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Cheering up Skies in Aperture 3

David Edge's picture
October 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
I’ve always used the burn in brush to darken skies but the results are grey and muddy. Brushing in contrast too perks up the white clouds and brings a surprising amount of blue to the skies — with both at default settings.

Showing the Content of Two Projects or Albums Side by Side in Aperture 3

Rudy Ephraim's picture
September 20, 2013 - 12:00pm

It is possible to show two browser or filmstrip windows side by side in the following way:

In the Library Inspector select the two albums or projects with the Option/Alt key pressed. One album plus one project is also possible.

Immediately both choices are visible as split browsers/filmstrips with tabs showing the album/project name and an x for closing. The dividing line can be dragged to left or right and the magnification of each part can be adjusted individually with the sliders at the bottom.


JPEGmini; Can It Be Used to Reduce Your Aperture Library?

PhotoJoseph's picture
February 22, 2013 - 3:30pm

JPEGmini is an app that does one thing — it re-compresses your JPEGs into smaller JPEGs, with virtually no quality loss. In this post, we look at the viability of applying this to your entire Aperture library as a way to reduce the footprint of your JPEG previews, and therefore your entire Aperture library.


Importing to Aperture as Referenced—with Drag and Drop

PhotoJoseph's picture
September 11, 2010 - 12:11am
By now you all know that you can drag-and-drop files into Aperture to import them. That imports them as Managed (meaning the master file is stored inside the Aperture Library). But did you know that you can drag-and-drop files into Aperture and have them imported as referenced? It’s a simple trick, and you already know how…


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