Apple aperture 2 : a workflow guide for digital photographers / Ken McMahon, Nik Rawlinson.

McMahon, Ken., author
Boston, Mass. : Elsevier, 2009.
1 online resource (368 p.)
1st edition
The Digital workflow series from Focal Press

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Aperture (Computer file).
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Apple's Aperture software is a post-production tool designed to allow digital photographers to import, manage and enhance photographs in one simple, integrated workflow. Aperture 2, the recently updated version of the software, includes more than 100 new features for photo management and image processing, and this much-needed guide takes you through the tools and knowledge necessary to get up-and-running fast.Unlike other software books on the market, Apple Aperture 2 looks at this powerful application in the context of the overall digital photography w
Front Cover; Apple Aperture 2: A Workflow Guide for Digital Photographers; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter 1: Raw Files; Introduction; What is Camera Raw?; Raw Support; The Pros and Cons of a Raw Workflow; Benefits; Disadvantages; How Sensor Data is Captured and Stored; In-Camera Processing and the Aperture Alternatives; Demosaicing and Color Space Conversion; Tonal Mapping; White Balance; Noise Reduction and Sharpening; Raw Fine Tuning in Aperture; Raw Fine Tuning; Which Decoder?; The Version 2.0 Decoder; Sharpening; Moiré and Chromatic Aberration
Changing Decoder Settings for Multiple ImagesDNG; Using DNG Converter; Chapter 2: How Aperture Works; The Aperture Workspace; How Aperture Stores Your Images; Digital Masters and Versions; Projects Inspector; Browser; Toolbar; Control Bar and Keyword Controls; Navigating Your Photos Using the Control Bar; Rating and Sorting Images with the Control Bar; Selecting and Displaying Images Using the Viewer Toolbar; Full-Screen and Dual-Screen Mode; Adjustments and Metadata Inspectors; The Adjustments Inspector; The Metadata Inspector; Adding and Editing Views in the Metadata Panel
Organizing ImagesFolders; Projects; Masters and Versions; Stacks; Workspace Layouts; Standard Workspace Layout; Browser Only and Viewer Only Modes; Swapping and Rotating Workspaces; Ratings and Keywords; Adjustments and Filters; Overlays; Head up Displays; Query HUD; Inspector HUD; Lift and Stamp HUD; Metadata Overlays; Using Aperture for the First Time; Customizing Aperture; Exporting Shortcut Presets; Managing Color; Setting Your Preferences; Chapter 3: Managing Your Images; Adding Images to Your Library; Importing from Your Camera; Sort Your Images Before Import
Organizing Your Images Before Importing ThemChoosing Where to Store Your Images; Saving Referenced Images; Creating Folder Naming Presets; Creating Filename Presets; Completing the Import Workflow; Creating Metadata Presets; Importing Your Pictures; Importing from Other Sources; Importing Without the Dialog; Renaming Files; Backing Up Raw Files; Backup and Time Machine; Managing Vaults; Creating Your First Vault; Maintaining Your Vaults; Restoring Your Library from a Vault; Transferring Your Library to a New Mac; Moving Libraries; Splitting Up Your Library; Moving Referenced Images
Managing Your Referenced ImagesConsolidating Your Masters; Image Migration; Migrating Images the Quick Way; Migrating Images the More Flexible Way; Hard Disk Management; Smart Folders; Burn Folders; Folder Actions; Launching Automator and Accessing Aperture's Actions; Building an Aperture Workflow; Chapter 4: Working with Metadata; Introduction; Rating Images; Arranging the Workspace; Using the Keyboard; Using the Mouse; Comparing Images; Adding IPTC Metadata; Using the Metadata Inspector; Using the Lift and Stamp HUD; Using Metadata Views; Creating Metadata Presets; Batch Operations
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Rawlinson, Nik.
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10.4324/9780080926810 doi