Tag: Album

How to make sense of the Apple Photos interface

We already asked, can Apple Photos replace Aperture?, and no, it can’t, but it’s still a very good tool for managing your family photo collection, where the ability to capture, find and share pictures simply is the key. To anyone used to a full-on image-cataloguing tool, though, or even the old iPhoto, it feels like being dropped into a very strange place. Apple Photos doesn’t look and behave like regular photo organising applications. In most programs you click on a container, such as a folder or an album, and you see all the pictures it contains as thumbnail images....

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Aperture users: 3 ways Lightroom could drive you mad!

Aperture users are bound to take a sneaky peek over the garden fence from time to time at its chief rival, Lightroom. Lightroom has some great editing tools and every release brings more. If only Aperture had automatic lens corrections, a Graduated Filter tool, Radial Filter, the perspective-correcting Upright tool and all the rest! By comparison, Aperture can feel like it’s stuck in some kind of development backwater. But fancy editing tools are only half the story. These two programs have another, equally important job. Actually, I’m going to say it’s more important. They also have to catalog your...

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