- iPhoto: Organize and Share Your Digital Photos
- First, install iPhoto
- Open iPhoto
- Import your photos to iPhoto
- Viewing your photos
- iPhoto Preferences
- Create an Album and add photos to it
- The Organize view
- Arrange the order of the photos
- Keywords and searching
- The Edit view
- The Book view
- The Share view
- Export copies of your photos in various formats
- Extra tips and information
You can set some basic characteristics that affect how you view your photos. Go to the iPhoto menu and choose "Preferences...."
Shadow: Show photos in the viewing area with a drop shadow effect against a white background.
Frame: Adjust the slider to set the background between black and white.
Align to grid: Keep all photos neatly aligned within an underlying invisible grid.
Most recent at top: Affect the order in which photos are displayed in the viewing area.
Rotate photos: Choose which direction photos will rotate in when you use the Rotate tool.
Double-clicking photos opens them in: Choose "Separate Window" if you want to have access to a customizable Edit toolbar. You can also choose to have them automatically open in something like Photoshop.
Assign/Search uses: What you choose here changes the Assign/Search area in the Organize pane (pages 280 281).
Slide Show: Set the Slide Show behaviors, including the music soundtrack.