In case it wasn’t clear… Aperture is about to die . “When Photos for OS X is available this spring, Aperture will no longer be available for purchase from the Mac App Store.” This means You won’t be able to buy Aperture new. There will be no further development or mechanism to get updates for Aperture. […]
The first step in organizing a new repository is getting the files all in one place. The goal is to clean off all of the various drives on which they are found. In this step, duplicate files and directories will be created.
If, like me, you have some work to do to get your archives in proper shape before moving to Lightroom, I am creating a guide to help you escape the quagmire.
Last July, Apple announced that development on Aperture would cease. Last October, Adobe announced an Aperture Import Plugin for Lightroom. Both announcements garnered groans from me. The writing was on the wall. It was time for me to finally become a Adobe switcher. To explain, I have to share a bit of background. I come […]
Before I start this article, let’s set the record straight. I’m a long time Aperture user… I started with Aperture the first day it was released. My Aperture library tracks my evolution with digital photography and it was one of my favorite tools for years. A while back I decided to switch from Aperture to […]
Breaking up is hard to do. No one likes coming to the realization that a once blossoming relationship is now dwindling, leaving you less than fulfilled and perhaps jaded. When Apple dealt the blow back in June that it was killing my beloved Aperture, I was heartbroken. I was an early adopter of Aperture. Actually, because […]
Many Mac users have decided to switch from Aperture or iPhoto to Lightroom. Adobe has just released a new tool to help easily migrate existing Aperture and iPhoto libraries into Lightroom with a free Lightroom plug-in. What Comes Over Most of the important stuff makes the move Flags Star Ratings Keywords GPS Data Rejects Hidden Files Color Labels* Stacks* Face […]