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How do I get iPhoto's facial recognition to stick?

I worked with iPhoto for a while, tagging photos with faces. Now when I view my own faces, I see "Steven Fisher may be in 8 additional photos." I click Confirm Additional Faces, then click to confirm ...
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Sharing a iPhoto Library between users on the same computer

I tried to share my iPhoto library with putting it into my sharing folder. I changed the permissions, so the other users can use it. Now they can use it, but if they add new photos, i cannot edit ...
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How do I force iPhoto to download new photos in my Photo Stream?

I'm listing some items for sale online, and have taken a bunch of pictures with my iPhone. About half-way through the process, iPhoto '11 stopped downloading new photos into its local Photo Stream. ...
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iPhoto does not recognize already imported pictures

I had my iPhone replaced, and restored my data from the iTunes backup. Unfortunately, now iPhoto thinks the photos that were restored from backup are new photos, and so it does not hide them when I ...
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Syncing iOS photos to MacBook - Photo Stream behaviour?

I have upgraded my iPhone to iOS 5 and my MacBook to Lion, so "enjoying" the Photo Stream goodness now. I have plugged my iPhone in and see that all the photos I have taken have been synchronised to ...
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What is the best way to consolidate two iPhoto libraries into one library?

On the family's iMac my wife and daughter have separate user accounts, each with their own iPhoto library. My wife has asked me to consolidate both libraries into a single library for convenience. ...
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Transform ordering of photos in iPhoto to files

I use iPhoto to organize my photos, especially to order them. If I copy a whole album, for example the last holiday trip, to an usb stick, all images are transfered, but not in the order I created in ...
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How can I upload my whole iPhoto-Library to flickr?

Is there any plugin or other tool that I can use to upload my whole iPhoto Library to flickr? What do I need to do with that tool?
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How to troubleshoot “iPhoto unable to connect to Photo Stream”?

When I click "Turn On Photo Stream" on in iPhoto it reports "iPhoto unable to connect to Photo Stream." It shows the correct user name on the Photo Stream screen in iPhoto. I have the correct ...
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How exactly do I get Facebook to link my friends to iPhoto's Faces tags when sharing from iPhoto?

I'm preparing to upload an iPhoto event to Facebook for the first time (I'm using iPhoto '11 and my Mac runs Mac OS X 10.7), except I can't quite get Facebook to turn iPhoto's Faces tags into links to ...
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iPhone does not show up on iPhoto anymore

Since the update to iOS5 my iPhone 3GS does not show up as a device on iPhoto anymore. Before that, iPhoto was working without any hitch. I'm currently using the following: MacBook Pro 2.4 GHz Intel ...
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Managing second iPhoto library with some albums and events from first library

My iPhoto library is very fat already. I have about 90GB in it. I want to make a new one and label it 2012-present with the old one something like 2000-2011. However I do sync my iOS devices with my ...
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What is the best way to backup photos & videos from iPhoto online?

I'd love to use Dropbox to back up all my photos and videos, especially from iPhoto. But I'm not exactly sure the best way to do this is, given that I know that my 2 computers with iPhoto directories ...
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iPhoto crashes on import

Every time I import photos with iPhoto, it crashes! I have no idea how to diagnose. I used cleanapp to remove all traces of iPhoto I just purchased http://www.fatcatsoftware.com/iplm/ to try ...
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Doing a clean install of Lion on a system purchased with Snow Leopard results in iPhoto lost. How to recover?

I am not terribly dependent on iPhoto, but I'd prefer not to purchase it via the App Store, as I already owned the app in Snow Leopard. However, now that I have done a clean install of OS X Lion (did ...
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How do I view my iCloud Photo Stream online?

I set up iCloud when I installed iOS 5 on my iPhone and was excited about Photo Stream. I logged into icloud.com and found there are no photos. What gives? I was hoping that this would end the need to ...
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iPhoto claims there is an update available

iPhoto came with my Mac. It is currently version 9.1.1. When I open iPhoto, it pops up: "An iPhoto update is available. Would you like to open Software Update?" Then it offers me to start Software ...
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Can you copy location metadata from one photo to another in iPhoto?

Some of my imported pictures don't have location data on them because they were created using apps like Diptic. I'd like to tag them with them location data but the 'Assign a place...' search dialog ...
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Want to post an iphone 4 video on youtube, but it needs to be rotated

I filmed something with my iphone 4 by rotating the phone so that it looks wide. Like a widescreen TV. But when I upload the .mov to youtube, the video is sideways and tall & skinny. How do I ...
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Can I wirelessly download videos from my iPhone camera roll to my Mac?

I have an iPhone4, upgraded to iOS5, and a Mac running the latest Lion updates as well. The new Wireless Sync feature keeps everything up to date with iTunes, and the iCloud Photostream takes care of ...
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Photo Streams from two or more iCloud accounts into same iPhoto library?

I'd like to connect iPhoto on my MBP to my photo stream and my wife's photo stream. We each have our own Apple ID and iCloud account. Can iPhoto connect to multiple iCloud photo streams? Thanks.
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How can I store my iPhoto Library and iTunes library in Lion Server (Mini) and access it via my MBP?

My iPhoto and iTunes library is taking up most of the space in my 128GB SSD MBP. I'm considering to buy a mac mini to store all of my media for iPhoto and iTunes libraries and sync a few of my ...
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Is using a Mac mini as an iPhoto server for 2 client laptops a good idea?

We have 200+ gigs of pictures and home videos on both me and my wife's laptops. This is getting unmanageable as well as taking up too much hard drive space on both of our laptops. I am thinking about ...
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Compress iPhoto movies for archiving

Is there any automatic way (or a good script) to compress the videos you import to iPhoto? I currently import the pictures and videos from my camera, and the videos are not compressed at al, and take ...
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How to remove photos from a device which have been imported previously in iPhoto?

I have imported all photo's from my phone (Samsung Wave 525) to iPhoto. As I was using iPhoto for the first time, I did not want to delete all photos at the end of importing, preferring to check ...
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Uninstalling OS Lion, and transferring photos to MacBook if full restore needed

I have, stupidly, upgraded to OS Lion on both my desktop and laptop. I've now done a hard restore on my laptop, back to Snow Leopard, and reinstalled my photo software, which wouldn't work with Lion. ...
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How do I prevent image scaling when burning an iPhoto Slideshow in iDVD?

In iPhoto '11, I have created a slideshow and sent it to iDVD 7.1.2 (Share > iDVD...). iDVD does fine with maintaining the timing, the music, the transitions, etc. However, even though I have the ...
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How can I export my iPhoto library so I can import it on another computer?

I want to export my iPhoto library so that I can import it onto another computer and still keep the Events I've organized etc. How can I do this?
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Adding copyright info on each photo using iPhoto

Is it possible to add copyright information, or a logo, on the pictures themselves (bottom right corner for instance) for a selection of photos, at once, using iPhoto ? If iPhoto is not the right app ...
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How do I prevent iPhoto from opening every time I plug in my iPhone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent iPhoto to open everytime I plug my iPad? Every time I plug in my iPhone to my MacBook Air iPhoto pops open, how do I make it stop?
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How do I import photos from my iPhone when using iPhoto in full screen mode on Lion?

In non-full screen mode your iPhone shows up in the left side bar under the 'Devices' area. In full screen mode there is no left side bar. I tried File -> Import to Library... but there's no iPhone ...
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One iPhoto face is unavailable for syncing to my iPhone in iTunes

In iTunes, under "Photos", it's possible to check "Sync Photos from iPhoto" and then "Selected albums, Events, and Faces..." to sync only selected albums, events and faces. In the list of faces I can ...
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Make iPhoto overwrite my photos

I'm new to iPhoto. Before importing any photos I unchecked the option "Copy items to the iPhoto library". When I rotate and edit photos in iPhoto (e.g. Enhance, Straighten etc), the original photo is ...
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Permissions error when exporting slideshow as a movie in iPhoto

I recently upgraded to Lion. Now when I try to export an iPhoto slideshow as a QuickTime movie it goes through the initial rendering process but an error message appears with the iPhoto logo saying ...
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How do I close the editor in iPhoto?

In iPhoto 09, how do you close the editor without closing the Event you're working in? For example, you can enlarge a photo with space, then go back to the event with space again (single-clicking the ...
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Why is iPhoto changing the titles of my photos after uploading the files to Flickr?

After uploading photos to Flickr via the iPhoto "share" button, I find that iPhoto renames the photo titles to whatever I have in the description field. It'll then pass along those changes to Flickr. ...
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How can I sync iPhone photos one way?

Is it possible to configure my iPhone to just send Photos I have taken with the camera to iPhoto without synchronizing additionally stored photos back to the phone?
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Aperture (iPhoto) quick view

I’ve put all my photographs into Aperture’s photo library which means that in the Finder they are hidden in a special folder, making it virtually impossible to quickly browse the photos there. On the ...
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How can I get a list of all iPhone pictures that are imported to iPhoto?

I have used iPhoto to backup my pictures from the iPhone. How can I find all the iPhone-photos without having to click on all the pictures to view the EXIF-info?
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Remove missing pictures in iPhoto

My iPhoto (iLife 11, version 9.1.5) committed sepuku. No fear, I have backups. The backups I restored, instead of having 182GB of poorly taken pictures, ended up taking 276GB. Something failed with ...
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How can I launch an Automator workflow upon import in iPhoto?

I use iPhoto to import images from my iDevices and the photos go to the iPhoto library folder. When I import from my DSLR, I place photos in a folder I organize myself by date and events. I would like ...
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Does TimeMachine compress iPhoto library?

I'm getting TM backups whose sizes don't match the target. My 260GB content on MBA SSD may produce a 220GB backup. My ~125GB IPhoto lib may produce a 95GB backup. Yet the other 30GBs of photos in the ...
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How can I fix iPhoto 11 print quality

My wife scrapbooks our photos, and has recently upgraded from her old computer to a brand new MacBook Pro. She is a big fan of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it", so has been using iPhoto 6 on MacOS ...
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How to register Outlook 2011 to send emails from iPhoto?

I had Office 2008 for Mac (with Entourage) installed. I never used Entourage and didn't have any email accounts configured. Then I installed Office 2011 without 'uninstalling' 2008 and setup Outlook ...
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How to BCC email from iPhoto '11

iPhoto '11 has beautiful email templates that make it a great choice for sharing pics with friends. I can't seem find a way to send emails with the recipients in a BCC field, forcing me to break a ...
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Why isn't iPhoto '11 showing an event present in the library?

I'm having a problem where the last imported photos to my iPhoto '11 (version 9.1.5 (615)) library don't show up under the "Events" entry. The event shows up under "Last import" and under "Photos", ...
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How to import an old iPhoto 09 library to iPhoto 11?

I have found an old iPhoto 09 library on a back up folder and I want to import its content to my newly purchased iPhoto 11. Is this possible? If yes, how is it done? By the way: I tried to import it ...
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Ordering prints from iPhoto and having them shipped to a different country?

As far as I can tell, it's not possible to order prints through iPhoto, and have the prints shipped to a different country than the one you chose when you setup your print account. In the account ...
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iPhoto does not open a window after Lion Upgrade

iPhoto is not properly anymore since I upgraded on Lion. It starts and seems to be alive in Task Switcher or in the Menu Bar, but there is no open Window for iPhoto. I re-installed from the AppStore ...
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How do I enable the interactive iPhoto screen saver in OSX Lion?

The Lion features page says: Interact with photos in screen saver. New onscreen controls let you pause your iPhoto screen saver and manually flip through the photos in an album without ...