Apple's Aperture software is a post-production tool designed to allow digital photographers to import, manage and enhance photographs in one simple, integrated workflow. Aperture 2, the recently updated version of the software, includes more than 100 new features for photo management and image processing, and this much-needed guide takes you through the tools and knowledge necessary to get up-and-running fast.

Unlike other software books on the market, Apple Aperture 2 looks at this powerful application in the context of the overall digital photography workflow, helping you to use your time efficiently and enhance your creativity. The book includes clear explanations and step-by-step guidance on how to import, sort and navigate thousands of raw files like a pro; how to view and compare images to make selections quickly; how to turn good photos into beautiful images with adjustment tools; and how to export, showcase and print your best work with high quality results.

chapter 1|26 pages

Raw Files

chapter 2|48 pages

How Aperture Works

chapter 3|50 pages

Managing Your Images

chapter 4|40 pages

Working with Metadata

chapter 5|60 pages

Adjusting Images

chapter 6|30 pages

Aperture Workfl ow

chapter 7|40 pages

Working with Other Applications

chapter 8|54 pages