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Unable to join Photo Stream on OS X 10.8.5

I received an email invitation to join a Photo Stream. When I clicked on the "Join this Photo Stream" link on my MacBook Pro, I was taken to a page with the following message: Photo Stream ...
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Why is iPhoto for iOS is “updating photo library” so slowly every time I open it?

Every time I open iPhoto on the iPad, I get an "updating photo library" dialog that sometimes takes minutes to process. I often get it again after editing and sharing a photo within the app. I ...
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How can I change the default behaviour when selecting images from iPhoto form another application?

I use iPhoto to store all my photos. If I'm in another application or using a browser based app and want to upload or select an image, I select Media > Photos from the sidebar in the Open/Select ...
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Iphone 5S camera roll keeps 'restoring'

My iphone 5S camera roll keeps saying 'restoring' at the bottom. I've tried reboots, hard reset, removing photos, removing icloud, and restoring the phone from a backup. I've checked all my icloud ...
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There was a problem connecting to the Server

Whenever iPhoto or iMovie are running I get this message I did recently add some photos directly from my NAS to iPhoto, does this mean I can now only use iPhoto when I'm on my home network? Surely ...
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Is there a way to export images with Faces you have tagged in iPhoto?

My iPhoto library is getting insanely large and my iMac is getting quite slow. I would like to start a new library with only 5 star photos(about 2500) yet retain the Faces tags. Is this possible?
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Smart Folder not picking up images in subfolders

Until recently I used this excellent tip, to create a (smart) folder on my mac showing all the screenshots that I have taken with my iPhone (via the iPhoto directory system and photostream). This was ...
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Remove some photos (or videos) from iPhoto without deleting from Flickr

I have a very large iPhoto library with photos and videos shared to Flickr using the built-in iPhoto/Flickr integration. I've run into problems with the size of my iPhoto library (>100GB) so I'm ...
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Open picture currently displayed in Screen Saver?

TL;DR In iTunes, you can press Command-L (Controls/Go to Current Song) to see what is playing. Is there a similar function to Go To Current Photo (in iPhoto) when I see a picture in the screen ...
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“Picture Calendar” themed iPhoto calendar six-photo layout orientation

I am trying to make a calendar in iPhoto '09 (8.1.2) in OS X 10.8.5, using the Picture Calendar theme, and it has decided to give December a vertical (sometimes called "portrait" by the unwashed) ...
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Sync problem between iPhoto and Dropbox?

Deleted Event or picture is not getting deleting from Dropbox . My iPhoto is Sync with dropbox and all my files are up o iPhoto are in dropbox . When I delete an Event or picture in my iPhoto library ...
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Do either iPhoto or Aperture allow me to keep my photo files in a quite “normal” directory structure?

I would like to switch from picasa to iphoto or aperture. However, I have heard (and googled) that, to some degree, these programs don't keep your photos as normal photo files in your drive's ...
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iPhoto hates uppsala. Can't change the name of a collection

I feel like I am taking crazy pills, but I have the following problem on iPhoto '09. I have a collection with pictures I took in Uppsala. I noticed that the collection was called Uppsal, so I tried to ...
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in iPhoto, how to locate photos NOT in a particular photo stream?

I've noticed that if I add the same photo to a photo stream more than once, iPhoto is apparently not smart enough to recognize that it's a duplicate, and instead goes ahead and adds the photo a second ...
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Mac App Store downloading apps again and again

I recently upgraded to Mavericks. I updated all the Apple Apps like Aperture, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Voice-Update, Xcode 5. And they updated gracefully. But whenever I am starting my Mac from a ...
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Delete all pictures in an album from library in Aperture

I have created smart albums, the content of which I have exported to new libraries. I now wish to delete the pictures in these albums from the Aperture library. Is there a way to delete all pictures ...
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Is there a way to see what activity iPhoto is doing with Flickr?

.Is there any way to see what activity is going on in iPhoto behind the scenes? Below is what I am seeing on OS X 10.8/iPhoto 11 (the arrows are spinning.) I'm guessing iPhoto is updating Flickr or ...
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Downloading Google+ photos into iPhoto

I have a bunch of photos uploaded to Google+ from an Android phone. I'd like to import them into iPhoto on my Mac, which is where I store my photos. Is there an easy way to do this?
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Scripting iphoto for face detection?

A coworker just asked me if I could help him script iPhoto, but I'm totally inexperienced with iPhoto and with scripting apps. He has thousands of photos and he needs to filter out those that do not ...
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iPhoto library gone - instead I see the AlbumData.xml file

My iPhoto library has gone. When I start iPhoto, it ask for a new library. I use iPhoto '11 (version 9.2) and my iPhoto Library folder was packaged. Instead of the package, I now have a folder called ...
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how to integrate social media (Facebook, Flickr, Instagram) in my photo workflow?

I currently use Picasa on OSX to sort and edit my photos. Then I upload to Facebook, Flickr, and Tumblr. I tag people on Facebook and Flickr separately; and I add locations separately; I add dates. ...
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Why is the time incorrect on my iPhone videos?

When I import my photos and videos into iPhoto, the videos usually have the wrong timestamp, possibly two hours after the actual time. I.e., if I take a video alongside a photo, the photo displays ...
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OSX changing backgrounds- iphoto folder doesn't update

I have the background image on my OSX desktop set to change every x minutes- it chooses a random image within a specific iPhoto album. However, when I remove photos from that iPhoto album, the ...
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Assign a keyboard shortcut to “Add a face…” action in iPhoto?

Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to the "Add a face..." action in iPhoto? Preferably one that can be used outside of the Info view, so you can move quickly from viewing a photo to editing ...
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Enabling “Copy items to the iPhoto Library” in iPhoto

I've been using iPhoto for some time but I had disabled Copy items to the iPhoto Library option at the beginning. Now I decided to let iPhoto manage all my pictures. I enabled Copy items to the ...
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iPhoto crashes at launch?

Whenever I open iPhoto, I get this error : Any idea how to fix this ? Error log : Process: iPhoto [52263] Path: /Applications/iPhoto.app/Contents/MacOS/iPhoto Identifier: ...
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Failure in Sharing iPhoto pictures

I couldn't share photo on facebook via iphoto (version1.0.1) using the new ipad. A non-stop loop between iphoto and facebook despite that I downloaded and installed many times the iphoto and the main ...
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Troubleshooting for flash or iLife related beachballs or system hangs?

My wife and I share her iMac, using two separate user accounts. My account is used almost exclusively for browsing the web. My wife's account hosts a large iTunes library, our iPhoto libraries ...
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Show photo dates when reviewing faces

Is it possible to see the date of a photo when I'm confirming additional faces in iPhoto? It's nearly impossible for me to tell my kids apart in some of their photos, but since they were born three ...
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Why did time machine not backup all my iPhoto pictures, how can I know when my backups are incomplete?

My iPhoto library recently became corrupted to the point iPhoto wouldn't load and none of the repair options would fix it (those that come up if you are pressing option+command when you launch ...
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Rotated Photos in iPhoto dont sync rotated to iOS

I imported some pictures from a Nikon camera and then rotated them in iPhoto. I then used iTunes to sync those photos to iOS. They did not sync with the new rotated position. Any ideas on why not?
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iPhoto '08 doesn't play video when double-clicked

When I import videos from my iPhone into iPhoto '08, I can't play the video inside of iPhoto. The iPhoto Help says to double-click a video to play it, but that doesn't work. As a workaround, I select ...
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iPhoto only sees some of my camera roll photos

When I connect my iPhone to my MacBook Pro to view the photos in iPhoto, it only sees 1007. When I look at my albums on my phone, my Camera Roll has 1146 (47 of them being videos). There are a few ...
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SD Card won't open iPhoto but SD card icon appears on my desktop

Until just recently I've been able to import photos from my SD card into iPhoto without problem. Now when I insert the same card into the SD slot, an icon appears on my desktop, but the "import ...
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How do I prevent iPhoto library from freezing up during upgrade?

I recently updated my iMac to Mavericks and also updated iPhoto. After updating, I have tried to open iPhoto, but it says library needs to be updated before opening. It starts the updating but only ...
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Which metadata files should I back up to ensure my iPhoto library is consistent?

Recently iPhoto decided to delete all metadata about my library, removing all of the albums, rotation information, and other metadata that was stored with my photos. Fortunately the photos were still ...
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Update all photos in flickr including geolocation tag?

I have uploaded 1000 photos to my personal flickr account via iPhoto 11. I always set the location in iPhoto and then Upload/Share. Unfortunately, I realised that the geotag isn't uploaded and found ...
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iPhoto book without paper cover

I would like to create an iPhoto book without a paper cover on my iPhoto book. Is this possible? I only see "Themes" with a cover and flap.
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iPhoto 9.5.1 deleting photos and library!

iPhoto 9.5.1 recently just deleted my photos. Was there an auto upgrade? it happened overnight so I was not on the computer. I cannot find all those photos in iPhoto/Library under User. Any ...
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How to import photos from iPhone 3G to iPhoto in Mavericks?

I have a still fully useable iPhone 3G (2008). I take snapshots daily, and used to put them into iPhoto on my 2008 white MacBook with OS X 10.5.8. Recently, I started using a 2012 MacBook Pro (not ...
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Error in iPhoto deleted my iphone photos

I received an iphone 5s in October 2013 and used a backup to place all my data from my iPhone 4 onto the new iPhone 5s. I back up my iPhone every now and then for safe keeping. My memory was full ...
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Why is the upgrade to GarageBand free but iPhoto requires a paid upgrade (after migrating from Snow Leopard to Mavericks)?

GarageBand and iPhoto are both iLife applications that came with Snow Leopard when I originally got my iMac. I have recently upgraded to Mavericks and both apps were in need of an update. So why is ...
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iphoto 9.4.2 hangs when info panel selected

iPhoto 11, version 9.4.2 hangs when info panel selected. I have already repaired database permissions, repaired database, rebuilt database. iPhoto hangs (spinning ball) when I select Photos view and ...
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Phoshare Export Problem

When trying to use Phoshare 1.4.7. to back up my iPhoto 06 Library to Dropbox, I get the following error message: Error: /Users/test/Pictures/iPhoto Library does not appear to be a valid iPhoto or ...
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Mysterious OpenCL error and black screen / garbage when editing a photo in iPhoto

Recently—I'm not sure exactly when—iPhoto 9.5.1 started behaving very strangely on my Mac. Browsing through events, albums and photos seems to work fine. However, when I click on the Edit icon to ...
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How to extract Flickr credentials from iPhoto '09?

I have iPhoto '09 and a Flickr account which I set up iPhoto to publish to some years ago. This still works. I now tried to login to flickr but either I forgot the Yahoo Id I used back then or ...
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Control iPhoto slideshow Vintage theme combining photos

I am a new iPhoto user ( OS X Mavericks). I am trying to create a slideshow for a family event. I know from apple support communities that I cannot have full control over the slideshow as in ...
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iPhoto directory, events and photos not showing under the correct event

I have over 35,000 photos in iPhoto that are organized into about 100+ events. When I am have the main window for iPhoto open and am scrolling through, then hovering over the events, the wrong photos ...
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iPhoto events have the wrong photos appearing and are blurry as well

I have a large iPhoto library with many events created. When I go to open some of the events and open the pictures using the arrows to go through them the right ones are in the event, however when I ...
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Image dims when viewing in full screen in iphoto on thunderbolt monitor

I'm using a Macbook Air along with a Thunderbolt Display. I am experiencing a problem in iPhoto wherein images are dimmed ONLY on the Thunderbolt display and ONLY in full view mode. When using ...