All items tagged with "Aperture"

New Second Version of HDR Express Is a Ghostbuster

New Second Version of HDR Express Is a Ghostbuster

No, it’s not Egon. HDR Express, the enthusiast-level high dynamic range Mac app from Unified Color Technologies, is now out in a new version with improved de-ghosting algorithms for images with moving subjects, among a handful of other interesting new features.

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Use Your Own iPhoto Or Aperture Images As Desktop Pictures In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

Use Your Own iPhoto Or Aperture Images As Desktop Pictures In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

My son got a hold of the iPad

Desktop pictures, or wallpaper, are one way to make your Mac truly your own. Choosing from one of the beautifully rendered images that are provided along with OS X is one way to be sure to impress any passers-by, as well and give you something beautiful to look at as you go about your daily Mac business.

Now, however, Mountain Lion lets you easily use any of your own images from iPhoto (or Aperture) as a Desktop Picture, right within the Desktop & Screensaver preference pane. Here’s how.

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The Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.01 . Finally

The Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.01 . Finally

It used to be that Mac owners had to wait for an OS update to get RAW support for their new cameras. This — of course — meant a long wait. Now they pop out whenever they're needed, and you don't even have to restart your Mac.

It's like we're living in the future and, with Marty McFly arriving on his hover-board in just three years from now, that's exactly how it should be.

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Fix Shared Photo Stream Comment Sync Issues [iOS Tips]

Fix Shared Photo Stream Comment Sync Issues [iOS Tips]

Shared Photo Streams are fantastic, of course, barring the niggling detail that only the person who creates them can add photos to them. Sometimes, though, as with all tech, things don’t necessarily work the way they should. For example, sometimes you won’t be able to see comments that have been posted by subscribers. Other times, deleting a comment from a shared Photo Stream via iPhoto or Aperture won’t be reflected on your iPhone.

Here’s how to fix that.

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Aperture Bug Means That You Can’t Strip Location Data From Individual Pics

Aperture Bug Means That You Can’t Strip Location Data From Individual Pics

Modern cameras include GPS data in photos, and software like iPhoto and Aperture uses this data to provide location info for features like Places. Not only are many people unaware that GPS data is included in the pics they’re taking, but uploading these pics online means that the world knows exactly when and where they were taken.

Apple’s professional photo Mac software, Aperture, is supposed to let you strip location data from your pics before you share them from the app. The problem is that the feature doesn’t exactly work in the current version of Aperture.

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Aperture Presets Add Instagram Filters To Your Pictures

Aperture Presets Add Instagram Filters To Your Pictures

Aperture, meet Instagram.

Remember those neat Lightroom presets which would add Instagram filters to your big grown-up photos? Now the author Casey Mac is back with versions for Photoshop (snore) and Aperture (yay!).

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Things You May Not Already Know About The New MacBook Pro’s Retina Display

Things You May Not Already Know About The New MacBook Pro’s Retina Display

If you’re the lucky owner of a new MacBook Pro, here are some things you should know.

We’ve been drooling over the next-generation MacBook Pro since Apple unveiled it at WWDC earlier this month, and we thought we knew all there was to know about its gorgeous high-resolution Retina display. However, Apple surprised us with a new FAQ page on its website this morning, which reveals a number of things about the notebooks new screen that we hadn’t heard before, which will help you make the most of your new display.

Here are a few of the things that you may be interested in.

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Aperture and iPhoto Will Now Share Photo Libraries, Thanks To A Recent Update

Aperture and iPhoto Will Now Share Photo Libraries, Thanks To A Recent Update

The photo libraries in Aperture and iPhoto now mirror each other.

A recent update to both iPhoto and Aperture now allows both applications to share photo libraries for the first time. As noted by Apple, “All your photos stay together. And you get the best of both applications.”

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Nikon Introduces A Pair Of Light-Shy Zoom Lenses

AFS Nikkor 24 85 VR

Zoom? Zzzzz.

Nikon has made two new lenses available for your photographic delectation. One is a dim superzoom for DX (crop-sensor) cameras — the 18-300mm ƒ3.5-5.6G ED — and the other is an equally dim short zoom for full-frame bodies, the 24-85mm ƒ3.5-4.5G ED VR.

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Apple Updates Final Cut Pro, Aperture, And iPhoto For Mac With Retina Graphics And More

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro, Aperture, And iPhoto For Mac With Retina Graphics And More

Following the announcement of Apple’s new Retina Display-equipped MacBook Pros, new updates for several of the company’s OS X apps have been seeded. Final Cut Pro, Aperture, and iPhoto for Mac have all been updated with Retina graphics for the new MacBook Pro. The updates include several more improvements, including a shared photo library between iPhoto and Aperture.

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