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The Apple Photos Book for Photographers, 2nd Edition by Derrick Story

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5

Basic Editing Techniques

When it comes to editing your pictures in Photos for macOS, you can do a little or you can do a lot. This chapter is for those who don’t want a lot of fuss and would like to stick to the basics of photo editing. These adjustments can be mastered in less than an hour. How’s that for reasonable?

The Basics Are Useful

I’m no auto mechanic, but I know enough to keep out of trouble. When the gas gauge nears empty, I fill it up. Once a month I check the oil level and add more as needed. I know that tires can lose pressure over time, so I check them periodically at the gas station. I’ll even top off the wiper reservoir if I think of it.

Just doing these few basic things keeps me up and running. I feel like I’m doing my part. ...

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