Welcome to Aperture, the revolutionary application for managing, editing, and archiving digital photographs. Designed specifically for professional digital photographers, Aperture is an enormously powerful tool for handling some of the most time-consuming and tedious tasks of professional photography. 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. Real-world exercises feature professional photography from a variety of genres, including fashion, sports, wedding, commercial, fine-art, and travel photography. All the files you need to complete the exercises are included on the DVD.
This course is designed for those students who wish to learn the fundamentals and functionality of Aperture.
This class is designed for anyone looking to learn more about Aperture.
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending this course:
Preparing the Project, Opening Aperture, Exploring the Main Window, Importing Images With Aperture, Importing From a Camera or Card Reader, Importing Images From iPhoto, Importing Images from the Finder.
Creating Folders, Albums, and Browser Views, Grouping Images Into Stacks, Stacking Images by Timestamp, Using the Zoom Tool, Using the Loupe Tool.
Editing the Photoshoot, Comparing Images in the Viewer, Grouping Images Using a Light Table, Rating Your Images, Using Advanced Rating Options, Creating a Smart Album, Adding and Editing Keywords and Metadata.
Setting Up a Vault, Restoring Your Library, Archiving to DVD.
Making Basic Image Adjustments, Rotate, Straighten, and Crop, Removing Red-Eye, Setting the White Balance, Adjusting the Exposure, Versioning.