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  1. 1. Kyleen Burgess Area Information Management Agent Region 3 iPhoto ’08 Basics <ul><li>As you come in and set up, please: </li></ul><ul><li>Please run audio set up wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Tools  Audio  Audio Setup Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to the nice lady walk you through </li></ul><ul><li>Still having problems? Ask a buddy or go into your system preferences on your mac and check your sound to make sure USB is selected for input and output </li></ul>
  2. 2. Topics for today <ul><li>http://www.apple.com/ilife/iphoto </li></ul><ul><li>Downloading Pictures to iPhoto (setting camera preferences, connecting a camera, importing photos) </li></ul><ul><li>EVENT vs ALBUM </li></ul><ul><li>EDIT a photo (revert photo to original, red eye, face blemish, crooked photos) </li></ul><ul><li>Printing Photos easily </li></ul><ul><li>Batch Change photo names </li></ul><ul><li>Resizing </li></ul><ul><li>Creating Quick Slideshow </li></ul><ul><li>Create Photo Book (PDF) </li></ul>More iPhoto Resources
  3. 3. Setting Camera Preferences <ul><li>Go to iPHOTO  PREFERENCES </li></ul><ul><li>On GENERAL tab, decide if you want “connecting camera opens” … to iPhoto if you plan to use iPhoto from here on out </li></ul>
  4. 4. Connecting Camera <ul><li>Camera needs to be ON </li></ul><ul><li>Connect USB cord from Camera to Laptop </li></ul><ul><li>Put Camera in PLAY mode </li></ul><ul><li>Launch iPhoto </li></ul>
  5. 5. Import ALL or SELECTED <ul><li>NEW FEATURE! Can import SELECTED pictures! </li></ul><ul><li>To Select Pictures: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click and Drag a box around pictures you want ... Or … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use ⌘ -Click to jump around and select pics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click IMPORT SELECTED </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Event vs. Album <ul><li>All photos download by DATE to the EVENTS area </li></ul><ul><li>Can title EVENTS to keep things organized </li></ul><ul><li>Click the + icon (bottom left) to make and name albums </li></ul>You can DRAG AND DROP pics from the EVENT area to the ALBUM area
  7. 7. Edit a Photo <ul><li>Click once to select the picture </li></ul><ul><li>Click the EDIT button to enter EDIT mode </li></ul><ul><li>Edit mode brings up the EDIT toolbar at the bottom </li></ul><ul><li>Use these effects to alter your photo. </li></ul><ul><li>PLAY WITH THEM, you won’t break the picture and you can always REVERT TO ORIGINAL </li></ul>Click when finished Click any EFFECT to apply that effect to your picture. Can add more than one effect!
  8. 8. Revert Photo to Original <ul><li>Can always RIGHT-CLICK or CTRL-CLICK on edited picture and choose REVERT TO ORIGINAL to take away all edits/changes </li></ul><ul><li>Click to select picture </li></ul><ul><li>Click EDIT to enter edit mode </li></ul><ul><li>Click RED EYE </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust SIZE slider to match size of red eye area </li></ul><ul><li>Click on red eye area to fill in </li></ul><ul><li>Click DONE when finished </li></ul>Fix RED Eye
  9. 9. Printing Photos in iPhoto <ul><li>Select a photo or multiple photos to print Hint: ⌘-Click on pictures to select more than one photo </li></ul><ul><li>Go to FILE  PRINT </li></ul><ul><li>Choose from 5 THEMES listed on left for how the pictures should print </li></ul><ul><li>After you chose theme, click PRINT or CUSTOMIZE to alter how pictures will print on page </li></ul>
  10. 10. Printing Multiple Pics <ul><li>Select your pictures Hint: Drag a box around the pictures or ⌘-Click the pictures you want to print </li></ul><ul><li>Go to FILE  PRINT </li></ul><ul><li>Choose CONTACT SHEET and click CUSTOMIZE </li></ul><ul><li>On Customize screen, adjust the COLUMNS slider to change size of pictures to desired size </li></ul><ul><li>Click PRINT </li></ul>
  11. 11. Customize Printing Photos <ul><li>In the CUSTOMIZE area, use the toolbar at the bottom to decide how the prints will look </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes : The LOOK of the photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background : Change color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Layout : How many pictures on a page </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Batch Photo Name Change <ul><li>Select Photos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click & Drag around photos to select … or … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>⌘ -Click pics to select </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Go to PHOTOS  Batch Change </li></ul><ul><li>Choose: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set TITLE to TEXT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter title name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check “Append a # to each photo” and the pics will be labeled with your title followed by number </li></ul></ul>Batch Change allows you to name all selected photos at once.
  13. 13. How do I get photos out of iPhoto? <ul><li>Method 1: Drag & Drop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click and drag picture out to desktop (or folder) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… or ⌘-Click multiple pics and drag and drop out all at once </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Method 2: File  Export </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can “resize” images as you export as well … great if you are exporting photos out of iPhoto to put on your web page or email to friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Size: choose CUSTOM size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ex: 300 is good for websites </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Slideshows Made Easy <ul><li>Click once to select an EVENT in the event area OR an ALBUM </li></ul><ul><li>Click </li></ul><ul><li>Click to start SS </li></ul><ul><li>… or … make some changes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>THEME: Choose a look for SS (can change later) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MUSIC: Choose from pre-loaded music OR pick a song from your iTunes Library! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SETTINGS: Decide how long each slide plays and other detailed settings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Move mouse to bring up toolbar during slideshow to change settings. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Making a Photo Book <ul><li>Click once to select an EVENT in the event area OR an ALBUM </li></ul><ul><li>Click and choose Book </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a TYPE and LOOK and click CHOOSE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Note: If you plan to buy, click the Options + Prices button to see details </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use toolbar at bottom to navigate, change background colors, change layout of pages </li></ul><ul><li>Drag pictures from top bar into grey areas in book to fill! </li></ul>TECH TIP: Save as PDF by going to FILE  PRINT and choose to print to ADOBE PDF as the printer!
  16. 16. The End. Questions? Contact Information: Kyleen Burgess Area Information Management Agent Region 3 Phone: 252-358-7822 Email: [email_address] Hertford County AIM: KyleenBurgess Resource: Slideshare.net Resource: http://www.slideshare.net/chadkafka/tttiphoto-basic