Apple's Aperture may still be Mac-limited but with Lightroom looming Apple have decided to provide a 30 day trial. Now how hard was that? Anyway, now I've also got a Mac there's no excuse other than time pressure for trying it.

Helpfully O'Reilly have launched an Inside Aperture blog with handy advice on spending another $1000 or more so the program doesn't run sluggishly on your new Mac. Oh well, but let's keep an open mind….