Monday, November 05, 2007

iPhoto 7.1 (iLife 2008): better except for the red eye

After a few months of intermittent use and two weeks of regular use, I think  iPhoto 7.1 is quite a nice upgrade. Apple fixed a lot of iPhoto annoyances, though they again decided not to support Library merges.

There's one odd regression however. Red eye correction in previous versions of iPhoto was great -- significantly better than Aperture in my hands.

Now it closely resembles Aperture's red eye correction -- and I don't like it. Pupils are showing odd dark gray blobs rather than a reasonable facsimile of their true form and color.

Ouch. That's a heck of a regression.

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