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iPhoto not recognizing memory card, but mounts in Finder

I am running Lion with most recent version of iPhoto. I can access the memory card in Finder without problem, but when I launch iPhoto the card does not show up to import photos it contains. I have ...
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How to upload many iPhone photo albums to iPhoto, Picasa or Google+?

I'm back from trip to Egypt with 1600 pics on my iPhone. To maintain some coherence and not to lose track of everything I was seeing, I created daily or place specific folders on the iPhone. I can go ...
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What happens to iPhoto originals in Aperture?

iPhoto and Aperture can use the same library. When you edit a photo in iPhoto, it duplicates the photo and keeps the original. Aperture on the other hand saves only the edits and not a new file. What ...
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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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How to delete the originals of edited photos on iPhoto 11?

I have a 200 GB iPhoto library. Using the tips from this website: http://james.wikidot.com/blog:69 I tried to delete all original photos on iPhoto that I don't need anymore. I ended up with a 130 GB ...
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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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Dates in my iPhoto library are wrong

Since some time the dates in my iPhoto library have all changed to the day my library was created. The pictures still appear chronologically in the events screen but they all show the creation date ...
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Date Taken changed to Import date in iPhoto

I am not seeing the answer for this problem - I imported 14K photos from my PC to Mac, had them ready and cleaned up, no dups, etc., then after importing, most of the photos do not have the correct ...
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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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How can I get the iMovie iPhoto Videos in Event Library to refresh?

Sometimes when I import videos from my iPhone into iPhoto and then open up iMovie, it doesn't show the videos I just imported. I've even tried closing both programs, rebooting my mac, opening iPhoto ...
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How can I view images from iPhoto in Finder?

On my MacBook, with 10.7.3, if I go to ~/Pictures/iPhotoLibrary, no images show in the Finder, though it does say "size 4.01GB". If I double click on iPhotoLibrary, iPhoto opens up — is this the only ...
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iPhoto “passworded folder” mechanism

In iPhoto, I have all pictures I've ever taken, or opened from my email. It includes, for example, pictures of my gf showing me the underwear she is hesitating to buy, or anything else I might not be ...
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In iPhoto, convert MJPEG videos to H.264?

In iPhoto, I've got some old MJPEG videos that don't transfer to my iPod Touch. I've got new videos that I took with my iPod Touch that are in the H.264 format, so they transfer fine, of course. How ...
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iPhoto - Removing image files that weren't taken by a camera

I recently attempted to import my archive of 20000 photos into iPhoto - unfortunately I found out that some of the imported images were not photos but things I downloaded from the internet. I would ...
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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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Show info for iPhotos Events without mousing over them

When I mouse over an iPhoto Event, under the Event's title it shows the date range for the photos, and the total number of photos in the Event. How can I force iPhoto to show this info for all events, ...
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Just upgraded to Mountain Lion and I have to buy iPhoto again?

I originally was on Leopard. Then I got the free upgrade to Snow Leopard. I bought Lion when it was released and removed it after a few months because it made my machine too slow. I upgraded the ...
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Can I add existing photos in my camera roll to a new photo stream?

I just got a new MacBook Pro with the current version of iPhoto, which supports Photo Stream. I have an iPhone 4, but never had Photo Stream enabled because my previous computer couldn't run the ...
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how to get Apple TV to start an iPhoto slideshow in the middle?

I have a photo album in iPhoto '11. To stream it to my Apple TV (3rd gen), I open iTunes '11 and do File > Home Sharing > Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV. I select my photo album from the ...
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How can I remove the RAW image files from my iPhoto Library?

I'm doing a bit of a disk cleanup, and was surprised to find that my iPhoto library was a whopping 83gig. From what I understand iPhoto keeps a jpeg copy of each RAW photo in your library (but I could ...
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How to Move Photos out of an Event and into the Main section of iphoto?

I have created many events over the years of having my mac... and I am noticing that my events are becoming very jumbled from importing photos over the years and just tossing them into the closest ...
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How to create a slide show with photos from different iPhoto-libraries?

How do I create a slide show with photos stored in different iPhoto-libraries? Is it possible? Or do I have to import the photos to the same iPhoto library first?
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if iPhoto came with my Mac, can I still get free updates after Mountain Lion?

Since: I got iPhoto included with my MacBook Pro, not from the Mac App Store Mountain Lion is replacing Software Update with the Mac App Store Will I still be able to get free iPhoto updates with ...
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Can I recover all my photos?

I backed-up my mac, then I decided to format it. After recovering my photos from the backed-up library, the pictures are all messed up - not in the right order and some are missing/corrupted. Is ...
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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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iPhoto lost files

iPhoto has lost 40 years of valuable pictures! We are devastated. I have bought recovery software, re-built everything, searched and wept. If anyone knows how to get the photos back, even the small ...
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How to import iPhone pictures directly to Flickr to save space?

I don't like to keep pictures on my small Macbook Air SSD nor on my iPhone, so I am wondering is there a way to upload iPhone pictures directly to my Flickr account without having to import them on my ...
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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 ...
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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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iPhoto 8 alternative

I kind of like iPhoto 8, but it's unmantained, is there an alternative that: runs on 10.6 imports iPhoto library (events, albums, Facebook albums, hidden photos), and works more or less like iPhoto ...
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Retrieve thumbnails from iPhoto?

I have a friend who managed to lose some photos a while back, but they "appear" in his iPhoto library. The thumbnails are there but the photos aren't. The photos seem long gone, but the thumbnails ...
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iPhoto11 Pictures disappear after importing

After upgrading to iPhoto11, all the pictures i had at the time remained in my library, but now when i import photos from my camera memory card they only show up in last import, not in 'event's or ...
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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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What's the right way to backups photos when using iPhoto?

I have a folder called My-Photos where I have all my family photos. Now I opened iPhoto app and import all those photos. Then I have the photo file in 2 places: My-Photos folder which I have created ...
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What is the best way to export iphoto library to a certain folder structure?

I have done a lot of processing to my iphoto library (organizing events, etc) and I want to export my iphoto library to a external hard drive but I want others to see the files so i don't want to just ...
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How to automatically cycle through OSX apps in full screen mode

I'm setting up a Mac Mini in my office primarily as a informational display. I would like it to automatically cycle through several active apps (iCal, preview or iPhoto, Safari, etc.). Basically, I'm ...
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In iPhone Photos, how do I sort photos in all Events by date descending (latest to earliest)?

In iPhone Photos, right now my photos in all Events are sorted by date ascending (from the oldest/earliest photo to the newest/most recent). But in iPhoto on my Mac, photos in all Events are sorted by ...
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Why are Photo Stream process running, but photos only loads when iPhoto is opened?

I have a process called Photo Stream running, but I have been discovering that my photos in my photo stream only loads when iPhoto is opened. Why?
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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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Remove Specific Text from Multiple Descriptions

I've recently upgraded to iPhoto '11 (couldn't resist the pricing on the new app store) and as I'm adding more meta-data to my library and generally organizing things (places, faces, etc... I hadn't ...
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How can I recover photos from a damaged MacBook?

My grandson spilled orange juice on my MacBook and ruined it. I bought an iPad to replace it, but I had dozens of old family pictures stored in iPhoto on the MacBook. Is there any way I can recover ...
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Can I recover iphoto after having lost it/accidentally deleted it?

I went to go look through my photos but after searching through all of my documents and throughout applications in the Finder I realized that iPhoto does not exist on my computer anymore. Is there a ...
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Is there a way Spotlight can search for files in iPhoto folder?

I keep my iPhoto library in Dropbox. Sometimes Dropbox creates “conflicted copy” labelled duplicates of files (luckily, the library ignores those files and is working properly). I want to get rid of ...
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iPhoto '11 crash on library update after iPhoto '09

I've recently updated iPhoto to the latest version (i've had 8 version before) and no matter what I do it keeps crashing on library update (i've backed up the library before doing anything). After the ...
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Why doesn't iPhoto show up in Spotlight search results?

Recently I noticed that if I do a Spotlight search (using the Spotlight menu on the menu bar), the iPhoto application is not included in the results. If I open a Finder window to the Applications ...
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Why do only my original photos sync to my iPhone and not the edited ones anymore?

Since I have moved a lot of my iPhoto library to an external HDD, when I sync my iPhone, I no longer get the edited version of the photos on my iPhone. I can manually sync the photos and I get all ...
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how to import collections from lightroom 4 into iPhoto without duplicating them in events?

i have imported all my original photos in folders from lightroom to iPhoto with success. now i have a folder on my harddrive with 'lightroom edits' which contains all my collections ( albums ) how can ...
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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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Add image to ipad / iphone photo libary using iexplorer or image capture

Im a big fan of iexplorer and image capture, to get files off my ipad / iphone as i find apple default offering, itunes / iphone, quite fiddly to work with. But i was wandering can i use iexplorer or ...
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How to create a white background to a jpg/png?

I have a jpg of some logo, but its background is not completely white, more like light-greyish, whereas I would like it to be perfectly white. I know how to select the background and also know how to ...