common chores and install plug-ins for complex tasks.