iPhoto: The Missing Manual: 2014 release, covers iPhoto 9.5 for Mac and 2.0 for iOS


This new edition covers iPhoto 9.5 for Mac and iPhoto 2.0 for iOS.

Whether you’re on a Mac or iOS device, iPhoto now makes it easier than ever to organize, edit, publish, print, and share your photos—but neither version of the program offers a manual to help you get going. Fortunately, David Pogue and Lesa Snider offer a clear and objective guide to iPhoto in this witty, ...

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This new edition covers iPhoto 9.5 for Mac and iPhoto 2.0 for iOS.

Whether you’re on a Mac or iOS device, iPhoto now makes it easier than ever to organize, edit, publish, print, and share your photos—but neither version of the program offers a manual to help you get going. Fortunately, David Pogue and Lesa Snider offer a clear and objective guide to iPhoto in this witty, authoritative book.

The important stuff you need to know

  • Organize your collection. Group your pictures by events, albums, people, or places.
  • Sharpen your editing skills. Use all of iPhoto’s editing options, whether you’re on a Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch.
  • Dive into new features. Learn about the enhanced mapping system, new slideshow themes, and streamlined printing.
  • Compare your photos. View multiple shots side by side to determine which is best.
  • Share your shots online. Post photos on iCloud or Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, and other social sites.
  • Keep web journals. Create snazzy, customizable online scrapbook pages.
  • Create projects. Have fun building slideshows, gift books, calendars, and cards.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781491947319
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/9/2014
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 207,219
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

David Pogue is the founder of Yahoo Tech, former tech columnist for the New York Times, a double-Emmy-winning correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, and the creator of the Missing Manual series. He’s the author or coauthor of 72 books, including 30 in this series, six in the For Dummies line (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music), and a novel for middle-schoolers called Abby Carnelia’s One and Only Magical Power. In his other life, David is a former Broadway show conductor, a piano player, and a magician. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and three awesome children. Links to his columns and weekly videos await at www.davidpogue.com. He welcomes feedback about his books by email at david@pogueman.com.

Lesa Snider, internationally acclaimed author and speaker, is on a mission to teach the world to create better graphics. She’s the author of several books including the popular Photoshop: The Missing Manual and The Skinny Book series of eBooks (www.theskinnybooks. com). Lesa is a founding instructor for creativeLIVE.com (www.lesa.in/clvideos), where she teaches image editing, graphic design, and stock photography, and a regular columnist for Photoshop User, Photographic Elements Techniques, and Macworld magazines. She’s also a stock photographer, a long-time member of the Photoshop World Dream Team of instructors, and captain of her very own Prometheus-class starship. Lesa and her husband, Jay Nelson, live in Boulder, CO with their two cats, Samantha and Sherlock.

Visit Lesa’s tutorial-riddled website at www.PhotoLesa.com, connect with her on Twitter (@PhotoLesa), or pose questions on her Facebook Fan page (www.Facebook.com/Photolesa).

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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits;
About the Authors;
About the Creative Team;
The Missing Manual Series;
A Quick History of iPhoto;
What’s New in iPhoto for Mac;
Introducing iPhoto for iOS;
About This Book;
The Very Basics;
Safari® Books Online;
Part 1: iPhoto Basics;
Chapter 1: Camera Meets Mac;
1.1 iPhoto: The Application;
1.2 Getting Your Pictures into iPhoto;
1.3 The Post-Import Inspection;
1.4 Where iPhoto Keeps Your Files;
Chapter 2: The Digital Shoebox;
2.1 The Source List;
2.2 All About Events;
2.3 Photos View;
2.4 Selecting Photos;
2.5 Hiding Photos;
2.6 Three Ways to Open a Photo;
2.7 Albums;
2.8 Smart Albums;
2.9 Folders;
2.10 The Info Panel;
2.11 Changing Titles and Dates En Masse;
2.12 Deleting Photos;
2.13 Customizing the Shoebox;
Chapter 3: Five Ways to Flag and Find Photos;
3.1 Flagging Photos;
3.2 Searching for Photos by Text;
3.3 The Calendar;
3.4 Keywords;
3.5 Ratings;
Chapter 4: Faces and Places;
4.1 Faces;
4.2 Places;
Part 2: Editing and Sharing;
Chapter 5: Editing Your Shots;
5.1 Editing in iPhoto;
5.2 Notes on Zooming and Scrolling;
5.3 The Quick Fixes;
5.4 The Effects Panel;
5.5 The Adjust Panel;
5.6 Copy and Paste;
5.7 Beyond iPhoto;
5.8 Reverting to the Original;
5.9 Editing Raw Files;
Chapter 6: iPhoto Slideshows;
6.1 About Slideshows;
6.2 Instant Slideshows;
6.3 Slideshow Settings;
6.4 Saved Slideshows;
6.5 Slideshow Tips;
Chapter 7: Making Prints;
7.1 Making Your Own Prints;
7.2 Ordering Prints Online;
Chapter 8: Emailing, Sharing, and Web Galleries;
8.1 Instant Messaging Photos;
8.2 Emailing Photos;
8.3 Using iCloud to Share Photos;
8.4 Publishing Photos on the Web;
8.5 Sharing Photos on a Network;
Chapter 9: Books, Calendars, and Cards;
9.1 Phase 1: Pick the Pix;
9.2 Phase 2: Publishing Options;
9.3 Phase 3: Design the Pages;
9.4 Phase 4: Edit the Titles and Captions;
9.5 Phase 5: Preview Your Masterpiece;
9.6 Phase 6: Send the Book to the Bindery;
9.7 Photo Calendars;
9.8 Greeting Cards and Postcards;
Chapter 10: iPhoto Goes to the Movies;
10.1 Making Movies;
10.2 Sharing Movies Online;
10.3 Fun with QuickTime Player;
10.4 Movies from Your Camera;
10.5 Burning a Slideshow Movie CD or DVD;
10.6 Slideshow Movies on the Web;
Part 3: Advanced iPhoto;
Chapter 11: Screensavers, AppleScript, and Automator;
11.1 Building a Custom Screensaver;
11.2 One-Click Desktop Backdrop;
11.3 Exporting and Converting Pictures;
11.4 Plug-Ins and Add-Ons;
11.5 AppleScript Tricks;
11.6 Automator Tricks;
Chapter 12: iPhoto File Management;
12.1 iPhoto Backups;
12.2 Managing Photo Libraries;
12.3 Merging Photo Libraries;
12.4 Beyond iPhoto;
Part 4: iPhoto for iOS;
Chapter 13: iPhoto on the iPad;
13.1 An Overview of iPhoto for iOS;
13.2 Importing Pictures;
13.3 Browsing Photos;
13.4 Viewing and Selecting Multiple Photos;
13.5 Viewing Photos as a Slideshow;
Chapter 14: Editing Photos on the iPad;
14.1 Editing Basics;
14.2 Cropping and Straightening;
14.3 Adjusting Exposure and Contrast;
14.4 Adjusting Color;
14.5 Using Brushes;
14.6 Fun with Effects;
Chapter 15: Sharing Photos on the iPad;
15.1 Sharing Photos and Videos;
15.2 Printing Photos;
15.3 Creating Projects;
Part 5: Appendixes;
The Most Important Advice in This Chapter;
Importing, Upgrading, and Opening;
Editing and Sharing;
General Questions;
Where to Go from Here;
iPhoto and the Web;

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