MacMost: Photography

MacMost Now 694: Compressing Images With iPhoto and Preview
4/9/12
Learn how to compress an image to create a small file for uploading to a web site or sending via email. You can use iPhoto's export function for this. If the image is not in your iPhoto library, then you can also use Preview to create a compressed version without buying any new software.
MacMost Now 692: Framing Photos in Pages
4/4/12
You can use the page layout functionality in Pages to frame your photos in various ways using borders, frames, shapes and reflections. You can print these framed photos, or export them as PDF files.
MacMost Now 612: Viewing Photos With the Finder
9/30/11
If you want to view a folder full of photos in the Finder, you can do it using one of several Finder window views. You can also enlarge the icons, use Quick Look or Preview.
MacMost Now 559: Importing Photos Using Image Capture
5/27/11
If you don't want every photo from your camera to go into your iPhoto library, you may want to use an alternative method for importing. You can use the Finder to drag and drop photos directly from the SD card. You can also use Image Capture, an application that comes with your Mac, to import photos to folders, iPhoto, or other applications. You can also manage the photos on your card or camera with Image Capture.
MacMost Now 550: Sharing Photos With Flickr
5/6/11
Flickr is another service that you can use to share photos with friends and family. It is a better option than email large files. You can share directly from iPhoto with Flickr, but have to pay a small fee for unlimited use.
MacMost Now 549: Sharing Photos With Picasa
5/4/11
Another great way to share photos is with Google's free Picasa service. You can use the Mac application to upload photos and then share them with friends or embed a slideshow on your own web site.
MacMost Now 548: MobileMe Photo Galleries
5/2/11
MobileMe photo galleries are one of many ways to share photos with friends. You can create them directly from iPhoto. They can be shared publicly or password-protected. You can allow your friends to download the photos or even add to the gallery.
MacMost Now 529: iPad 2 Cameras
3/18/11
Take a look at the iPad 2's cameras. While they are fine for video chatting and posting online, they are not good enough quality for even casual photography. See a side-by-side comparison with the iPhone 4's camera.
MacMost Now 477: Editing Photos in iPhoto 11
11/15/10
In iPhoto 11 you can touch up your photos in several ways. You can cure red-eye, fix blemishes, straighten photos and more. You can also enhance or alter the colors in your photos in a number of ways. iPhoto always remembers the original photo, so you can revert even after changes have been made.
MacMost Now 450: iPhone HDR Photography
9/13/10
Check out the new HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography feature of the iPhone 4 and iOS 4.1. The iPhone takes three versions of the picture with different exposures and combines them to make the best image.
MacMost Now 432: iPhone Camera Apps
8/2/10

Take a look at five camera apps for the iPhone 4 that help you take better pictures and apply special effects and other elements when you are done. Learn how to two panoramas, time delay shots and time lapse.

MacMost Now 402: Organizing Your Photos in iPhoto 09
5/24/10
There are many ways to organize your photos in iPhoto. But the best method involves using keywords to tag each photo so you can search your collection for anything at any time.
MacMost Now 393: iPad Camera Connection Kit
5/3/10
You can use the iPad Camera Connection Kit to import photos directly from your camera or an SD card. You can also connect USB headsets and some keyboards.
MacMost Now 387: Viewing Photos On Your iPad
4/19/10
The Photos app is used to view pictures on your iPad that you sync from iPhoto or iTunes. Although the app is very limited, photos do look great on the iPad screen.
MacMost Now 341: Beyond the Ken Burns Effect
1/6/10
The Ken Burns Effect in iMovie 09 is the default setting for photos inserted into an iMovie project. But you can use it for more than just adding a little motion. You can pan and zoom to focus on objects or move along an image. You can even zoom in and then back out and other similar effects.
MacMost Now 326: Paintbrush and Seashore
12/2/09
The Mac doesn't come with any drawing tools. Fortunately, two free programs give you some basic ability to draw and edit images. Check out Paintbrush and Seashore for Mac in this excerpt from the MacMost.com Guide to Switching to the Mac.
MacMost Now 325: Custom Slideshows With Titles Using iMovie
11/30/09
Use iMovie 09 to create custom slideshows from your photographs. You can add titles before and between images, as well as text over photos. You can also add transitions, music and audio narration.
MacMost Now 301: Using Image Capture to Control Your Camera
10/5/09
The Image Capture program on your Mac can give you direct control over the pictures on your digital camera. You can even take pictures with your camera while connected to your Mac. You can also create Web pages and PDFs using your photos.
MacMost Now 280: Making Twitter and Facebook Icons with iPhoto
8/17/09
Learn how to take a photo in iPhoto 09 and make a small square icon to use as your icon or avatar in social media networks like Twitter, Facebook and other blogs and forums throughout the Web.
MacMost Now 267: The iPhone 3GS Camera
7/17/09
Take a close look at the iPhone 3GS camera and compare it to the iPhone 3G. It has many advantages, including the ability to record video. It can act as a replacement for both a compact still camera and a mini camcorder.