Step 1: A perfect view
When you’re working on and edit or project, the right view mode is important. Tap the V key to cycle through the Browser, Split and Viewer modes.
Step 2: Open a project
Double-click to open an existing project, or hold Cmd+N to create a new project, Cmd+Shift+N to create a new folder or Cmd+L to create an album.
Step3: Quick Import
If you want to import images into a new or existing project, press Cmd+I to open the Import Browser, and navigate to where the images are. It’s that easy.
Step 4: Change it up
There are some more keyboard shortcuts which will help you view your images in different ways. Press Ctrl+G to view your photos in a grid.
Step 5: Size it up
When viewing your photos in a grid, you can press Cmd+[ to increase the size of the thumbnails on your screen, or Cmd+] to decrease a thumbnail’s size.
Step 6: Make a list
If your Aperture Library is really organised, you can view your project images in a list format to see ratings, flags, and other details. Simply press Ctrl+L.
Step 7: Show the Inspector
Editing your photos can be a much quicker process using shortcuts. Press the I key to show the Inspector. The I key will also hide the Inspector.
Step 8: Make some adjustments
Click the Adjustments tab. Press Ctrl+C to adjust colour or Ctrl+M to transform to black and white. Press Cmd+’+’ to zoom in and Cmd+’-’ to zoom out.