Image ‘healing’ tools in Apple’s Aperture. They are not really designed for large-scale cloning and repairs – that’s where you need a program like Photoshop – but they are ideal for smaller objects and blemishes, including sensor spots.
The photo synchronising system used by Apple before the widespread adoption of its iCloud Photos system. With photo stream, the last 1,000 images or the last 30 days’ worth are automatically synchronised across your devices. The newer iCloud Photos system has no such limitation, synchronising all your photos so that every picture you take is […]
A display mode in Aperture where you can arrange a group of images on a ‘virtual’ table to plan an effective layout or presentation or just to decide which images fit best together.
The tools used in Apple’s image cataloguing program to ‘Lift’ adjustments from one image and ‘Stamp’ them on another. It’s a quick way to copy adjustments from one image to many others.
The iPhone comes in two sizes – standard and ‘Plus’ – and the iPhone 7 Plus has two cameras, one with a regular 28mm equivalent wideangle lens and the other with a 56mm equivalent lens. It uses both in combination with ‘computational imaging’ to offer a continuous zoom feature and a ‘portrait’ mode which adds […]
Apple’s digital tablet, which comes in different sizes and memory configurations. The smallest and lightest is the iPad Mini, while the largest and most powerful is the iPad Pro.
The name of the operating system for iPhones and iPads. It’s often used to distinguish apps for these devices from those for Android devices. Most apps are available in both iOS and Android versions.
Apple’s cloud-based storage service, integrated into its desktop and iOS (iPhone and iPad) operating systems. You can use it to make your photos available on all your devices via iCloud Photos and the Photos app, though as with other cloud services, once you’ve used up your initial free allocation, further storage has to be paid […]
Where regular image-editing tools use ‘plug ins’ for additional effects and options, the Apple Photos app uses ‘extensions’. These are relatively few in number at the moment, but the number is growing.