updated 09:15 am EST, Wed January 25, 2006
Aperture book plugins
mac:method today released the first two book design plug-ins to work with Aperture, Apple's professional photography workflow application for Mac OS X. The book design plug-ins work seamlessly to expand available creative options by providing additional themes and filters within Aperture's book design module. The first two themes, called "Fade To Black" and "Snowblind," feature 20 page layouts and over 50 additional CoreImage-based filters that can be applied to photographs used in the layout. Each page layout also feature dramatic gradient masks that allow photographers to fade the edges of photos into the black or white backgrounds of the pages. Each theme includes layouts for large hard cover and soft cover books. Both plug-ins are available immediately for $20 each or in a Combo-Pack that includes both plug-ins for $35.