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How to speed up a slow iPhoto library

A casual photographer finds that his 10,000-image library causes iPhoto to slow to a crawl. Chris Breen offers a way to kick it into gear.

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How to process raw images in Photoshop Elements

How to make editing raw images part of your natural workflow with Photoshop Elements.

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How to print captions with your iPhoto images

Care to import, caption, and print your pictures with those same captions? iPhoto provides a way to do just that.

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Portrait retouching in five easy steps

How to use Aperture to create alluring photos of friends and family.

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How to control focus and depth of field on your iPhone camera

Tips and tricks for adjusting camera controls on your favorite camera phone.

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How to shoot the best portraits with your iPhone

Whether you're taking a self-portrait, or a photo of a family member or furry friend, these smart tips guarantee you'll put the best face forward.

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How to create a photo book with Lightroom 5

Tips and tricks for using the Blurb plug-in for a professional looking photo book.

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How to turn old photos into new holiday calendars

Digitizing film-printed images and gathering them into a calendar is a great way to make a gift and give these old photos some new life. We take you step-by-step from start to finish.

Exploring iPhoto's ratings, keywords, and local sharing features

In this final iPhoto lesson, Chris Breen shows you how to assign ratings and keywords, as well as how to share local iPhoto libraries.

How to use iPhoto's Faces and Places features

iPhoto gives you plenty of ways to file and find your images. Professor Breen discusses two of the most attractive—Faces and Places.

How to post iPhone 5s slo-mo videos to Instagram and elsewhere

Can't get the iPhone 5s to post slow-motion clips to Instagram? Here's how you can make it work the way you want to.

Everything you need to know about sharing iPhoto images

In this week's Mac 101 lesson, Professor Breen provides the steps necessary to share your digital images with others.

Organizing and creating iPhoto projects

iPhoto is more than just a digital shoebox for your photos. With it you can organize your photos into albums and share those albums as printed projects. Chris Breen shows you how.

What every iPhoto user should know about image editing

If you've done nothing more with iPhoto that toss your images into it like an old shoebox, it's time to dig into the best of those pictures and edit them into works of art. Chris Breen shows you how.

Up and running with Photo Stream

In this week's Mac 101, Dr. Breen examines Photo Stream, the iCloud service that lets you easily sync and share images.