How To Organize Your Pictures in Apple’s iPhoto
iLife is the most essential software suite on a Mac. iLife is a set of three Apps, comprising iPhoto, GarageBand and iMovie. The suite is designed and developed by Apple itself, Today i am going to explain you guys how to organize your pictures using iPhoto. iPhoto is an awesome app to do more your picture collection, in fact its the perfect programe to manage your digital media like photos and video footages captured from your iPhone, iPad, iPod’s, Camera’s or other post PC devices.
Apple’s iPhoto allows its users to edit, manage, retouch, add effects, create tags and do much more with your photograph collection on iPhoto. Apple has designed iPhoto not just to manage your photos but do a lot more. Many of us think that the additional features are unnecessary and we dont bother to give it a try, but the fact is that the features are even more interesting than just managing your photos, Features which allow users to add effects to the photos, adjust settings and lots more.
If someone’s looking for just an album management app, then the stock Photos app on iPhone/iPad is good enough. But what about if you want to edit a lot of photos at once, or lets say you want to add specific retouching effects to certain photos, share a your batch or other things like that? What do you do? Search for something in the options? Duh! Thats the time you install iPhoto. I’l list my five favorite essential tips below that will help you organize your photos in the right methord on Mac or any iOS device.
1. Create An Photo Album
The most important tip to manage your photos is creating an Album, Keeping all your photos in order. Adding an iPhoto Album is not simple.
To create an album:
- On the Main screen of Apple iPhoto tap the arrow on the top-right
- Select photos which you wish to make an album out of
- Then click on ‘Add To’
- Choose New Album and give a tittle
2. Keep an Eye on Multiple Pictures to Delete Duplicated Photos
Many of us have a habit of taking multiple pictures to avoid in accuracy or to create an option while selecting a picture, Imporing duplicated or similar photos in iPhoto. To delete such unwanted photos you can choose the multiple view option, allowing yourself to have a faster look at photos in the library. Once selected you can tap one photo and when it loads the preview, hold and tap the other image which you would like to compare. After your decision you can end up deleting the unwanted photo creating some space on your mac.
3. Using Favorites and Flags
Managing huge list of photos can take hours, Using iPhoto’s favorite and flag options is a great way to manage photos based on what you choose to keep, share and things you want to edit – quicker. According to iPhoto, the Flag option is useful when you want to mark some pics for editing in the future. Which might include photos that you need to adjust the contrast, bring up the brightness. Once your done editing, you can save the photos to a particular album or just keep it as a favorite, being easily accessible in iPhoto.
4. Hidden Images
There is also a feature called Hide Images, The feature allows your library to load the photo preview hiding selected images which you can hide from appearing with the rest. The images dont appear in iPhoto but are still present there. To Hide a photo you have to tap on the ‘X’ when you preview photos, which will hide from the camera roll.
5. Switch Between Views
While exploring the iPhoto Experience, if you wish to switch between flagged photos, favorite photos or all other, you can tap on the top-left corner. which brings down a list of options which you can choose, changing the view. Here you can select to keep an eye on just the hidden photos or the edited photos that you’ve “favorited” or flagged.
If you wish not to purchase the entire iLife Suite, iPhoto can be download from iTunes Store for $4.99. The iOS app has a very responsive user interface that is premium and elegant. With a tons of effects, you can unleash your creativity and share them with your social networks.