Changing a color photo into a black and white photo (or giving it a sepia tone) is as easy as clicking on a button in iPhoto. Select the photo you want to convert, then click on the Edit button in the toolbar. This will open up the photo in edit mode. To convert it into […]

You will find two ways to fix colors in iPhoto. The first way is by using the automatic color correction feature of iPhoto by clicking on the Enhance button (the one that looks like a magic wand). iPhoto will then automatically adjust the exposure and attempt to fix the colors in your image. In addition […]

Red eye is caused when the light from the flash is reflected off your subject’s eyes. This can often ruin many pictures taken in poorly lit indoor spaces. Fixing red eye with iPhoto is simple: Click on the Red Eye button, then click on each eye using the crosshair pointer. Once you have done both […]

If any of your photos are crooked, you can use iPhoto to straighten. To straighten a photo in iPhoto, double-click on it in the Viewing area to open it in edit mode. Next, click on the Adjust button to open up the Adjust pane. You can then use the Straighten slider to gradually rotate your […]

To begin cropping an image in iPhoto, click with your pointer on an area of the image then drag to enclose the area you wish to keep and click on the Crop button or press Return on your keyboard. You can also choose preset image dimensions from the Constrain pulldown menu next to the Crop […]

iPhoto allows you to create albums that can be used to organize pictures by categories. To create a new album: Choose File, New Album (or click on the Add (+) button near the bottom left corner of the iPhoto window). If you clicked on the Add (+) button, select Album from the pulldown menu and […]

Before you can work with your photos in iPhoto, you must first import them as follows: Connect your digital camera to your Mac using a USB cable. Turn the camera on and set it to the correct mode for playback (this will vary by model). iPhoto will automatically open in Import mode. You will see […]

The iPhoto interface consists of four main areas: the Source list, the Info/Keywords/Calendar area, the Viewing area, and the Toolbar. The Source List displays any albums, slideshows, or books you’ve created. Your iPhoto Library will be listed at the top of the Source List. The Library contains all the photos you have imported into iPhoto. […]

iPhoto is the photo management application included with the iLife suite installed on all new Macs. In addition to letting you import, organize and share your pictures, iPhoto includes a number of editing features that will allow you to enhance your pictures and fix minor problems. A great feature of iPhoto is its ability to […]

The primary way to reduce the file size of an image is by increasing the amount of compression. In most image editing applications this is done by changing your settings in the Save As dialog box after you select a compressed format such as GIF or JPEG. Adobe Photoshop uses a separate Save for Web […]

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