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Apple Pro Training Series: Getting Started with Aperture by Estelle McGechie

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Lesson 6. Advanced Image Editing

Goals   Retouch images and repair blemishes using the Spot & Patch tool

Understand batch processing using Lift and Stamp

Edit images in Adobe Photoshop or other external editors from within Aperture

Apply advanced color effects to images

The basic adjustment tools we’ve covered so far—Rotate Left, Rotate Right, Straighten, Crop, Red Eye, White Balance, and Exposure—are just the tip of the iceberg. Aperture ships with other professional filters and effects, including those for highlights and shadows, noise reduction, color effects, and more.

We’ll take a look here at the Spot & Patch tool, which gives you precision control for flawless blends, and the Lift and Stamp tools, which enable you to batch-process your ...

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