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Apple Pro Training Series: iPhoto by Dion Scoppettuolo

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Lesson 6. Perfecting Your Pictures

Lesson Files

Desktop > APTS iPhoto Book Files > APTS iPhoto Library > Greg and Caren’s Wedding

Time

This lesson takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.

Goals

Understand a histogram

Correct exposure

Adjust contrast, saturation, and detail

Improve highlights, shadows, and levels

Modify levels

Apply sharpening and noise reduction

Fix white balance

In some cases, quick fixes and effects are all you need to edit your photos. At other times, such as when you are creating a printed keepsake book, you may want a bit more control over those adjustments. iPhoto includes powerful tools for fixing the common problems that have plagued almost everyone who has ever carried a camera.

In this lesson, you’ll employ some ...

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