All items tagged with "Aperture"

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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Apple Updates RAW To Support Nikon D4 And Others

Apple Updates RAW To Support Nikon D4 And Others

Apple has updated its RAW renderer to pamper your fancy new camera

Apple has updated its RAW image engine for the Mac to add compatibility for a swathe of new cameras. As ever with these updates, the cameras are all pretty high end — they shoot RAW after all. So if you have managed to get your hands on Nikon’s $6,000 D4 already and are itching to try it out in iPhoto or Aperture, then hit software update now.

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What We Expect From Apple’s iPad 3 Announcement Today [Updated]

What We Expect From Apple’s iPad 3 Announcement Today [Updated]

Apple has officially confirmed that an iPad event is set to take place today, Wednesday, March 7th, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, California. “We have something you really want to see. And touch,” teases the press invitation.

Months and months of rampant speculation and conspiracy stories have built up to next week’s event, and no one really knows what Apple has planned, other than a new iPad. The Retina display is widely expected to make its way to Apple’s tablet. Will it even be called the iPad 3? Will it be offered at a new price point? Let’s take a look at the rumors and examine what we think we know.

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Apple Fixes Photo Stream Bug With Aperture 3.2.2 Update

Apple Fixes Photo Stream Bug With Aperture 3.2.2 Update

Apple has issued an update to Aperture today which fixes a Photo Stream bug that prevented new images from automatically importing into your library once it had reached 1,000 images. Despite being such a minor fix, however, the update weighs in at a whopping 551 MB.

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 to Get Darker Aperture-Like Theme and New 3D Capabilities

Adobe Photoshop CS6 to Get Darker Aperture-Like Theme and New 3D Capabilities

Early betas of Adobe’s upcoming Photoshop CS6 software reveal that the application has been given a complete overhaul and features a darker user interface that looks a lot like Apple’s Aperture software. In addition to the new look, the software also features new 3D capabilities, an autosave facility, and a ton of other new tools.

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How To Use Stars To Sort Your Photos Like A Pro

Edit photos with stars

Photographer Chase Jarvis is one of those photographers who employs staff. Yeah, that’s when you know you’ve arrived.

Anyway his lead assistant Scott Rinckenberger wrote a great blog post back in March, explaining how the pros in an office like his plough through many thousands of images to pluck out the best stuff.

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