The original image files imported from your camera, memory card,
computer, or external storage media. The masters are never changed by Aperture, so
that the original image is preserved and can be used again.
The images you see and change in Aperture are called versions. Versions are
based on the original master, and you can change, copy, and adjust them any way
An image whose master resides in the Aperture library.
An image whose master resides outside the Aperture library in
another disk location. Aperture simply refers to the file in its current location, and the
hard disk drive or media holding the file must be accessible for Aperture to make
adjustments to the image.
A naming convention that you can apply to versions and masters as
they are imported or exported. Aperture provides a number of preset name formats,
and you can also create and save your own custom name formats.
Next, you’ll explore working with individual images to stack, compare, rate, and apply
keywords to them.