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How to use Brushes in iPhoto for iOS

Use iPhoto's Brushes effects to bring out the best features of your photos.


Automator workflow of the month: Convert and mail images

If you're in a rush to capture, convert, and send images from your digital camera, this workflow is a lifesaver.

How to make basic edits in iPhoto for iOS

Learn how to make basic edits to your photos using iPhoto for iOS.


Bugs & Fixes: Troubleshoot Journals in iPhoto for iOS

Ted Landau likes iPhoto for iOS a lot, but finds some issues with its Journals feature.

Simple techniques for photographing food

You've seen all the yucky food photos you can stomach. If you want to immortalize your meal, do it right. Lauren Crabbe offers up some tips that are easy enough to try at home--or at the cafe.


How to give your artwork that grungy, weathered look

Adding a grungy, weathered look to your illustrations and photos takes a bit of doing, but the results are well worth the effort. Chris McVeigh walks us through two ways to accomplish this effect.

Automator workflow of the month: Clear the iPod photo cache

If your Mac's storage space is dwindling for no apparent reason, a hidden iPod Photo cache folder may be the culprit. Use Automator to keep it trim.

Smart tips for sharing holiday photos

Here are some smart ways to share your photographs with others, whether you want to create large private galleries or instantly share from your iOS device.

Photo Booth power user features

If Photo Booth power users used to be uncommon, we're about to fix that.

How to make a photo journal in iPhoto

Use iPhoto's book-creation templates to combine your photographs with journal-length text descriptions for the perfect holiday gift.

Six iOS apps let you quickly create and send holiday cards

Buying, writing, and finally getting to the post office to send holiday cards to faraway friends and family can take a good chunk of time. With these iOS apps you can create and send cards in no time, and while on the go.

Control Photo Stream with iPhoto and Aperture

Once photographers upgrade to Aperture, they don’t spend much time with iPhoto. This reservoir system for Photo Stream brings iPhoto back in to the photography workflow.

Five ways to create and send holiday photo cards

It's the most wonderful time of the year. That's right, holiday card season! We take a look at five user-friendly options that make it easy to create and send photo cards to your loved ones.