Bakari Chavanu is a former high school teacher who is now a wedding and event photographer. A long time Mac addict, he is also a freelance writer and has been a reviewer and features writer for MyMac.com. He written on an array of topics from tips on using screen capture to digital photography management workflow.
He has attended and covered as a photographer and journalist two Macworld conferences and is in the process of developing a videopodcast about what he learning in using Aperture 1.5 as a professional photographer.
His other interests include graphic design, modern jazz, and, of course, helping raise his two children.
When I started my wedding photography business a little over a year ago, the volume of my digital images shot up over a hundred percent. No longer post-processing an occasional 50 or so family or street photography images from... read more
Most serious Aperture users like myself no doubt get very excited about new plug-ins for the program because they add just one more feature (or solution, as some of us like to call it) to our workflow. Well a new... read more
If you glance back on my previous posts, you'll notice that I've largely written about ways I try to increase my productivity workflow in Aperture. Like many of you who process large volumes of images, I'm always looking for hacks... read more
Software Entrepreneur, Aaron Morse, out of Anchorage, Alaska, recently posted in the the Flickr.com Aperture group (which I frequent on a regular basis) a request for the types of plug-ins Aperture users would like to make their life easier. As... read more
Since I'm a .Mac user, I clicked over to see the new site design. First you have to get there. Login is now located under the "Mac" tab at Apple.com. Look for the login link in the left nav bar.... read more
Next to attaching keywords to digital photos, rating them in any digital management program is a necessary hassle. And it doesn't make the process any easier when you have hundreds or thousands of images to rate on a regular basis.... read more
I haven't upgraded my slow but reliable running PowerBook G4 (yet!), but because I can run Aperture on it, I have a very useful marketing tool for my wedding and event shoots. As we all know, digital photography provides... read more
Since this is my first blog entry for Inside Aperture, I thought I'd use a couple of paragraphs to introduce myself to readers of this site, and to also share a little about how I'm using Aperture's Smart Album feature.... read more