Make Quick Fixes

Photos has a bunch of simple tools that can improve your photos and videos quickly and without a lot of fuss. In this chapter, I focus on these “quick-fix” options. For more advanced editing, see the next chapter, Make More Complex Edits.

For most edits, you’ll need to enter Edit mode. On a Mac, select an item and press Return. (If you’re already viewing a single image, you can either press Return or click the Edit button in the top-right corner.) Move between different items with the arrow keys without leaving Edit Mode. When you’re done, click Done to exit the view. On an iPhone or iPad, tap to open a single item and then tap Edit.

When you’re in Edit mode, the entire Photos interface changes. You’ve got access to three different ...

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