Lesson 4. Image Adjustment Basics

Time

This lesson takes approximately 75 minutes to complete.

Goals

Use the Rotate, Straighten, and Crop tools to frame images

Automatically adjust an image’s exposure and luminance level

Use the Spot & Patch tool to remove sensor dust

Copy adjustments from one image to another using the Lift and Stamp tools

After you have imported digital master files to your hard disk, you can make adjustments to them. For example, you can change their exposure, contrast, or saturation, or you can crop, straighten, or rotate them.

When you make adjustments to an image, Aperture stores those modification instructions as a “version” of the master file that includes your adjustments and embedded ...

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