Technology is at its best when it enables you to focus more on what you are doing rather than how you are doing it. iPhoto is definitely technology at its best. It does so many things that it takes a whole book to describe them to you — this book, in fact. iPhoto ’11 Portable Genius is your companion: It helps you get going with iPhoto and quickly improve your skills so that you’ll be doing things with photos that will amaze and delight you. iPhoto is built on its library, which is where you collect, label (tag), and organize your photos. Some of the coolest tag features are Faces, which identifies the people in your photos and helps you find photos with specific people in them, and Places, which serves a similar purpose for the locations associated with your pictures. You can add photos to your library from a digital camera, an iPhone, an iPod touch, from the Web, and many other sources. Of course, you can improve your photos by editing them. You can view your photos in collections iPhoto creates for you automatically or in slideshows or photo albums that you create. And speaking of projects, you can do all kinds of creative things with your photos, such as building photo books, designing cards, and creating calendars personalized with your photos. You can put amazing slideshows of your photos on DVD. And you can share your photos online many ways, including through MobileMe, Facebook, iWeb, and Flickr. All this photographic
What serious fans need to take full advantage of iPhoto
Part of the incredibly popular iLife suite that comes loaded on every Mac, iPhoto is the standard for digital photo management and editing programs. This smart and clever guide gives iPhoto users the inside track on the key skills, tools and shortcuts to accomplish every task iPhoto can do, including some hidden gems that most users miss. It helps maximize the key features of the newest version so Mac users can get the most from their systems.
iPhoto is part of the iLife digital lifestyle suite that is pre-installed on every new Mac; this guide helps Mac users take full advantage of its features
Packed with facts, secrets, tips, and techniques to help you manage and edit your digital photos more effectively
Includes key information that can save you time and hassle and uncovers facts you might not discover just by using the software
Authoritative but down-to-earth, this small book is big on expert advice that helps you discover and make the most of every feature of iPhoto.