Press Release: March 29, 2006
iPhoto 6: The Missing Manual: iPhoto 6 Manual and Complete Digital Photography Course--Two Books in One
Sebastopol, CA--"Don't let the rumors fool you. iPhoto may be simple, but it isn't simplistic," say David Pogue and Derrick Story. "It offers a wide range of tools, shortcuts, and database-like features; a complete arsenal of photo-presentation features; and sophisticated multimedia and Internet hooks. Unfortunately, many of the best techniques aren't covered in the only 'manual' you get with iPhoto--its slow, sparse electronic help screens."
That's where their new iPhoto 6: The Missing Manual (Pogue and Story, O'Reilly, US $29.99) comes in: it's the iPhoto book that should have been in the box and a complete course in digital photography.
Dramatically faster than previous versions, iPhoto 6 can handle 250,000 photos and boasts dozens of new features for storing, searching, editing, publishing, and sharing digital pictures. In full color, this authoritative, witty guide delivers the technical expertise to take advantage of each and every iPhoto detail, as well as the artistic know-how to shoot consistently great photos--including professional tips for composition, lighting, and manual exposure. The book includes:
With the countless tutorials, shortcuts, stunts, and undocumented tricks in iPhoto 6: The Missing Manual, shutterbugs will be able to exercise all the power, flexibility, and creativity of the stunning new iPhoto 6 to turn everyday snapshots into brilliant photos.
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