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Aperture 3 – Updated In The Mac App Store

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Aperture is designed for iPhoto users who want to get more out of their photos. It includes powerful tools for refining images, showcasing your work, and managing massive libraries on your Mac. Enhanced Faces and Places provide new ways to organize images. Nondestructive brushes with built-in edge detection make precision retouching of photographs intuitive and fast. Choose from dozens of built-in adjustment presets, or create your own to give your photos a custom look. Advanced slideshows support HD video and give you complete control over text, transitions, and timing. And stunning full-screen views let you use every inch of your Mac display to navigate and browse your entire library.

 

This app has just been updated and it’s a free update but if you haven’t already downloaded this app you can do so here, it retails $79.99/£54.99/download

Organize photos using Faces and Places

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• Use face detection and recognition to organize your photos by the people in them
• Explore photos based on where you took them, using robust GPS support
• Drag photos to an interactive map to add location data easily
• Preserve all your Faces and Places data when importing photos from iPhoto

 

Perfect images with brushes

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• Retouch photos nondestructively using edge-aware brushes
• Handle the most common touch-up tasks with a set of 10 Quick Brushes
• Easily paint adjustments into specific parts of the image using built-in edge detection

Add professional imaging effects with adjustment presets

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• Apply any combination of adjustment settings with a single selection
• Choose from dozens of ready-to-use presets or create and share your own presets
• See results of any preset in a live preview window before applying it to an image

 

Create stunning multimedia slideshows

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• Use professionally designed themes to weave together photos and HD video clips
• Add text to slides using your choice of fonts, styles, and colors
• Build a layered soundtrack with location audio clips and music tracks

Photo Stream

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• Photo Stream view displays recent photos taken on your iOS devices
• Automatically import Photo Stream photos into your Aperture library
• Automatically send newly imported photos to all your iOS devices

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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