Aperture : Introduction

One Day Course

Overview

This is an Apple authorised course designed for professional photographers and serious amateurs who want to master this revolutionary application for managing, editing and archiving digital photographs.

This comprehensive course takes you step by step through Aperture's powerful photo editing, image retouching, image recognition, proofing, publishing and archiving features. You need no previous experience to attend this course.

Public Course Dates & Pricing

7th Jan 15 King's Cross £345 + VAT RESERVE  NOW
18th Feb 15 Waterloo £345 + VAT RESERVE  NOW
1st Apr 15 King's Cross £345 + VAT RESERVE  NOW
13th May 15 Waterloo £345 + VAT RESERVE  NOW
24th Jun 15 King's Cross £345 + VAT RESERVE  NOW
  • Public Courses

    Maximum class size of five (the smallest in London) so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

    From £345 + VAT

    Discount Info
  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £499 + VAT

    Free Consultation

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Aperture workflow and layouts
    • Importing from a memory card
    • Understanding Camera RAW
    • Using Masters and Versions
    • Rating, editing and outputting images

    Evaluating images
    • Using Quick Preview
    • Grouping images into Stacks
    • Using the Centered Loupe
    • Assigning ratings
    • Using Faces to recognise people
    • Using GPS location data to explore photos by location
    • Assigning a location to an image

    Organising your project
    • Using keywords
    • Using the Metadata inspector
    • Sorting images dynamically
    • Search queries

    Editing your images
    • Editing workflow
    • White balancing
    • Sensor dust and red-eye removal
    • Working with RAW files
    • Using the Recovery slider
    • Using the Exposure slider
  • Correcting tone
    • Adjusting tone before colour
    • Reading a histogram
    • Setting levels
    • Adjusting highlights and shadows
    • Using adjustment presets

    Correcting colour
    • Adjusting white balance with the Eyedropper
    • Lift and stamp
    • Round-trip editing

    Enhancing images
    • Using the Retouch brush
    • Using non-destructive, edge-aware brushes in Aperture
    • Noise reduction
    • Sharpening images
    • Creating multimedia shows

    Questions and answers

Who Are We?

Media Training is the UK's largest provider of instructor led, creative training courses.

We offer over 200 classroom based training courses in design, web, video, marketing, writing and business skills.

Authorised Training Partner

Kings Cross Centre

Waterloo Centre

Discounts

Are you a freelancer or a registered charity?

You could qualify for up to
15% OFF
Tell us when you reserve.

Why Choose Us?

  • We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

  • We're the UK's largest Adobe Authorised centre. Our trainers are accredited with vast industry experience.

  • Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

  • Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

  • The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

  • Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive on your course.

  • We don't say goodbye when you leave the centre. We'll be around to answer your questions when you need us.

  • We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We won't send you out to the shops with a voucher.

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