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Import photos into iPhoto • Connect camera to computer • Turn camera on • (iPhoto may automatically load, if it doesn’t then click

on iPhoto icon on the Dock) • Type in a name for your photos in Event Name, add a description

• Click on either Import Selected button (you will need to hold the Command () key down and click on the photos you want to import) or click on Import All to import all the photos on your camera • Your photos will appear in the screen as they are imported This message will appear once all the photos have been downloaded . Click on Delete Originals to delete the photos off your camera OR click on Keep Originals to keep your photos. There is also the chance that you may not have deleted some of your Photos after the last Import so duplicates may be imported, to stop this click on the Apply to all duplicates and click Don’t Import when this window appears showing your import and existing photo. Disconnect your camera from the computer by clicking on next to your camera under devices © Jacqui Sharp 2009

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Video clips from your Digital camera can be downloaded at the same time as your photos. They can’t be edited in iPhoto but they can be dragged and dropped into iMovie for editing. Double click to view the movies.

Import photos into iPhoto

Once the photos have downloaded they will appear as thumbnails in your iPhoto library Looking at your photos • Drag the slider Click on Photos photos.

to enlarge or shrink your photos to see all of your

Click on the arrow next to Recent to see your photos from your iPod, the last import or

the last 12 months. Click on a folder (under Albums see the photos you have sorted into it.

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Events ‘Events’ is another place where you can view your photos. When you import photos ‘Events ‘will be created. Run your mouse over an ‘Event’ and you will see all the pictures in that folder. Merge Events: you can merge Events that have similar photos. Click on the Events button

. Command ⌘ click each Event you want

to merge, click on the Merge button . Click Merge in the dialogue box. The two ‘Events’ will now be one Event. Name or Rename the new event by clicking the name or . Type in a new name. Hint: you can click and drag an event and place it into another event. Split Events: you can split Events that have photos of different occasions. Click on the Events

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button Open the Event by double clicking. Click once on the photo that marks where the split will begin. Click the Split button . The one ‘Event’ will now be two. Name or Rename the new event by clicking the name or type in a new name.

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Events

Create a new Event: Go to Events – Create Event. A new Event will appear

title

. Click on the New Event

and type in a new name, press Return. A new button will appear in the Source List

with your new name. Click on Photos in the Source List

. Click and drag the photos onto the New

Event button. Change the photo that appears on the Event window: Click on the Events

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button Double click on the event button

you want to change. Click on the photo you want to make the main event photo, go to Events in the menu and select Make Key Photo.

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Change the date and time that appears on the Event window: Click on

the Events button

. Click once on an event

you want to

change. Go to Photos – Adjust Date and time Click on the date, type in the correct number, tab to the month, change that, tab to the year and change that. Click Adjust. You can double click an Event to open it, Shift click or Command click to select certain photos that need to be adjusted. Go to Photos – Adjust Date and time and repeat the process until the dates are correct. iLife 9

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Flagging Photos Flag photos when you want to find photos on a similar theme. This might be because you are making an iMovie or a slideshow in iPhoto. Or you may want to create a folder or a new event with a common theme.

Click on the Events button photos in. Command click

. Double click on the event button

you want to flag

on each photo that you want to flag, click the Flag button

photos will all have a flag symbol next to them

. The

. A new icon will now appear in the Source

list . You can always unflag a photo by clicking on it and selecting Unflag on Flagged to see your photos. You can create a New Event from these photos by clicking on the Flagged button, go to Event – Create an Event from Flagged Photos. There will be a confirmation window that states that these photos can only be in one Event at a time. Click Create and Name your new event.

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Set up Views

Go to View - Show in Toolbar

The buttons will appear on the Toolbar.

Name a group of photos You may have imported a large group of photos that you would like to have a common name i.e. zoo trip. One way of doing this is to name the event they are in, (see previous pages). Double click the event to open it, select all the photos to be named by pressing Command A, go to Photos – Batch change. Choose title and text from the dropdown Set title menu, type in your title and select Append a number to each photo, click OK. You can also batch change photos by clicking on Photos in the Source panel, Command click all the photos you want to change then go to Photos – Batch change and name the photos.

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Make new albums • Click on the New Album button

(bottom left hand corner)

• Type in a name for your Album • Click OK and you will have a new Album • Click and drag the photos in the Events or Photos to the new album (the photos will still stay in the Photo Library but they will also now appear in the new album) Hint: you can drag a whole group of photos over at once, hold down the Shift key and click on the first photo and the last photo, all photos in between will be selected as well. To drag over a random set of photos (that are not in any particular order), click on the first photo, hold down the Command key and click on the other photos you want to include. Once they are highlighted drag one of them over to the new album and they will all appear there.

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Make Smart albums • Create a new album automatically with common attributes by setting up a Smart Album • Go to File – New Smart Album • Name the album • Select a condition from the dropdown menu and type in any words if necessary • Click on the sign to add more conditions (if you add more conditions make sure that is selected) • Click OK • All the photos matching those conditions will appear in your new Smart Album. Any new photos you add that have those conditions will be automatically added.

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Setting up an Instant slideshow • Click on an Album • Click on the Slideshow button • Rearrange the photos by clicking and dragging in the Photo Browser Select a Theme: • Classic is plain slideshow • Ken Burns will zoom in and out • Scrapbook shows scrapbooking effect with photos • Shatter has a interesting transition

If you can’t see the Settings panel, move your mouse and click on the settings button.

• Sliding Panels has a sliding transition with two photos at a time • Scrapbook displays the photos at different angles, stacking on top of each other

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Music and Settings Add Music by clicking on the Music tab Choose from the Theme music or from iTunes by clicking on the dropdown menu button. Search for a song by clicking in the search box and typing the name of the song • You can hear what the song sounds like by clicking on the Play button • Click Play to play the slideshow Change Settings by clicking on the Settings tab Choose how long to play each slide or fit the whole slideshow to the music track • Select whether to ‘show the slide title • Shuffle the slide order • Or repeat the slideshow • Click Play to play the slideshow

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How to create a custom made Slideshow Click on an Album or an Event. Click on the Add button at the bottom left hand side of the window. Select Slideshow, Name it and click Create. Rearrange the photos by clicking and dragging in the Photo Browser.

Click on Themes to select a theme (See Page 9).

Click on Music to select the music (see Page 10) Click on Settings to make changes to the settings (see Page 10). There are extra settings available choose a Transition theme, show captions and scale photos to fill the screen. You can also choose an Aspect Ratio (useful if you are going to burn this to a CD or a DVD).

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More Settings Click on This Slide tab • Click on a photo • Click on the Ken Burns Effect check box to select it • The Start End button will look like this • Click on the End and the slider will move to End • Move the zoom slider to position where you want the photo to finish, you may need to click on the photo (the cursor will turn into a hand) and move it into a position • Click on the Preview button to see how the effect worked

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Adjust settings for transitions on all or individual photos • Click on a photo • Click on the Settings button and then on All slides or This slide • Make adjustments to the timing of transition,

type of transition, direction and speed of the transition.

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Play the SlideShow • Click on the Preview button to view the photo you are clicked on and the effects and transitions that you have added. • Click on the Play button to play the whole slideshow. • Move your mouse to display the SlideShow controls. • Press Esc on your keyboard to stop the show SlideShow Controls

The SlideShow controls are a great way of organizing your photos quickly. Move your mouse to Display SlideShow controls. Click on the arrows to move between the slides.

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Export the SlideShow as a QuickTime movie

These can  be  played  on  its  own  or   imported  into  iMovie,  PowerPoint  or   Keynote.  

Before exporting the SlideShow • Have you chosen your music? • Have you added a Ken Burn’s effect to each photo? • Have you added a transition? • Have you checked your settings? Click on the Export button. Click on the size that you want. The choices for what they are best for are shown with a blue spot. Click Export. Click OK and the Export will begin. If you have checked the Automatically send slideshows to iTunes then it will be saved in two places.

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Exporting Photos to another folder on your hardrive • Click once on an Album • Go to File – Export

Find out how big your photo is by clicking on the

or an Event

button

To export one photo, just click on the Photo and go to File – Export, click Export and decide where you want to save the photo.

Leave it Current if you want to keep them the same size or if you want to scale the images down click on the Kind

dropdown menu, select JPEG • Click on the Size

medium or large

. dropdown and select small,

or choose Custom to select an exact size

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Export to QuickTime Movie Another way to Export your slideshow is to turn it into a QuickTime movie • Click once on an Album or an Event (or hold down the Command () key and click the photos you want to use in the slideshow) • Go to File – Export • Click on the QuickTime tab • Choose a Background colour by clicking on the Colour box and choosing a colour from the Crayon Colour tab • Click the check box for Add currently selected slideshow music to movie • Click Export • Select a place to save the QuickTime and give it a name

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Rotating Photos • Rotate a photo by clicking on the photo first

, then click on the Rotate

button and your picture will rotate • Find out how big your photo is and when it was taken by clicking on the

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Source List • Click on the Events or Photo button in Library and you will see all of the photos you have imported into iPhoto • Faces is a new choice available that will find all the photos of certain people you have used the face recognition tool on • Places will add location information to your photos if your camera has GPS capability otherwise you can add the information yourself • Click on the Recent arrow and you will see o the last event you made o photos downloaded in the last 12 months o the last import of photos you made o any photos you have Flagged o the Trash and you will see the photos you have deleted from iPhoto, these will not be completely deleted until you go to iPhoto – Empty iPhotoTrash

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Source List • If you have Albums in this list click there to see which photos you have sorted. You can reorganize the order of the folders by clicking and dragging and placing them in the order you want them to be in

• Click on the Keepsakes arrow and you will see all of the photo books, calendars and cards you have made

• Click on the SlideShows arrow Slideshows you have made

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Delete Photos • You can delete photos by clicking on a photo and pressing Delete on your keyboard • The photos are not completely deleted you can still see them in the Trash can in the Source List. To delete them permanently go to iPhoto – Empty iPhoto Trash

Add Photos from a CD • You can drag photos from elsewhere like a CD or a memory stick directly into iPhoto • Open iPhoto and the CD or Memory Stick, highlight all the photos by going  - A on the keyboard, click on one and drag it onto iPhoto, all of the photos will follow and load into iPhoto • If you have downloaded photos from the Internet onto your desktop, drag them straight onto iPhoto and they will download into your library

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Print Photos Full Page • Click on a photo to select it • Go to File – Print or click the Print button • If you select Standard your photo will print out as a standard photo • Select the paper type from the Presets drop down menu

Select Paper size

and Print size

Click on the Customise button.

Click on the to choose a background colour for your photo.

Click on to add a border to your photo

Click on select a layout from the popup

Click on choose how many photos you would like on a page, or you can choose to print out multiples of the same photo on one page.

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Print a Contact sheet Contact Sheet • Click on a folder or Event of photos, go to File - Print • Select Contact Sheet • Select the paper type from the Presets drop down menu

• Select Paper size • Click on the Customise button • Change how many photos fit on a page by dragging the Slider to the left which will give you one column, drag to the right and you can have up to 10 columns

one page • To add information about your photos to the print out click on the

Settings button to print

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Simple Border, Simple Mat or Double Mat • Click on a folder or Event of photos, go to File - Print • Select Simple Border, Simple Mat or Double Mat • Select the paper type from the Presets drop down menu

• Select Paper size

• Select Print size • Click on the Customise button

Click on the to choose a background colour for your photo

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Click on to add a border to your photo

Click on select a layout from the popup

menu

Click on choose how many photos you would like on a page, or you can choose to print out multiples of the same photo on one page

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Print a Greeting Card or a Postcard • Click on a photo • Click on Keepsakes, select Card • Choose from Greeting Card

or Postcard

• Click on a Theme card and then click Choose • Make all the changes to the card following the steps below • When ready to print, go to File –Print or you can choose the Buy Card button and purchase professionally made cards with your photos • Name your card

Click on the to choose a background colour for your photo .

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in the source list Click on Click on select a layout from the popup menu .

Click on choose the font for the Headline, Title and Body.

And choose Horizontal or Vertical.

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Edit your photos

Before making changes to your Photo, duplicate it in the Photo Library by Clicking on photo and pressing – D on the keyboard

Crop Photos • In Photos or Events click on the photo you want to edit

• Click the Edit button

• Click the Crop button • Click and drag on a handle to highlight the part you want to keep • Click Apply • That photo is now cropped

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Edit your photos Set Constraints You can set constraints when cropping photos so that the cropped photos will fit to photo paper size. Before clicking on the Crop button click on the Constrain dropdown menu

and select

a size Drag a handle and the box will drag to the dimensions you have set. Your mouse pointer will also turn into a hand so that you can reposition the highlighted area over the part you want to crop. Click Apply

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Adjust brightness and contrast

In Photos or Events click on the photo you want to edit

Click the Edit button

• Click on the Adjust button • Make adjustments to your photos by clicking and dragging the sliders • Adjust Black levels by dragging the slider under the histogram

• The Saturation slider will boost colours • The White balance is controlled by the Temperature slider, to the left is colder and to the right is warmer • When you use the Sharpness slider adjust the zoom first by clicking on the Zoom slider • Click on the Control key on the keyboard to see what your photo looked like previously • Click on the Eyedropper icon place over a white or gray colour and click, this fixes the colour balance, if you don’t like it go to Edit - Undo • Click on Reset Sliders button original state. Click on the

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Straighten your Photo

In Photos or Events click on the photo you want to edit

Click the Edit button

• Click on the Straighten button • Clicking on the Straighten slider will show a grid which you can line your photo up on if it isn’t straight • Drag the slider slightly, click Done

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More editing effects Before making changes to your Photo, duplicate it in the Photo Library by Clicking on photo and pressing – D on the keyboard so that you have an original.

In Photos or Events click on the photo you

want to edit, Click the Edit button

• Click on the Effects button to convert your colour photo to any of the nine effects shown. Click on the Effect and it will be applied to your photos

• Use the Retouch button to make small touch ups to your photo. Click on the button and then click and drag over the mark to be removed. • Adjust the slider right to change the size of the retouch marker

to the left or

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More editing effects

Before making changes to your Photo, duplicate it in the Photo Library by Clicking on photo and pressing – D on the keyboard.

In Photos or Events click on the photo you

want to edit, Click the Edit button

Remove the Red Eye from your photos • Click on the Red Eye Button • Click on the centre of the eye in the photo and the red eye will be removed • Adjust the size of the red eye marker by selecting Manual and dragging the slider • • Increase the color enhancement by clicking the Enhance button • After the photo has enhanced, press the Shift key, this will show your original photo • If you don’t like the change, click on the picture go to Photos - Revert to Original Original

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Email a photo • Click on a photo

If this  button  isn’t  on   iPhoto’s  Tool  bar  go   View-­‐Show  in  Toolbar    

• Click on the Email button • Select how big you want the photo to be (remember the bigger the photo the longer it takes to send and receive) by clicking on Dropdown Size menu • The photo will open up in a new email message. You may have more than one type of email like ‘Mail or Eudora or Outlook’. Select the default one by going to iPhoto- Preferences. Click on Email photos using: and choose your default email composer (do this before you email your photo)

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Ordering Photos and Books Other Buttons You will need to set up an account. The first time you click on Order Prints it will give you the option to register with Apple. Once you have done that you can order the print size you require and the number or prints

You will need a Mobile me http://my.com account which will cost you a certain amount a year.

This will publish your photos to iWeb a web design programme. If these  buttons  aren’t   on  iPhoto’s  Tool  bar  go   View-­‐Show  in  Toolbar    

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Burn a photo CD Insert your CD, select Ignore on this message. • Select an Event or a Folder or a Photo library i.e. , (if you want to burn more than one Event or Photo library import hold down  key and click on the other events or libraries, go to Share - Burn or click on the Burn button

A new message bar will appear. Name your photo CD and then click Burn. Another Dialogue box will appear.

Click Burn.

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Create a Book • You need to have your photos in a folder • Click on the New button (bottom left hand corner) • Click on Book • Type in a name for your book

• Select the Book Type from the Drop Down menu

• Choose a Theme • Click on the Choose Theme button

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Picture Book This dialogue box may appear , click on the Don’t tell me again check box, click OK. A variety of choices will appear. If you click the Autoflow button all the photos will be automatically placed in the Picture Book format

Otherwise you can click and drag the photos of your choice onto the pages below. Click on the Arrows to move to the next page . Change the setup of the page by clicking on the dropdown

. Before you click that button, click and drag your photos to place them in the order you want to see them.

menus in the Some page types allow you more options, click on the Layout button to see more choices.

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Picture Book If a photo does not fit into the frame properly then double click the photo and use the slider that appears to magnify the photo, click on the photo and move the image until it fits into the frame. Double clicking on the photo while it is in this mode will reopen it in Edit mode in iPhoto. Make necessary changes or click Done to return to your book. If you want to change the photo order on the page just click and drag and the photos will swap over. If you want a photo to fill a page click on the page once, click on Layout and choose One from Page Type Change overlapping photos by holding down the Control key and clicking on the photo

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Picture Book View your pages by one page or double page by clicking on the Page View buttons

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Change your Theme at any time by clicking on the Theme button , all the photos that you had organized in the previous theme will be placed in the same places in the new theme. Add a page if you run out of pages by clicking on the Add pages button Click on the View pages button at the top of the screen to view all of the pages, delete a page by clicking on it in the browser and press Delete on the keyboard.

or this button

to see the unplaced

photos. Some books will allow you to type descriptions or titles

. Click in the box

and type a description. Clicking on the Settings button enables you to make changes to Fonts and sizes or you can make changes to font and size by highlighting the text and going to Edit – Font and change the size or style in the new dialogue box. Go to File Print to print out your book. Or click on the Buy Book button Š Jacqui Sharp 2009

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