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iLife ’11: Search for Pictures in iPhoto

Search for pictures in iPhoto in iLife '11 by viewing thumbnail-size images and refining the image search by date, keyword, and rating. For a basic view of thumbnails of all pictures in your iPhoto library [more…]

iLife ’11: How to Edit Titles of iPhoto Pictures

In iPhoto, a title is the name of a picture. Titles are the most convenient way to identify pictures in iLife. Every picture has a title when imported — iPhoto simply uses the filename as its title [more…]

iLife ’11: How to Add Keywords to iPhoto Pictures

Keywords in iPhoto enable you to organize pictures by topic or other characteristics that likely appear throughout your iLife photo library. The larger your iPhoto library, the more useful keywords can [more…]

How to Create Albums in iPhoto in iLife ’11

In iPhoto, a photo album is simply a way of organizing photos and placing them in a proper sequence. You select photos from your iLife photo library and arrange them in the order you want for slideshows [more…]

iLife ’11: How to Arrange Pictures in Albums in iPhoto

To see iPhoto pictures gathered into an album, click the title of the album in the Albums section of the Source pane. The Viewer pane shows only the photos you put in the album. You can organize and arrange [more…]

iLife ’11: Using an iPhoto Album for Your Desktop and Screensaver

One sure way to demonstrate your skills with iLife and iPhoto is to personalize your Desktop to show your own pictures. The Desktop is the background image behind the Finder. To set your Desktop to a photo [more…]

iLife ’11: Create and Edit a Smart Album in iPhoto

In the Albums section of the Source panein iPhoto, you can find smart albums, which are indicated by the gear-in-a-folder icon. As part of iLife, iPhoto comes with a few sample smart albums, such as Best [more…]

What You Can Do with iPhoto in iLife ’11

iPhoto acts as your own processing lab and photo service inside iLife ’11 for your Mac to manage and edit the pictures you import from digital cameras, including video clips from digital cameras. You can [more…]

Adjust Dates and Times for iPhoto Pictures in iLife ’11

You can change the date and time for each picture in your iPhoto library. Changing the date for a picture doesn’t move it to another event — it simply changes the picture’s information. If you sort the [more…]

What You Can Do with iMovie in iLife ’11

Using iMovie in iLife, you can edit video clips and enhance them with Hollywood-style transitions and special effects. iMovie enables you to balance the audio with the video, add music from your iTunes [more…]

iLife ’11: Maintaining a Photo Archive in iPhoto

Maintaining a photo archive in iPhoto is important, whether you're a professional or novice photographer. Losing pictures (and the memories) can be heartbreaking. Whether or not you manage files on your [more…]

iLife ’11: Rotate and Straighten Images in iPhoto

Use iPhoto to rotate a horizontal image and make it vertically oriented. For example, if you hold your camera sideways to take a picture of a tall object like a tree, your photo may be horizontally oriented [more…]

How to Crop Images in iPhoto in iLife ’11

Cropping an image in iPhoto enables you to keep only a rectangular portion of the photo and remove its outer edge. You can crop an image in iPhoto to frame it better and show only what you want it to show [more…]

iLife ’11: Removing Red Eye and Red Tint in iPhoto

You can easily remove red-eye from pictures by using the Fix Red-Eye tool in iPhoto. Red-eye is light from the camera’s flash, reflected back. Red-eye happens frequently with humans because red is the [more…]

iLife ’11: How to Retouch and Enhance Photos in iPhoto

When you begin retouching and enhancing photos in iLife, photos can begin to depart from reality. You can literally alter the photo with iPhoto in such a way that even a judge and jury couldn’t tell the [more…]

How to Share iPhoto Pictures with MobileMe in iLife ’11

You may already use MobileMe with your Mac and iLife applications — the service not only offers the iDisk hard drive on the Web for storing files but also pushes new e-mail, contacts, and calendar events [more…]

iLife ’11: Adjusting Light Settings in iPhoto

Whatever the lighting conditions are when you take your photos, you can regain some of the detail lost in the darkness in iLife by using the Adjust pane and then adjusting the Exposure, Contrast, and Saturation [more…]

iLife ’11: Create and Play an iPhoto Slideshow

iPhoto slideshows look great on computer displays, and by using laptops to connect directly to video projectors, you can put on shows that are nothing like your grandfather’s slideshows. Not only do the [more…]

iLife ’11: Assembling Pictures for an iPhoto Slideshow

To choose photos for your iPhoto slideshow, you can browse and select thumbnails in the Viewer pane while browsing or select one or more events in Events, one or more locations in Places, or one or more [more…]

iLife ’11: Choosing Themes and Music for an iPhoto Slideshow

Choosing the right theme and music for your iPhoto slideshow sets the tone for your creation. In iPhoto, the first time you click the Slideshow tool to play an iLife slideshow of an album or a selection [more…]

iLife ’11: Changing Slideshow Playback Settings in iPhoto

In iPhoto, the first time you click the Slideshow tool to play an iLife slideshow of an album or a selection of pictures that hasn’t been played, the Themes, Music, and Settings browser appears. Click [more…]

iLife ’11: Exporting iPhoto Slideshows to iPad, iPod, iPhone, or Apple TV

If you have a laptop, iPad, iPod, or iPhone, you no doubt already appreciate the iPhoto slideshows you can show others on the spot. Life slideshows can appear horizontally [more…]

iLife ’11: Export an iPhoto Slideshow as a QuickTime Movie File

Exporting an iPhoto slideshow as a QuickTime movie file enables you to post the movie on a Web page or include it with other scenes in an iMovie presentation. [more…]

iLife ’11: How to Attach iPhoto Pictures to E-Mail

E-mail is a helpful way to send an image in iPhoto to one person or a thousand people at the same time. You can even combine several photos and images in one e-mail, if they’re small: E-mail servers typically [more…]

How to Share iPhoto Pictures with Flickr in iLife ’11

You can upload photos, images, and video clips to Flickr using the Safari browser on your Mac, but uploading pictures directly from iPhoto is far more convenient. To create a new album or to add photos [more…]

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