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Apple Training Series: iLife ’11 by Mary Plummer, Dion Scoppettuolo

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Lesson 4. Perfecting Your Pictures

Lesson Files

Pictures > ATS iPhoto Library: Greg and Caren’s Wedding Event

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

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

In this lesson, you’ll apply some of the advanced image adjustment tools in iPhoto to prepare photos for inclusion in a printed ...

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