Training An Introduction to Aperture 3 – 2 days

Class overview :

This comprehensive course starts with the basics of image management and takes you step by step all the way through Aperture’s powerful photo editing, image retouching, proofing, publishing, and archiving features.

Class goals :

After completing this course, students will be able to understand:

  • Introduction to the Aperture interface
  • Using Stacks to organize your photos
  • Working with Projects, Albums, Smart Albums
  • Using Loupe and Zoom tools
  • Working with metadata
  • Understanding the adjustment controls
  • Creating images using versioning
  • Building Web Galleries
  • Creating customized books
  • Printing contact sheets
  • Working with external editors

Content of An Introduction to Aperture 3

Exploring the Aperture Workflow

  • Opening Aperture
  • Getting to know the Aperture Interface
  • Using the Aperture Layouts
  • Customizing the Workspace
  • Understanding Camera RAW
  • Working with Aperture’s File Structure
  • Selecting an Alternate Aperture Library
  • Quitting Aperture

Importing Images Into Aperture

  • Importing Images from a Disk
  • Adding Metadata
  • Adding Custom Filenames
  • Importing Images from iPhoto
  • Importing Images from a Memory Card

Organizing and Rating Images

  • Working with Stacked Images
  • Organizing Imported Images
  • Emailing Images from Aperture
  • Rating Images
  • Exploring the Viewer
  • Making Selects Using Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Evaluating Images at Full Resolution
  • Navigating the Browser
  • Rating Stacked Images
  • Managing Multiple Projects
  • Creating a Smart Album

Image Adjustment Basics

  • Preparing Images for Adjustments
  • Framing Your Images
  • Making Automatic Adjustments
  • Analyzing Image Information with the Histogram
  • Using the Spot & Patch Tool
  • Using the Lift and Stamp Tools
  • Adjusting Spot & Patch Options
  • Comparing an Adjusted Image to the Master Image

Creating Web Output

  • Organizing the Projects Panel Using Favorites
  • Preparing the Project
  • Creating a Web Journal
  • Adding Images and Pages
  • Choosing a Site Theme
  • Customizing Text
  • Adding Text
  • Sizing and Positioning Images
  • Previewing Images in a Slideshow
  • Exporting a Web Journal

Evaluating Images

  • Preparing the Project
  • Creating a Light Table Album
  • Adding Images to the Light Table
  • Evaluating Images in the Light Table
  • Evaluating Images in Full Screen Mode
  • Switching Between Views
  • Printing the Light Table

Finishing, Delivering and Archiving Images

  • Preparing the Project
  • Customizing the Full Screen Mode
  • Adjusting Luminance
  • Adjusting Tint and Saturation
  • Matching Color Between Images
  • Applying Adjustments to a Group of Images
  • Creating a Smart Album
  • Printing Contact Sheets
  • Authoring a Disc of Final Images
  • Backing Up the Library

Advanced Organization and Rating

  • Preparing the Project
  • Creating and Editing Stacks
  • Editing Stacks During Import
  • Using Keywords
  • Assigning Keywords to Images
  • Editing Metadata in Batches
  • Choosing Image ‘Picks’, Applying Ratings to Images
  • Creating Albums from Stacked Images
  • Searching and Filtering Images

Advanced Editing

  • Preparing the Project
  • Adjusting RAW vs. Non-RAW Images
  • Adjusting White-Balance Temperature Extremes
  • Using Metadata Sets
  • Adjusting Highlights and Shadows
  • Converting Color Images to Grayscale
  • Applying a Color Monochrome Adjustment
  • Sharpening and Noise Reduction
  • Sharpening and Noise Reduction for RAW Images
  • Taking a Closer Look at Exposure
  • Working with an External Editor
  • Deleting Versions

Advanced Output

  • Soft Proofing Images
  • Using Multiple Displays
  • Creating Book Albums
  • Creating a Smart Web Gallery Album

Advanced File Structure and Archiving

  • Preparing the Project
  • Exporting a Master File
  • Moving the Aperture Library
  • Creating Multiple Libraries
  • Backing Up and Archiving
  • Creating Multiple Vaults
An Introduction to Aperture 3
Training An Introduction to Aperture 3

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