Save your favorite photos from scary-looking red-eye with just a few simple steps in Apple 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.
Now that you have some photos in your library, you can use one as your desktop background and a whole collection as your screen saver.
When you want to remove red-eye in a photo, simply use the iPhoto red-eye removing tool. iPhoto provides tools to correct other defects, as well.
With iPhoto, you can add effects to your picture quickly and easily.
If a photo does not turn out exactly the way you wanted, all you need to do is use the adjust panel to correct it. All adjustments are reversible.
Adding ratings, titles, or comments to your photos can help you easily find them later. It can also help to remember important information about each photo.
Smart albums search your library for photos that match the conditions you set. Conditions may be keywords, dates, or other parameters.
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.
By adding keywords to your photos, you can quickly find the ones you want later. Just change the information for the photo and assign keywords to it.
When you're ready to create a slideshow, just select the ones you want to include. It's easiest to create an album with all of the photos you want in your slideshow. You can even add music to your slideshow.
With iPhoto and Mac OS 10 Mail, or other email programs, you can easily share photos with friends and family. You can send a single photo or multiple photos.
Using a MobileMe account and iPhoto, it's easy to publish your photos on the internet, whether to a webpage or a blog. NOTE: MobileMe is the replacement for .mac accounts.
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.
You can view photos on your iPod or iPod nano or show them on the big screen by connecting your iPod to a TV. You can transfer all of the photos and albums in your library or create an album with just the photos you want to transfer.
Network sharing lets other iPhoto users view your photos and albums from their computers.
When you create a CD or DVD of your favorite photos, your photos won't be resized or lose any resolution, so it's a great way to back up and archive your photos for safekeeping.
With a photo printer and photo-quality paper, you can create high quality prints of your photos. Using iPhoto, you can print a single image, multiple images, an album, or a reference page of thumbnails called a contact sheet.
You can order high quality Kodak prints of your photos right from iPhoto. Just choose the ones you want printed, enter the number you want, and pay.
Creating a photo book is a great way to save memorable events with photos and words. Organize the photos you want in your book into an album to start.
If you want more control of your book's layout and design, you can make layout decisions yourself manually. iPhoto allows you to deviate from its provided template.
You can use iPhoto to create and purchase calendars so you can showcase your photo year-round. Calendars contain photos that are relevant to certain months, so start by creating an album for the calendar project.
With iPhoto, you can use your photos to create personalized postcards and greeting cards. iPhoto makes this process easy.
Watch this tutorial to learn how easy it is to use iPhoto '08 to rotate, straighten and crop your pictures.
This tutorial shows you two examples of how to improve a dark or low-light photo. This video covers the auto Enhance feature, retouch brush tool, Effects menu (Edge Blur) and the Adjust menu (Reduce Noise).
In this tutorial, learn how to quickly and easily reduce red eye from your photographs, using iPhoto '08. You'll learn to use the Red-Eye Removal brush, and adjust it to just the size you need.
In this tutorial Macmost.com shows iPhoto '08 of the iLife '08 suite. This video demonstrates how to use the Effects Menu and the Adjust menu to improve the quality of you photographs with some simple alterations.
Learn how to prevent iPhoto from automatically launching every time you plug in a digital camera or iPhone.
For those of us who like to back up our pictures frequently, iPhoto has a handy "burn" function that allows you to back-up or share your pictures without launching a separate application. It's easy, we'll show you how. Burn a photo album to a CD on a Mac.
In this series of videos you'll learn how to use Apple iPhoto software to edit and organize your digital photos. Expert Matt Nichols shows you how to import images from a digital camera, hard drive, and Apple's Photo Booth software. He also shows you how to use the source navigation column, create a photo album, and how to organize your albums.
This iPhoto '08 tutorial shows you how to add titles, descriptions, keywords for searching and ratings to your photos. This helps with finding and organizing your photos.
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.
When creating a slideshow in iPhoto '08, you can customize each slide and save the slideshow in your library. This tutorial goes over how to create and customize a slideshow.
Watch and see how to use the cropping tool to crop and improve compositions of photos in this iPhoto tutorial.
iPhoto '08 has a great feature built in that allows for ultimate laziness in sharing photos. Ooops! We mean convenience... iPhoto '08 allows you to email photos to your friends without having to open your email until the VERY end.
In this tutorial you'll see how to turn your photos into greeting cards and postcards using iPhoto '08. A great way to do something fun with your vacation or party photos.
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.
Most of the time, digital pictures do not come out perfectly. This tutorial shows you how to improve photos by fixing red eye and other common color correction options.
Photos are stored in the library of iPhoto and it's important to keep them organized. Photos are best viewed by events. Each time you upload photos, those photos are put in one event. Follow along with this tutorial as it shows you how to use events to organize your photos.