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iPhoto “A photo Has been found in the iPhoto library that was not imported”

Every Time I launch iPhoto I get the following error message twice... 'A photo Has been found in the iPhoto library that was not imported, would you like to import it now' So i Click yes and then it ...
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Saving Photos in iPhoto to a flashdrive or other device

I would like to back up my photos from my iPhoto Library (right now, I have about 8,000) and all I have available at the moment is a 10G flash drive. Eventually, I would like to buy an external hard ...
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How do a create an iPhoto Smart Album of ANY of the names X, Y or Z but only for the year 2013

I'm trying to create a smart album that has "face is" with each member of my family the date range is a given year. In other words I'm trying to create a "yearly" smart album of just my immediate ...
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Why is my iPhoto Library size so much bigger than its contents?

I've stopped using iPhoto and want to extract my Originals and trash the library itself. After I pulled out my originals, I noticed that they're nowhere near the 8GB iPhoto Library size Finder is ...
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Sharing large library of Photos and Videos (currently in iPhoto) in different macs at home

currently I have iPhoto on my mac (mountain lion). the library is more than 350 GB (and growing fast). It is only on my computer, but my wife wants to have acces to the pictures too, not only ...
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Accidentally Deleted my iPhoto Library

I accidentally deleted my iPhoto Library last night and cleared my trash as I saw I had 2 iPhoto Applications. Today when, I opened up my iPhoto, the only photos remaining were the ones from 2011. I ...
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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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Lost iPhone pictures after uploaded to iPhoto

My iPhone was running out of space and I noticed I had over 1000 photos. Like usual I upload them to my computer using Image Capture then at the bottom I click "delete pictures after" so they aren't ...
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New photos added to iPhoto aren't available for creating books

Some time ago I started creating a book with iPhoto. Since then I uploaded new photos to iPhoto, but they are not available amongst the photos I can use to create the book. How can I have them ...
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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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Can i use iPhoto to trim my photos?

I scaned many photos to one image file. How can i cut it down to many pieces? Can iPhoto do that or is there any other free software suggestion?
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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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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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How can I get my MacBook to use my second hard drive for storing photos? [duplicate]

My disk is getting full, probably because I have so many pictures. How can I remove images and how can I specify the location where the images are stored from iOS devices such as iPhone and iPad? I ...
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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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Lost pictures in iPhoto

I lost all of my pictures from my iPhoto after updating it to the newest version. How do I find them?
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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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Why does restoring a photo from Time Machine only restore the original in iPhoto and not the edited version?

I have recently restored few pictures from Time Machine into iPhoto. I noticed that the Time Machine restored the files, but didn't restore the changes (editing etc.) I had made. The point is that I ...
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Is there a way to sort photos by file size in iPhoto?

I have a bunch of photos and videos in iPhoto and I'd like to find the largest videos particularly to see if I can delete them to make some space. It seems strange that I can't find an option to do ...
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Time Machine stopped backing up my iPhoto library a year ago, lost all photos

I recently got my iMac's HDD replaced and when I restored my computer, every single Time Machine backup stretching back to last October contained the same size iPhoto library (+/- 100MB), which was ...
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iPhoto only sees 67 of my 388 photos

Preface: this is an iPod Touch 2nd Gen on iOS 4.2.1 and I am on iPhoto 11 on a MacMini from 2006 operating Snow Leopard. This iTouch was synched with an iMac I used to have which contained all of the ...
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Can I import photos from iPad to iMac that aren't in camera roll?

I lost all data on my iMac recently, including some 1500 photos. These photos were synced to the iPad from iPhoto on my iMac. How can I transfer them back to my iMac since they are not in the ...
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Which iPhoto folders are least useful to save space?

I'm cleaning up my iPhoto folders since I am short on HD space. Looking inside iPhoto, I see four folders that consume a lot of space: Masters, Modified, Originals, Previews. Which of these are must ...
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Rebuilding iPhoto library causes issues with iTunes photo sync

I recently had a nasty problem with my iPhoto library that I corrected by rebuilding it. This restored missing/corrupted photos and fixed several other inconsistencies, so iPhoto is working properly ...
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Add video to camera roll without using iPhoto?

I have a bunch of video recorded and stored in Dropbox from another iOS device, I'd like to move this onto a new iOS device. So far, the only way I can see of adding these videos to my Camera Roll is ...
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Why my photos are missing in iPhoto events but not in Aperture projects?

All my iPhoto events are empty. If I open a event there are no photos in it. But when I use the Photos perspective I can see all my photos! In Aperture I see all my photos in the Photos perspective ...
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how to view iPhoto 11 photos on Apple TV (3rd gen)?

I have shared a photo album iPhoto 11 (using Preferences > Sharing > Share My Photos > Share Selected Album. I have an Apple TV (3rd generation) and I'm trying to view the shared photo album on it. ...
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Photos imported from iPhone lose their albums

I've got a load of albums that I made on my iPhone to organize my photos. But when they get imported into iPhoto (which I do over Photo Stream), they lose their albums and come in just as one long ...
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Aperture library won't sync through iPhoto to an iPad

I used to work on Aperture in an old computer. Then, I got a new Retina MBP, and decided to just stick with iPhoto and test it out. Since now iPhoto could just natively open my old Aperture library, ...
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iPhoto opens automatically by creating files on Desktop

My problem: iPhoto opens automatically, when I: Copy and paste any kind of file to my Desktop Save any file type to my Desktop Create a screenshot (which is automatically saved to Desktop) iPhoto ...
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Traveling with laptop without iPhoto, How do I acquire older version like 8.1.2?

Traveling with Macbook running 10.6 (recent upgrade from 10.5.8). It was a gift and does not have iPhoto. My Sony camera is jammed with images I would ordinarily unload to the big iMac at home (which ...
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PhotoStream on iPhoto-MacBook is different from PhotoStream-iPad

I see so many pictures that I have took with iPhone on iPad Photo Stream. But today I also wanted to activate PhotoStream on iPhoto on MacBook. So did I ! but the images it has downloaded are just ...
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How can I reliably move photos from an iPhone and iPad to a Mac without losses or duplicates?

I have a MacBook, an iPhone, and an iPad all using the same iCloud account to sync photos, among other things. There are photos on the iPhone in its Camera Roll, Photo Stream, the iPhoto app, and ...
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Can I get iPhoto's albums to work like folders instead of labels?

My wife has been trained for years with the desktop metaphor of a file living inside one (and only one) folder. iPhoto uses the "label" paradigm that Gmail has where photos can live inside multiple ...
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How do I downgrade an iPhoto library from version 9 to version 8.1

I recently acquired an older Mac and am trying to copy an iPhoto library from a newer computer to it. However, the older version of iPhoto refuses to open, telling me "You can't open your current ...
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Can't sync iPod Touch 5G with iPhoto, Lightroom

I have a 5th-gen iPod Touch with a little more than 1000 photos. I connected it to Lightroom, and it only shows 159 photos. I tried to import those, and it said the photos couldn't be read. I ...
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Can iPhoto create a board book?

I'm looking to make a board book for my 2 year old son. I don't see any obvious settings in iPhoto that lets me choose the paper thickness. It is pretty important to me because my son loves to tear ...
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Why is iTunes photo sync showing separate event for each photo?

I am syncing photos through iTunes to my iphone but I am seeing 40 events with the same date show in the Events selector. The same photos are included within a single event in iPhoto. How can i get ...
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iPhoto export shrinks images (and shows inconsistent file properties)

I have several images at 5184 × 3456 (confirmed by the info panel in iPhoto), but when I Right-Click + Show File, it opens a version in finder that is only 1296 × 864. The path it's taking me to in ...
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How to sync iPhone photo albums to iPhoto

I'm using iPhone4 and the latest iOS. I've created albums and categorized my photos into the albums. Question is, how can I then sync the photos WITH the albums into iPhoto?
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Why doesn't iPhoto open automatically upon SD card insertion?

Inserting a SD card no longer opens iPhoto. When I open iPhoto, it does not show the SD card in the left pane. This program has done this without a problem until recently. The preference under ...
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Can an iPad work to replace a computer in terms of photo management?

Our Mac is broken and we are contemplating not replacing it. One need we can't see a solution is replacing an iPhoto library with many 10 G of photos. Obviously we'd need to go for the 64 GB iPad if ...
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iTunes does not synchronize iPhoto albums for Apple TV

The one liner here is, my iPhoto albums do not show up on my Apple TV. This only just stopped working. My iPhoto started up the other day, missing all of the albums. All the photos were still ...
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How do I get iPhoto to recognize an older Canon PowerShot A40?

I have iPhoto 9.4.2 set to open automatically when a camera is connected to my iMac. When I connect the PowerShot A40 to my iMac via USB, iPhoto does open. But there's no sign of the camera in the ...
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Can I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?

How do I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?
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In OS X Lion 10.7.5 can I turn faces off in iPhoto?

Is there a way to bypass the automatic updating of faces in iPhoto (OS X Lion 10.7.5.) My iPhoto is full of "faces" of people it has picked up from the backgrounds of my photos, making it so slow and ...
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Export only edited photos from iPhoto '11?

On my Mac, suppose I imported a 200 photos. I edited 87 of them. How do I quickly export just the edited 87 photos? Imagine that I don't remember which photos I edited. If exporting edited ...
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how do I share photos on the web with iPhoto / iCloud?

I have a new Mac (Mountain Lion) with iPhoto '11. I want to share photos on the web. In the past, I would launch iWeb and build a little photo album web page. My understanding was that if I ...
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iPhoto 9.4.2 crashes on startup and reboots MacBook Pro 10.8.2

When I attempt to open iPhoto (9.4.2) on my MacBook Pro (10.8.2) iPhoto crashes and it reboots my laptop. iPhoto will open if I boot the MacBook Pro in safe mode. What could be going wrong?
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How can an iPhoto Library be shared between users in a way that facilitates backing up to Time Machine?

I'm aware that there has been a similar question that points towards Apple's own guidance on sharing iPhoto Libraries. Apple's solutions aren't compatible with Time Machine - it can't be used to back ...