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My iPhoto®

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  • Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhoto screenshots that show you exactly what to do.

  • Help when you run into iPhoto problems or limitations.

  • Tips and Notes to help you get the most from iPhoto.

  • Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through doing everything you want to do with iPhoto. Learn how to

  • Import your photos

  • Flag and rate your photos

  • Search your photos by text, date, keywords, and more

  • Organize your photos into events and albums

  • Create Smart albums

  • Create Faces albums to group photos of your friends and family together

  • Use Places to see a map of everywhere you’ve taken a photo

  • Enhance and retouch your photos

  • Add effects and filters to your photos

  • Use iPhoto’s advanced editing tools

  • Create printed books, cards, and calendars using your photos

  • Create slideshows

  • Share your photos online via iCloud, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and more

  • Table of Contents

    1. About This eBook
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. About the Author
    7. Dedication
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. We Want to Hear from You!
    10. Reader Services
    11. 1. What Is iPhoto?
      1. iPhoto Lets You Navigate and Organize Your Photos
      2. iPhoto Lets You Edit Your Photos
      3. iPhoto Lets You Share Your Photos
      4. Getting iPhoto
      5. Keeping iPhoto Up to Date
      6. Launching iPhoto
      7. The iPhoto Interface
    12. 2. Importing Your Photos
      1. Importing Photos from a USB-Connected Device or SD Card
      2. Importing Photos from a Folder on Your Mac or from an External Device
      3. Importing Photos from Apple’s Mail App
      4. Viewing Your Last Imported Photos
      5. Turning Off Automatic iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad Imports
      6. Dealing with Duplicates
      7. Understanding Where Your Photos Are Stored
      8. Disabling the Copy Imported Photos Feature
    13. 3. Reading Metadata and Marking Your Photos
      1. iPhoto’s Information Pane
      2. What Is Exif?
      3. Changing Your Photo’s Date and Time
      4. Changing Your Photo’s Name
      5. Adding a Description to Your Photos
      6. Batch Changing Titles, Dates, and Descriptions
      7. Adding Keywords to Your Photos
      8. Working with the Keyword Manager
      9. Flagging Your Photos
      10. Rating Your Photos
      11. Hiding Your Photos
      12. Deleting Your Photos
      13. Using the Contextual Menu
    14. 4. Searching Your Photos
      1. Searching by Text
      2. Searching by Date
      3. Searching by Keywords
      4. Advanced Keyword Searching
      5. Searching by Ratings
    15. 5. Working with Events
      1. Changing Events Autosplitting Time Frame
      2. Viewing Event Information
      3. Setting an Event’s Key Photo
      4. Creating New Events
      5. Merging Events
      6. Splitting Events
    16. 6. Working with Albums
      1. Regular Versus Smart Albums
      2. Creating Regular Albums
      3. Changing the Contents of Your Regular Albums
      4. Removing Photos from Albums and Deleting Entire Albums
      5. Creating Smart Albums
      6. Editing Smart Albums
      7. Deleting Smart Albums
      8. Duplicating Albums
      9. Organizing Albums into Folders
      10. Sorting Your Albums Alphabetically
    17. 7. Viewing Your Photos
      1. Working with Photo Thumbnails
      2. Working with the Film Roll
      3. Sorting the Order of Your Photos
    18. 8. Organizing Your Photos: Faces
      1. Creating Faces Collections
      2. The Faces Corkboard
      3. The Faces Information Pane
      4. Viewing a Faces Collection
      5. Confirming or Rejecting Suggested Matches in a Faces Collection
      6. Rescanning Your Photo Library for Faces
      7. Naming Faces and Adding Missing Faces Manually
      8. Removing People from Faces
      9. Using Faces with Facebook
    19. 9. Organizing Your Photos: Places
      1. What Is Location Data?
      2. The Places Map
      3. Navigating the Places Map Manually
      4. Navigating the Places Map Using the Location Menu
      5. Switching Between Map Views
      6. Viewing Your Photos in Places
      7. Getting Familiar with the Places Mini-Maps
      8. Removing and Restoring a Photo’s Location
      9. Managing Places
      10. Using Places to Create Smart Albums
    20. 10. Editing Basics
      1. The Editing Window
      2. Quick Fixes
      3. Applying Filters
    21. 11. Advanced Editing Tricks
      1. Using the Histogram
      2. Adjusting Exposure, Contrast, and Saturation
      3. Adjusting Definition, Highlights, Shadows, Sharpness, and Noise
      4. Adjusting Temperature, Tint, and Color Cast
      5. Cool iPhoto Editing Tricks
    22. 12. Creating Keepsakes: Books, Cards, Calendars, and Slideshows
      1. Keepsakes and the Create Menu
      2. Creating a New Book Project
      3. Creating a Card
      4. Creating a Calendar
      5. Buying Your Keepsakes
      6. Ordering Prints of Your Photographs
      7. Creating a Slideshow
    23. 13. Sharing Your Photos Digitally
      1. Sharing Photos via iCloud
      2. Sharing Photo Streams
      3. Sharing Photos via Flickr
      4. Sharing Photos via Facebook
      5. Sharing Photos via Messages
      6. Sharing Photos via Twitter
      7. Sharing Photos via Email
      8. Viewing Sharing Information for a Photo
      9. Setting a Photo as Your Desktop Picture
    24. Index