iPhoto is a photo organizer and editor for Mac that is part of the iLife suite of apps that come bundled with new Mac and are also for sale individually

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
7k views

iPhone (And iTunes) shows 1GB of photos, but I don't have any

iPhone 5S, running iOS 8.0.2. For some reason, I've got 1GB of photos that show up on my iPhone and in iTunes, but I can't delete them. I used iPhoto to sync them off my phone. I also had iPhoto ...
2
votes
2answers
10k views

iPhoto not launching after upgrading to OS X 10.10, Yosemite

Ever since I migrated to a new Macbook Pro Retina (MacBookPro11,2) and to OS X 10.10, iPhoto won't run. I was running OS X 10.8 on a Macbook Pro (MacBookPro7,1) before. I have tried uninstalling ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Photos sync from iphotos to iphone

I downloaded all my photos from iPhone to Macbook Pro, and now that I have a new iPhone, I want to download from my iPhoto's photo album to my iPhone. How do I do that?
0
votes
1answer
10k views

Why won’t iPhoto open my iPhoto Library any more?

My copy of iPhoto has stopped opening my iPhoto Library. When I open iPhoto, it shows me an empty “Which photo library do you want iPhoto to use?” window. This happens if I open iPhoto normally, or ...
2
votes
3answers
694 views

Editing iPhoto-specific metadata

Perpetua:2011-01-16 ashley$ mdls IMAG0107.jpg ... kMDItemComment = "Cat with is tongue out." So, here's my question. xattr can be used to modify some ...
3
votes
1answer
969 views

Accidentally deleted iPhoto and lost all of my photos, how can I get the photos back?

Not sure how I did it, but iPhoto is gone from my computer, along with all of my 800+ photos. How can I get my photos back? I reinstalled iPhoto and signed in, but it is empty.
0
votes
0answers
33 views

App tied to other account in my purchase tab

Recently I got repaired my Late 2011 MBP from Apple Repair Program. I have a strange problem after that. One of my purchased app, iPhoto shows update. But iPhoto is not even installed on my Mac. When ...
0
votes
1answer
406 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

iPhoto treats two identical video cameras in totally different ways

I own two Canon Vixia HF G20 video cameras. The two cameras are, as far as I can tell, configured in completely identical ways. And yet for some reason when I connect them to my Mac to import video, ...
0
votes
1answer
601 views

How can I send a set of photos from iPhoto using my gmail address?

I can email photos from iPhoto as follows: Click on an event to open the folder. Select photos (with shift and command). Choose Email... from the Share menu. This will send an email from my ...
0
votes
1answer
542 views

iPhoto not launching after upgrade to Yosemite, I don't know how to execute the fix

I migrated a MacBook pro to a new iMac with Yosemite. I then upgraded iPhoto to v 9.6, and when I try to launch iPhoto, it does not launch, stating: iPhoto cannot be opened because of a problem. I ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

Any Way to Retrieve iPhoto pics from Time Machine deleted backups?

I'm feeling a little tearful here. I accidentally neglected to back up properly and Time Machine deleted older backups that contained all my sons photos from infancy. Is there any at all to recover ...
8
votes
3answers
16k views

What is the best way to deal with a large iPhoto library?

I just migrated from Wndows and imported all my pictures from my external hard drive into iPhoto. I have around 100GB of photos. I wanted to see if this is going to scale or if there is a way I should ...
1
vote
1answer
20k views

How do I transfer pictures from iPhoto to iCloud Drive?

I have 17000 pictures in my iPhoto library. How do I transfer them to iCloud Drive?
1
vote
1answer
95 views

What photo management application can I migrate to that would preserve iPhoto's face detection data?

I've used iPhoto for many years and found that it was suitable for what I wanted to do. Since Apple has discontinued iPhoto and Aperature in favor of their new Photos application, I'm seriously ...
2
votes
1answer
969 views

iphoto: deleting photos from iPhone doesn't work

Even if iPhoto tells me all the files are deleted, I can still find them on my iPhone under All Photos. There has to be a way to delete all pictures without separately selecting them on the small ...
0
votes
1answer
544 views

How to delete photos only from one device?

As I have limited storage on my iPhone, can I delete photos from my iPhone and they will still remain on the iCloud? Or can they be accessed on my iPad which has more storage? I think when I have ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there a way to recover an older version of my iPhoto database?

I tried uploading a photo from iPhoto to Facebook and the upload failed. I tried again, and it appeared to fail. Blaming my internet connection, I tried again. The upload worked. Then I took a look at ...
1
vote
2answers
248 views

How to sync EXIF data and date information from iPhoto to original files and flickr

I've recently started a process of scanning old photo albums. I had settled into a nice workflow scanning a few images at a time and using iPhoto to add descriptions and change the dates, thinking ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Using iMedia Framework

iMedia Framework by Karelia is used in a host of different applications to access media. Some versions (like that seen in HoudahGeo or Fotogafico) can access Aperture and iPhoto libraries, and ...
1
vote
0answers
308 views

Can the new (2015) Apple Photos app import smart albums and events from iPhoto? [closed]

The new Apple Photos app has been released in a Beta stage. Developers are testing and playing with the technology. ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

.nef support in iPhoto 9.6 and Aperture 3.6

I've got a problem with raw files support for my Nikon D700 camera. Even though this camera is listed here both Aperture and iPhoto see .nef files as a white images. If I try to edit one, both apps ...
1
vote
1answer
862 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
141 views

In iPhoto, when I drag an “event” into an iCloud photo stream and then delete the photo stream, does that impact the original pictures?

I copied photos from my iPhone into my mac into iPhoto event. I then dragged that event into "iCloud" from within iPhoto under "SHARED": It gives me the choice to put them into: My photo ...
1
vote
2answers
290 views

What are “Photo Stream” events in iPhoto?

They seem to have redundant copies of all my other photos, but bundled into month groups? I have iCloud turned off in iPhoto. But maybe I used to have it turned on. Are the photos copies? Or just ...
0
votes
0answers
170 views

What's a good workflow for importing photos and videos?

When I plug in an SD card (or connect my iPhone), I'd like to import all photos to iPhoto, all movies to iMovie and delete everything I've just imported from the card / device. I currently import ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

iPhoto, faces and whole photos

When I click on "Find Faces" in iPhoto, I sometimes get a face that I don't recognize. I would have a better chance of recognizing the face if I could see the context---that is, the whole photo. Is ...
1
vote
0answers
73 views

Transferring iPhoto movies into iMovie

I have transferred iPhoto movies into iMovie by first copying them to a folder on desktop, trimming them and then importing into iMovie. Now, however, if I move that newly created folder of movies on ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Photo viewer for Mac that can rotate (and save) pics while browsing folders

I am coming from Win and I am so disappointed by Mac's usability so far. My current problem is with maintaining photos. I usually take lot of pictures with my DSLR and I want a very simple solution ...
0
votes
1answer
347 views

How do I change the Apple ID on iPhoto?

I gave my Macbook Pro to my partner, after reinstalling OSx on the laptop. My info was deleted by me before reinstalling the OS, but my Apple ID still shows up in iPhoto.
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Why are my Events in iOS 8 iPhoto in a completely random order?

Since upgrading to iOS 8, I've noticed that the Events list inside iPhoto is no longer in reverse chronological order. In fact, it's not in any order at all. This makes the Events system almost ...
0
votes
1answer
401 views

Moving iPhoto to external drive on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) with 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3

I bought a Seagate external HD 500gb with my Mac. Recently started using Photoshop and Lightroom, which take up a ton of space. I was thinking of moving my entire iPhoto to the Seagate to free up ...
1
vote
1answer
448 views

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: ...
3
votes
1answer
7k views

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", ...
45
votes
1answer
46k views

Disable iPhoto auto launch when connecting an iPhone in Yosemite [duplicate]

iPhoto starts launching when iPhone is connected even though it never used to before Yosemite. Steps described in: On connecting device - iTunes or iPhotos must not open does not work in Yosemite. ...
6
votes
4answers
6k views

How to delete duplicate photos from an iPhoto event?

I did a stupid thing with one Event in iPhoto library. I thought of making a copy of this Event, and I did use the menu duplicate. Instead of creating another copy of event, it did copies of all the ...
1
vote
3answers
5k views

iPhoto freezes when iPhone is connected

The Title says it all. If I start iPhoto while my iPhone is connected via USB, iPhoto simply freezes, showing the beach ball all time. The only way to revive it is to kill the iPhoto process via the ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

Does online backup work well for OSX?

My external drive recently died, and my local backup failed (a string of bad bad luck). Good thing I have offsite backup, done with one of those cloud backup companies (backblaze). Right now I'm ...
9
votes
8answers
3k views

Fastest way to get a photo from iPhone to Mac?

I just want to snap a photo on my phone and work with it on my Mac. Currently I text it to myself (so it comes up in Messages on the desktop)-- quick but hacky. Email is 2nd option (slower). Airdrop ...
0
votes
0answers
237 views

iPhoto 9.6 — Projects not working after upgrade

After upgrade to iPhoto 9.6 / Yosemite, none of the books are working in any way. I click on them, and they highlight, but nothing happens (no freeze -- just no response). I have tried all ...
1
vote
1answer
347 views

Using Lightroom as external editor for iPhoto, how to save image back to iPhoto

I setup iPhoto to use Lightroom 5 as the external editor. Now when I open an image in iPhoto and click edit, it opens in Lightroom and asks me to import the image. Once I click import and make my ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
17k views

Is there an easy way to export all movies from iPhoto into iMovie

Is there some easy way to just move all of my movies out of iphoto and into imovie?
3
votes
3answers
6k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
61 views

iPhoto Library Picker

OK I have been upgrading and moving things around between computers for years and in that time I have managed to have a lot of duplicates in the iPhoto Picker: I have consolidated the libraries down ...
6
votes
6answers
16k views

How can I upload high-res photos to Facebook from my iPad

I've bought the New iPad and have been using iPhoto to upload my pictures to Facebook. However, when I view them the quality doesn't look good. When browsed from the desktop Facebook site, the site ...
1
vote
1answer
180 views

screensaver causes error “share does not exist on the server” to endless loop

I've been trying to learn to automate my home Mac environment with Applescript. I've had some success, but am running into seemingly inconsistent and troublesome errors. In order to diagnose the ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Reconcile faces with facebook contacts

I started tagging faces before iphoto supported facebook integration. As a result, I have many people tagged with non-facebook tags, just with their string names. Is there any way to batch-edit these ...
55
votes
2answers
4k views

Unnamed faces in my oven

Iphoto is putting a high number of unnamed faces in pictures of food in my oven. It's not happening in other pictures, at least I can't see another pattern. Why is this happening and how can I ...
1
vote
1answer
14k views

How to access IPhoto on my external hard drive

I can't access my Iphoto libraries from my hard drive. Every time I go to open the IPhoto file in the hard drive the error pops up as follows: "You can't open Iphoto Back up because it is in Time ...