Add effects and create perfect photos with Apple Aperture using Packt's new book and eBook

October 2013 | Open Source, RAW, Web Graphics & Video

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Mastering Apple Aperture, an easy-to-follow guide for photographers familiar with digital photography who want to learn about the advanced features of Apple Aperture, such as curves and how raw conversions work. The print book is 144 pages long and is available now in eBook, Kindle, and other selected formats and is competitively priced at $11.89.

About the author :
Thomas Fitzgerald is an expert in animation and graphic design, which led him to his career as a motion graphics artist serving in television and film, but he has always been fond of photography. At present, Thomas is a freelance motion graphics artist and animator, along with a fine art photographer and a prolific blogger. Thomas has been an Aperture user since the very first version came out, and since then he has been showing his love for Aperture in various forms.

Aperture is a photo editing and management computer program that was developed by Apple Inc. for the OS X operating system, first released in 2005, and currently available in Apple's App Store. The software handles a number of tasks common in post-production work, such as importing and organizing image files, applying corrective adjustments, displaying slideshows, and printing photographs.

Mastering Apple Aperture will teach photographers to import photos into Aperture and help to understand the working and effects of raw conversion on photographs. The reader will learn about Aperture’s adjustment panel, advanced processing techniques, and the art of metadata and its significance. It will also enable users to use other software in association with Aperture.

Photographers would achieve the best results when outputting photographs for the Web or any other online services. Optimization of Aperture with essential third party plugins would be covered. Photographers will be able to overcome drawbacks by gaining knowledge on fixing common image problems with Aperture’s toolset.

This book covers the following topics:
Chapter 1: Advanced Importing and Organizing
Chapter 2: Advanced Adjustments
Chapter 3: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Curves
Chapter 4: Aperture in Action
Chapter 5: Extending Aperture
Chapter 6: Exporting and Outputting to the Web
Chapter 7: Making Metadata Work for You
Chapter 8: Getting Better Prints from Aperture

Packt Publishing has also published, or is due to publish, the following related books:
Building 3D Models with modo 701 (Forthcoming)
Learning Pixelmator (Published)

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

Mastering Apple Aperture
Master the art of enhancing, organizing, exploring, and printing your photos using Apple Aperture

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