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Three Mac photo apps that imitate film

Give digital photos the charm of old Kodachrome photos and toy cameras. These three low-cost applications give you a number of easy ways to imitate the film look on your Mac.

Discover Preview's hidden image editing powers

With Preview, you can adjust an image’s tonality, color, and even select objects within the shot to copy and add to other photographs. Take a quick photographer’s tour of this handy imaging application.

Six essential iPhoto editing tricks

If you edit your images in iPhoto, these easy-to-learn tricks can save you time and improve your final results.

Control your online albums with iPhoto

iPhoto ‘09 can extend its organizational powers well beyond your desktop into the realm of online albums. From within iPhoto, you can manage your Flickr and Facebook albums with ease.

Improve photos fast with cropping

The single photo editing tool that can do the most to turn a bad image into a keeper is your crop tool. With it you can re-compose your shot after you've taken it.

Tricks for editing your iPhone photos

A few tweaks in a photo editor can greatly improve your iPhone photographs, whether they were taken with a first-generation iPhone's 2-megapixel camera or the iPhone 4's 5-megapixel camera.

Eight tools to map and share your travels

Don't keep your adventures all to yourself. Share your locations, photos, and stories from the road with these inexpensive Websites and apps.

Bugs & Fixes: MobileMe Gallery roadblocks with iOS devices

Ted Landau ran into several roadblocks when trying upload a collection of photos from his iPad to MobileMe Gallery.

Eight tips for photographing panoramas

Stitching tools makes creating big, detailed panoramas from a series of photos easy. Here's how to shoot for the best results.

Five tips for speeding up iPhoto

Finding iPhoto a bit sluggish for your tastes? Here are five ways that you can turn Apple's photo program from a tortoise into a hare.

Emptying iPhoto's stubborn trash

Usually you can empty iPhoto's trash with a Control (right) click. Not so when iPhoto misbehaves. Here are solutions.

How to move from iPhoto '09 to Aperture 3

You've decided to pack-up your digital photo library and make the big move from iPhoto '09 to Aperture 3. Luckily, if you're using the latest versions of both applications, the transition has never been easier. With a little planning, you can migrate your iPhoto library quickly and easily.

Ten expert design tips for your scrapbooks

Scrapbooking sounds easy, but like all crafts, it's the details that count. Here are some simple rules that will make your scrapbooks shine.

Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshooting Aperture 3

A week after Aperture 3's release, Apple has already posted more than two dozen Knowledge Base articles on the various problems you might encounter with the new version. Ted Landau runs through potential Aperture pitfalls and how you can get around them.

Shoot tethered to control your camera from your Mac

Use your Mac to control your DSLR, point-and-shoot, or iPhone camera from afar. With a USB cable and the right software, you can preview and capture images directly from your computer.