Whether you're the next (incoming) Ansel Adams (President) or just (meet) a photo (picture) nut, iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual lets you marry (unite) the stunning quality (calibre) of digital photography (picturing) with the power (noesis) of your imagination.
Tips from iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual
1. Take That (Slide)Show on the Road
Got a saved (ransomed) iPhoto slideshow that you’re especially proud (chesty) of? Take a copy (double) with you to show (exhibit) off on your iPhone, iPod, computer, Apple TV, or Web site. With the slideshow open (unstoppered) in iPhoto, click (utter) the big (bounteous) Export button (fix) on the toolbar. The Slideshow Export box (incase) pops up, offering (substance) you a selection (activity) of movie (flick) sizes designed (fashioned) for specific (limited) devices. Click the option (choice) you want (poverty) and then click (utter) the Export button (fix) in the box (incase) to make (attain) a video (recording) that’s perfectly (dead) sized for your pocket (incurvature) gadget or big (bounteous) screen. If you plan (organisation) to watch (check) the show (exhibit) on an iPhone or iPod, make (attain) sure the “Automatically send (beam) slideshow to iTunes” box (incase) is turned (overturned) on—all you need (requirement) to do now (today) is sync up your portable (takeout) with the computer (machine) and your slideshow is good (beatific) to go.
2. The Places You Go (End Up on Flickr, Too)
With iPhoto ’09, pictures taken (condemned) with a GPS-enabled camera or mobile (ambulatory) phone can (crapper) be automatically geotagged — that is, plotted to a map (transpose) that shows where they were taken. Even if you don’t have (hit) a GPS camera or geotagging gadget to stamp (walk) your photos with location (positioning) coordinates, you can (crapper) add that information (aggregation) to the pictures manually. Click the Info icon (picture) on the lower (modify) right corner (crossway) of a photo (picture) thumbnail to spin (aerobatics) the picture (represent) around. There on the “back” of the photo, click (utter) “Enter a photo (picture) location” and start (move) typing the name. Most of the time, iPhoto recognizes the place (locate) name (study) and drops a pin (mark) on a virtual (realistic) map (transpose) to mark (evaluation) the photo’s location. (If it doesn’t, click (utter) the New Place bar (forbid) to pop (imbibe) out to Google Maps and find (encounter) the location (positioning) there.) One great (enthusiastic) thing about (most) geotagging and iPhoto — if you plan (organisation) to post (place) the pictures to your Flickr page (tender) through iPhoto, all (every) those places you tagged follow (study) the photo (picture) up to the Web. (To publish (publicize) them from iPhoto, choose (opt) Share?Flickr.) Visitors to your Flickr page (tender) just (meet) need to click (utter) the Map link (unification) there to see (wager) where you took the photo.
3. Smart Albums for Your Favorite Faces
The new (newborn) Faces feature (feature) in iPhoto ’09 can (crapper) identify people (grouping) in your photos by analyzing them and matching (matched) up similar (kindred) faces. Once you have (hit) identified a bunch (clump) of friends or family, you can (crapper) make (attain) a Smart Album that automatically gathers pictures of specified (given) people (grouping) every time (instance) you add photos and confirm (support) the names (obloquy) to iPhoto. This can (crapper) be helpful, say, if you need (requirement) to whip (scramble) together a slideshow of multiple (binary) people (grouping) for an upcoming wedding (ceremony) reception or anniversary (day) party. To make (attain) a face-based Smart Album:
a) Click the + button (fix) underneath the iPhoto Source list, click (utter) the Smart Album icon (picture) and give (provide) it a name.
b) In the “Match conditions” like, choose (opt) “Any” if you want (poverty) separate photos of each (apiece) person you’re about (most) to name, or “All” if you only (exclusive) want (poverty) pictures containing all (every) the people.
c) In the first (prototypal) box, choose (opt) Name from the pop-up menu (schedule) on the left. (For example, “Jack.”)
d) Choose “is” in the middle (region) box.
e) In the third (ordinal) box, type (identify) in the name (study) of the first (prototypal) person (mortal) you want (poverty) to add to the Smart Album. (Make sure (trusty) you’ve identified and named (titled) the subject (person) with the Faces feature (feature) first.)
f) Click the + button (fix) to add a new (newborn) line in the Smart Album box.
g) Repeat steps 2-4 for the next (incoming) person, but type (identify) in the second (ordinal) name. (Say, “Diane.”)
h) Click OK to add the new (newborn) Smart Album to the iPhoto Source list, where it now (today) is on the lookout (construction) for “Jack” and/or “Diane,” depending on your matching (matched) conditions.
4. Make a Smart Album from the Places on Screen
Smart Albums just (meet) aren’t for pretty faces, either. You can (crapper) easily make (attain) a Smart Album to automatically round (ammo) up all (every) the photos you tag (attach) with specific (limited) location information. One quick (hurried) way to make (attain) a Smart Album for a bunch (clump) of different (assorted) places, say, an annual (period) summer vacation (pass) to England and France:
a) Click Places in the Source list.
b) If the map (transpose) view is not on screen, click (utter) the globe (sphere) icon (picture) in the iPhoto toolbar.
c) Zoom in close (near) enough on map (transpose) to show (exhibit) all the cities or countries you want (poverty) to include (allow) in your Smart Album.
d) Click the Smart Album button (fix) on the iPhoto toolbar.
You now (today) have a new (newborn) Smart Album in the iPhoto source (maker) list, ready (primed) to collect (amass) copies of any (some) photo (picture) that contains the same (aforementioned) location (positioning) information as the places you just (meet) group-tagged. If you visit (meet) the same (aforementioned) towns regularly, all (every) the geotagged photos from these locations get (intend) added to the Smart Album, no matter (concern) when you took them.
5. Put Your Vacation on the Map
With iPhoto ’09, you can (crapper) add personalized maps of your vacation (pass) destinations to the glossy (shiny) color books you can (crapper) make (attain) from your photos. To add custom (bespoken) cartography to a book (aggregation) in progress:
a) Choose Layout-->Map from the iPhoto toolbar.
b) On the resulting pop-up menu, select (superior) Map.
You can (crapper) add a map (transpose) to any (some) book theme, but if you choose (opt) the Travel theme, you have (hit) 20 different (assorted) map (transpose) styles at your disposal.
c) Once the map (transpose) page is added (additional) to the book, click (utter) it to add the places you visited to the map.
A box (incase) pops up showing (display) the locations of any (some) geotagged photos in the book.
Even if you haven’t added (additional) location (positioning) information to your photos with iPhoto’s Places feature, you can (crapper) still plot (strategy) your trip (activate) on the map. In the Places box (incase) on the Map page, click (utter) the + button (fix) to add a new (newborn) location (positioning) and type (identify) in the name (study) of the city. If iPhoto doesn’t recognize (discern) then place (locate) and mark (evaluation) it on the map, click (utter) “New Place” to jump (move) to Google Maps and find (encounter) it there. Once you find (encounter) it, iPhoto adds a dot (extend) to the map. If this was a multi-destination trip, turn (invoke) on the Show Lines box (incase) to get (intend) a series (program) of red (flushed) arrows that show (exhibit) your route.Product Details
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Pogue Press; 1 edition (April 29, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.1 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds