The Masterpiece That Is iPhoto
In This Chapter
Importing pictures from your hard drive or digital camera
Organizing images with iPhoto
Tweaking the appearance of photographs
Sharing photos with your friends
Virtually every iMac owner is likely to have a digital camera, a cellphone equipped with a camera, or a scanner. Digital video (DV) camcorders have certainly grown more plentiful over the past three or four years, and the iPod is the hottest piece of music hardware on the planet at the time of this writing. The digital camera, however, has reached what those funny (strange) marketing people refer to as saturation, and iPhoto was written to address the needs of every person with a digital camera and an iMac!
With iPhoto, you organize, edit, and even publish your photographs. (It sports more features than a handful of Swiss Army knives.) After you shoot your photos with a digital camera (or even scan images from original film prints or negatives), you can import them into iPhoto, edit them, and publish them. You’re not limited to photos that you take yourself, either; ...