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Shortcuts for working with iPhoto ’08 thumbnails

Learn a few keyboard shortcuts for working in iPhoto ’08’s thumbnail view

Five reasons to try Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

PC World's Dave Johnson focuses on five aspects of Photoshop Lightroom that should interest any serious photographer.

Create a visual catalog of settings and error messages

Learn a simple way to keep track of various settings on your Mac, as well as those obscure error messages that may occasionally pop up.

Move the distortion effects position in Photo Booth

A very simple tip that explains how to move the distortion effect’s position in Photo Booth.

Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshooting advice and Mac OS X 10.5.3

Ted Landau looks at Photoshop file corruption and Mac OS X 10.5.3 as well as troubleshooting tips on trashing your cache in this week’s Bugs & Fixes column.

Turn to Path Styler Pro for logos, title graphics

Path Styler Pro helps you produce high-quality logos and title graphics in either Illustrator or Photoshop with a noticeable ease of use. James Dempsey takes a closer look at the plugin.

Color correcting digital camera images

As far as digital technology has come, there’s still one thing that digital cameras won’t do: give you perfect color every time. But unfortunately, every digital camera sneaks some kind of color cast into your images. Here’s how to get your color in line.

Great Flickr add-ons

If you think you’ve seen all Flickr can do, you may be in for a surprise. An abundance of Flickr add-ons and related Web sites make the photo-sharing experience faster, nimbler, and more fun.

Release your inner artist

Photoshop offers a far greater range of artistic potential than most users realize. However, most Photoshop users don’t get any further than running a single filter on an image.

Mac OS X Hints - Aug. 2007

Rob Griffiths offers power tips on how to speed up iPhoto image burning, borrow a drive from another Mac, navigate iTunes’ Cover Flow, use Preview to create image files and much more.

Play the stock market

Your job title may be something like teacher, salesperson, or HR manager, but somehow you end up creating newsletters, brochures, presentations, and Web sites. True, you weren’t trained for these tasks, but just because you’re not a designer doesn’t mean you can’t fake it.

From iPhoto to Aperture

As your photography skills and gear advance, you may start running into iPhoto’s limitations. Perhaps you need more image-adjustment tools or want a better way to manage and back up pictures. If so, it’s time to make the transition to Aperture.

Mac 911 - June 2007

Christopher Breen has solutions on ways to take out iPhoto’s trash, make Word multilingual, switch off Spotlight, change Office’s registration, remove quotes in Mail and quickly switch audio input and output.