Category Archives: aperture

Apple Books – great customer service

Exceptional customer service really sets Apple apart from any other book printing services I’ve used so far. And while they may not get things sorted out the first time, they always have on the second. One book I had printed … Continue reading

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Viovio photobook

cover Originally uploaded by mikefranklin. My search for the perfect book continues. I found Viovio when I was searching for something else. The prices looked quite reasonable ($5 per softcover + $0.25 per page), and while there was some online … Continue reading

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Aperture crashes when relocating masters

I’ve been trying to consolidate and clean up my many images (starting from 1988), and am moving referenced images to another folder, to clean up but also see if I’ve left any behind. For scanned images, I had separate folders … Continue reading

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Apple photobook

two page spread Originally uploaded by mikefranklin. I’ve uploaded to flickr some photos of my just-received hot-of-the-presses/frozen-in-transit photobook produced by Apple via Apple Aperture. Overall I’m impressed, though I’m not sure these photos do the book justice!

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Apple photo book – first impression

I ordered a photo book from Apple, via Aperture. I uploaded it last weekend; it shipped the Monday immediately afterwards, and arrived in Vermont the following Monday (shipped “regular” via fedex ground). Photos will follow, but here’s a preview: I … Continue reading

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Importing lots of photos into Aperture

I have about 150gb of photos from 1988 to the present: scanned images from film cameras, and images from digital cameras. I had been using Adobe Lightroom to process — but not to manange — my photos. Once I’d gotten … Continue reading

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aperture/blurb book update

[2006/03/06 the apple book has arrived] I ordered two books (same photos) from Apple and from Blurb. Both were uploaded last weekend. Apple sent an email on Monday noting that the book had been shipped. It’s coming from Portland, Oregon, … Continue reading

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