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Apple Pro Training Series: Aperture 3, Second Edition by Dion Scoppettuolo

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Lesson 6. Performing Nondestructive Editing

Lesson Files

APTS Aperture Library

Time

This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Add and remove adjustments

Read a histogram display

Correct overexposed images

View hot and cold areas

Adjust contrast and definition

Create new versions

Apply adjustments using Lift and Stamp tools

Now that you have an organized, efficient photo library, your next step is to shape the tone, color, and point of interest for a few selected images. The Aperture Adjustments inspector handles this process with a wide range of nondestructive image-editing tools, so called because you can modify or remove any adjustment on any image at any time.

The image-editing tools in Aperture can be grouped into four ...

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