Tag Archives: Aperture 3

Aperture 4 – A Wish List from a Photographer

Aperture 4 needs to bring it home. Lightroom is winning more and more converts as Aperture loses the community it needs. This is happening for 4 basic reasons: Users perceive an advantage for Lightroom for Photoshop centric workflow and/or RAW processing Less advanced brush controls and sharing Smaller community and third-party development Apple’s perceived movement away from […]

Lightroom vs Aperture – All their features compared

Ever wonder what all the differences are between Lightroom 4 and Aperture 3? This article lists all the major differences and explains why you care. The differences between the two are so small, that in the end you should choose one over the other based on personal preference. (With this announcement this comparison seems a […]

Deciding on a the “RAW” Colorspace for Lightroom 4 and ACR 7 vs. Aperture 3

You’re concerned your choice of Post Processing software will affect your final product’s colors. You want to protect you RAW files from the evils and unknowns of color space choices. Bottom line up front Don’t choose between Lightroom or Aperture based on how they handle you’re image’s color. If getting the print’s color the way […]

Adobe CS6 Photoshop Update 13.1.2 / 13.0.4

No noticeable difference in display I’m writing this short post just to show this post has no point I don’t see anything in the threads about what this wording meant but I don’t see any changes to Retina support. Here’s a before and after showing it had no noticeable effect. Photoshop CS6 had Retina (HiDPI) […]

7 Steps to Switching from Aperture to Lightroom

7 Steps to Switching from Aperture to Lightroom 1. Understand Catalogs Think Card Catalog at the library. It doesn’t have books in it. It just keeps track of where they are and what the books have in them. It also knows any changes you make. It’s most like your Aperture Library except it can’t hold […]

Lightroom 4 and ACR vs. Aperture 3 for Photo Editing; 3 Reasons to Choose Lightroom and Why I Didn’t

A toe to toe match between ACR  Lightroom 4 and Aperture 3 Bottom Line Up Front Lightroom 4 and ACR (Adobe Camera Raw) have exceeded Aperture on every level I care about and would drastically improve my editing workflow except in Retina support. If you have a high ppi display AKA Retina then go with […]

Tips for Colorspace in Aperture 3 Workflow

Colorspace Colorspace Colorspace where fore art though Colorspace? Bottom Line Up Front If you are using Aperture 3 and shooting RAW then you are already covered, don’t do a thing. Sort and edit and process your little heart out without worrying about color space during these processes.  Your export choice will be where the decision is made. Set your […]