Aperture has made it to version 1.5 without the ability to exclude pictures based on keyword. I want to have my screen saver display this year’s pictures rated *** or better, but without those I took for work. I suspect I’ll have to export the masters and import them back to a new project.
Speaking of the screen saver: it’s wonderful that Apple have Mac OS X automatically treat Aperture albums as screen savers in their own right, but I find the behaviour of the Crop slides to fit on screen feature somewhat bizarre when it encounters a photo in portrait orientation.
When I shoot in portrait, the most interesting part of the photo is usually in the top third or so. I’d like to see that third, but for whatever reason OS X feels compelled to show me my subject’s feet or crotch instead. Oops.
Update: I’ve found more smart folder breakage. Lucky me!