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Photos for Mac and iOS: The Missing Manual available for pre-order

Photos for Mac and iOS: The Missing Manual

Amazon has my upcoming book available for pre-order! Here’s their description:

Whether you’re on a Mac or iOS device, Apple’s new Photos app makes it easy to transfer photos from a digital camera, organize them, edit them, and publish, print, or share them. But, alas, there’s no printed manual for the program. That’s where this witty, objective book comes in. Veteran Missing Manual author Lesa Snider provides step-by-step instructions and expert advice to help you:

Organize your collection. Discover all of the options for grouping and labeling your pictures.
Sharpen your editing skills. Learn how to use all of Photos’ editing options whether you’re on a Mac or iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch.
Share images online. Get your photos to everyone on your list by posting them on iCloud, Facebook, and more.
Dive into creative projects. Have fun building slideshows, gift books, calendars, and cards.

8 'side doors' for importing images into Photos for OS X and iOS

OS X and iOS are very wise. They know full well that you’ll encounter files you want to import into Photos in several places on your Mac and iOS devices, including from within other apps. In this column, you’ll discover several convenient sidedoors into Photos that work whether the program is running or not...click here to read the full story on Macworld.com

4 things iPhoto can do that Photos can't (yet)

While it’s true that Apple is phasing out iPhoto in favor of its new Photos app, iPhoto is still an incredibly powerful program and includes many features you likely know nothing about. If you don’t plan on moving to Yosemite 10.10.3, or if you elect to keep using iPhoto when you do—yep, it’ll still work!—here are four useful things that iPhoto can do that even the new Photos app currently cannot...click here to read the full story on Macworld.com