An Introduction to iLife '09
Course Description This hands-on course introduces students to the features and interface of iLife ?09. iLife ?09 is a suite of digital authoring tools that comes with every Mac: iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iDVD, and iWeb. You will learn to create media-rich digital projects, and share them online with a few clicks. You will also learn to easily create stunning music, websites, and photo books, and enjoy your photos and videos in exciting new ways.
Course Outline
Day 1
Getting Photos into iPhoto
Shooting Pictures, Connecting Your Camera to iPhoto, Importing Pictures from a Camera or Card, Importing Video from a Camera, and Importing Picture Files
Arranging Your Pictures
Viewing Pictures, Organizing Your Events, Building Picture Albums, Hiding and Discarding Pictures, Describing your Pictures and Searching Your iPhoto Library
Editing Your Pictures
Cropping Pictures, Rotating and Strengthening Pictures, Touching Up Pictures, and Applying Adjustments and Effects
Sharing a Movie
Using iTunes to Share a Movie, on Your iPod, iPhone or Apple TV, Posting Your Movie on YouTube, Putting a Movie in Your .Mac Web Gallery, Publishing a Movie to the iLife Media Browser, and Exporting a QuickTime Movie
Editing Your Movie
Organizing Your Workspace, Skimming Video to Select Shots, Working with Advanced Tools, Using Keywords, Assembling Your Edit, Shaping the Narrative, Extracting and Shifting Audio, Using a Variety of Shots, and Recording a Voiceover
Finishing Your Movie
Trimming to Perfect Your Edit, Adding Still Images to your Movie, Rotating a Photo, Creating a Still Image from Your Video, Creating Transitions, Correcting Color, Adjusting Color to Create Effects, and Adding Titles and Credits
Working with Audio in iMovie
Adjusting Audio Tracks and Sound Levels, Adding Sound Effects and Adding Music
Scoring an iMovie or QuickTime Video
Creating a New Movie Score Project, Working with Video Files in the Media Browser, Preparing the Project for Scoring, Building a Soundtrack in the Timeline, Using Track Automation Curves, Monitoring Tracks, Working with a Software Instrument Loop, and Sharing a GarageBand Project
Recording a Podcast
Creating a New Podcast Project, Editing the Podcast, Working with Artwork and Markers, and Adding Episode Info to a Podcast
Creating a Website
Deciding the Site?s Purpose, Choosing a Template, Making the Homepage, Publishing the Site and Adding and Linking New Pages
Creating Blogs, Photo Pages and Podcasts
Building a Photo Page, Building a Blog, and Making a Podcast