Apply iPhoto effects to images

If you prefer working with iPhoto effects, you can apply them to your images from within Aperture. If you’ve applied an effect in iPhoto, such as a Matte effect or an Antique effect, you can adjust the effect’s parameters in Aperture as well.

Apply an iPhoto effect to an image

  1. Select an image.

  2. Choose iPhoto Effects from the Add Adjustment pop-up menu in the Adjustments inspector or the Adjustments pane of the Inspector HUD.

    iPhoto Effects controls
  3. Do either or both of the following:

    • To apply the Black & White, Sepia, or Antique effect to the image: Choose an option from the Effect pop-up menu.

      The Amount slider and value slider appear when you choose Antique from the Effect pop-up menu. Use the Amount controls to adjust the intensity of the Antique effect.

      Note: The None option removes the Black & White, Sepia, or Antique effect.

    • To apply the Matte, Vignette, Edge Blur, Fade, or Boost effect: Drag the slider or use the value slider for the effect.