This new edition covers iPhoto 9.5 for Mac and iPhoto 2.0 for iOS 7. (iPhoto is not available in iOS 8.)
Whether you’re on a Mac or iOS 7 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 or on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch running iOS 7.
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.
Chapter 1 Camera Meets Mac
iPhoto: The Application
Getting Your Pictures into iPhoto
The Post-Import Inspection
Where iPhoto Keeps Your Files
Chapter 2 The Digital Shoebox
The Source List
All About Events
Three Ways to Open a Photo
The Info Panel
Changing Titles and Dates En Masse
Customizing the Shoebox
Chapter 3 Five Ways to Flag and Find Photos
Searching for Photos by Text
Chapter 4 Faces and Places
Editing and Sharing
Chapter 5 Editing Your Shots
Editing in iPhoto
Notes on Zooming and Scrolling
The Quick Fixes
The Effects Panel
The Adjust Panel
Copy and Paste
Reverting to the Original
Editing Raw Files
Chapter 6 iPhoto Slideshows
Chapter 7 Making Prints
Making Your Own Prints
Ordering Prints Online
Chapter 8 Emailing, Sharing, and Web Galleries
Instant Messaging Photos
Using iCloud to Share Photos
Publishing Photos on the Web
Sharing Photos on a Network
Chapter 9 Books, Calendars, and Cards
Phase 1: Pick the Pix
Phase 2: Publishing Options
Phase 3: Design the Pages
Phase 4: Edit the Titles and Captions
Phase 5: Preview Your Masterpiece
Phase 6: Send the Book to the Bindery
Greeting Cards and Postcards
Chapter 10 iPhoto Goes to the Movies
Sharing Movies Online
Fun with QuickTime Player
Movies from Your Camera
Burning a Slideshow Movie CD or DVD
Slideshow Movies on the Web
Chapter 11 Screensavers, AppleScript, and Automator
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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).