Hot iPhoto How-Tos

How To: Use advanced techniques in the Blur it iPhoto plugin

Learn how to use the different shapes of the FocusBug and the tilt function to simulate tilt-shift lenses within the Blur It! tool of the Essentials plug-in for iPhoto. The Blur It! tool allows for precise control over the blur effects on your iPhoto images. This is a great tutorial for anyone new to the Essentials plugin for iPhoto. Use advanced techniques in the Blur it iPhoto plugin.

How To: Export iPhoto slideshows as video

You can export your iPhoto slideshow as a video. First select photos, you want to use in the slideshow. Now you need to click on + button in iPhoto which is located at the bottom of the iPhoto. Then click slideshow and make sure "Use selected items...." box is checked and then click create. It will create the slideshow on the left. You can change the settings of your slideshow by clicking the setting icon, located at the bottom. There you can change the settings of your slideshow like link th...

How To: Disable iPhoto's auto open when you connect a camera

By default, iPhoto will open as soon as your Mac detects a digital camera or iPhone. In this tutorial, learn how to change your iPhoto settings so that it does not automatically open. The auto open is a good feature, but can be annoying, especially if you are just using your computer to charge your device and do not need to import any files. iPhoto's auto-open can disrupt other activities you may be involved in on your computer. In this video, Luke will take you step by step through the proce...

How To: Create a photo album in iPhoto

In iPhoto, you'll use album to organize and arrange your photos the way you want, kind of like a playlist in iTunes. You can also use albums to publish webpages, create slideshows, and produce photobooks, calendars, and greeting cards.

How To: Print photos in iPhoto '08

If you have a desktop photo printer, then you can use iPhoto '08 to create photos with borders, headings and other things before you print. Check out this tutorial and see how to print your iPhoto projects and pictures.

How To: Create a book in iPhoto '08

This tutorial shows you how to use iPhoto '08 to create a book (or photo album) of your photos. The cool part is when you're done making it, you can upload it to the Apple site to buy your book and have it printed and shipped to your door.

How To: Import photos to iPhoto

Once you've taken some photos, you'll need to move them from your digital camera to your Mac. Just connect your camera to the USB or Firewire port on your Mac with a cable. iPhoto will open automatically.

How To: Photocast with iPhoto

With a MobileMe account and iPhoto, you can publish albums to the internet and allow your friends and family to subscribe to them using photocast sharing. Then, as you add new photos, iPhoto automatically updates the published albums for your subscribers. NOTE: MobileMe is the replacement for .mac accounts.

How To: Use iPhoto Smart Albums

In this video, we learn how to use iPhoto Smart Albums. These are useful for organizing your photos to see what you have. First, create a smart album on the file menu, then name it and go through the drop down menus to choose how you want to categorize your pictures. Choose the type of camera model you used, then you can see what photos you have that are taken with the type of camera that you used. This is very easy if you have a lot of photos and want to go through them easily. It also separ...

How To: Make a family photo album with iPhoto

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a family photo album with iPhoto. First, you will load your photos onto iPhoto from your digital camera. After this, you can combine all the photos from one event and label them into one album. You can use facial recognition on one photo to find more pictures of the person you're searching for. Once you open up a new scrapbook photo album, you can drag the picture into it. After this, you can add in text about the trip and then insert titles. You can als...

How To: Find frames in Frame It Essentials plugin for iPhoto

Learn the many ways to find and preview just the right frame in Frame It. Frame It is one of the tools available in the Essentials 2 plug-in for iPhoto. This tutorial covers using the Frame Library and the Frame Grid within Frame It to find the perfect frame for your iPhoto images. Find frames in Frame It Essentials plugin for iPhoto.

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