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iPhoto doesn't get the gps data of photos

I have a photo camera which store the gps data for each photo. It seems to me me that iPhoto is not aware of the gps data when I import the photos. Is there anyway to make Places to work with the gps ...
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How do I automatically resize all iPhoto pictures above a certain size?

I have many photos managed by iPhoto that are over 16 megapixels, much larger than I need. I'm running low on hard disk space and I'd like automatically resize all images over a certain ...
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Automatically expose underlying files in iPhoto

My wife and I use a blog on Blogspot to post pictures and videos of our kids for our far-flung relations. Recently, we have had issues with posting videos from iPhoto to the blog. The blog uses a ...
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iPhoto vs Photo stream vs Image capture

What is the difference between iPhoto/Photo Stream/ Image Capture? I hope, all the three is using photos. But WHAT is the difference?
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How to get files from iPhoto

During my first day with a Mac, I imported some pictures from a SD card into iPhoto. After a few days I have decided not to use iPhoto and switch to Picasa instead. My question is, how to get my ...
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Rename pictures in iPhoto

What's the best way for renaming all the pictures of an event or an album in iPhoto?
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Backing up iPhoto pictures and folders from the command-line

I'd like to install a new OS X on a MacBook and I'd like to know what needs to be done to backup only the iPhoto pictures. I definitely do not want to backup the entire /Users/Cedric/ directory. All ...
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Can I delete my iPhoto themes folder (/Library/Application Support/iPhoto/Themes)?

I have no interest in ever using them, although I do use iPhoto to store my photos. Will deleting the entire Themes folder mess anything up?
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Backgrounding iPhoto sharing via email

I just found out that when you share a picture in iPhoto via email, the email screen does not go away until the photo has been completely emailed. This means, if its a large photo that I am trying to ...
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How to change the contact photo in mountain lion?

I have iPhoto library in which all my photos exist. I want to pick a photo from iPhoto library and apply it to a contact. But I don't find any such option in new Contacts app (picking a photo form ...
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How to stop iPhoto 11(9.3.2) from freezing when 'assembling' prints?

I've found some photos cause the iPhoto 'Assembling' phase of ordering prints to freeze so so that the iPhoto still shows, but is otherwise unresponsive to the point that only Force Quit can quit. ...
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Drag and drop from iPhoto may remove the pictures from iPhoto Library, how to recover it?

I modified the "Recursive Image File Processing Droplet" example provided from Apple in AppleScript Editor to rename any dropped file and move it to a custom folder. It worked seemingly flawlessly ...
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How to recover deleted data from erased hard drive?

So last night my wifes laptop died big time. I could only boot up in safe mode and clearing pram / smc wasn't helping so I decided to wipe the hard drive and install Mountain Lion. I booted it in safe ...
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How do you create an alias for iPhoto package folders in mountain lion?

Has the ability to create aliases to folders inside the iPhoto package file been disabled or removed? I used to sync up my LightRoom library with iPhoto by using an alias to the Originals/Masters ...
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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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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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Will SSD improve iPhoto and Aperture responsiveness?

I have a late 2008 Macbook with Core 2 Duo and plenty of RAM and HD space. (8GB of RAM, max for my machine) Every time I do some work in iPhoto and Aperture, my CPU usage goes up to around 60-80% ...
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Camera Roll Duplicates

Why do I have 2 of every picture side-by-side in my Photo Library? I don't edit or rename pictures at all. All I do is take pictures. Then sync phone to my Mac with iTunes. But Photo Library on ...
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Restoring iTunes/iPhoto Libraries After a Clean Install

I have an iMac i7 that's got a collection of files, settings, etc. that's the culmination of being transferred from past machines (originally an iMac G4, then a PowerMac G5). I finally decided to ...
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Why does it take a long time to upload photos to Flickr using iPhoto '11?

I take a lot of photos and use iPhoto to manage everything. I also have a Premium Flickr account where everything gets sent to in order to have an online presence. Whenever I use the 'Share' option ...
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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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iPhoto '09 referenced library - modified files are saved locally?

I've been trying to organise my photos better on a NAS (QNAP) that is exposed as an AFP share. I've copied all the JPEGs into an organised structure on the NAS volume manually. I'd like the files on ...
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Video backup solution in the Cloud

I'm about to purchase the new Macbook Pro with Retina display and I want to get the cheapest version. But it only comes with a 256gbyte hard drive. I probably use 30gbytes for all my data and ...
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Unable to import iPhoto 11 Library in OS X Lion

I have an iPhoto 11 Library on an old Macbook Pro. I just received a new Macbook Pro with a clean copy of iPhoto 11 I put my iPhoto Library into Dropbox and synced When I try to import my iPhoto ...
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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 ...
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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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I can't update iPhoto

Iphoto was acting strangely, and was unable to open a valid iPhoto library that worked just fine with another copy of iPhoto on an external drive created with Superduper from my original disk. I'm ...
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How can I burn a slideshow to a DVD in its present form in iPhoto 2011?

Using iPhoto 2011. I was going to export my slideshow as a Quicktime movie, then burn it to DVD in iDVD. However when I get 3/4 of the way through my 20 minute slide show presentation, the video goes ...
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I'm using Hazel to move photos from the iPhoto catalog into Lightroom. Is this a terrible idea?

I use Lightroom and not iPhoto, and I'm on a MacBook Air, so HD space is premium. I want all my PhotoStream photos to find their way into Lightroom. I've set up a Hazel rule that looks at ...
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How do I move an iPhoto '11 book project from one mac to another

I have iPhoto '11 with Photostream set up on my Mac Mini and on my Macbook Pro. I'm getting rid of the macbook pro, but have a photo book I've been working on on it that I want to move over to my Mac ...
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Managing pictures and videos between my iPhone and iPad

I take a lot of photos and videos with my iPhone, and like to have most of them on my iPad. However, often, I take and combine videos with iMovie eliminating the need to have 10-20+ videos of whatever ...
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What happens if iPhoto is opened and the volume with the library is not available?

I'm considering purchasing a MacBook Air for my primary "home" computer. Given that it won't have enough storage for an iPhoto library for all of my photos, I'd like to also purchase an Airport ...
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iPhoto keeps importing duplicates

I have a "MyPictures" folder in which I keep my photos. I do not want iPhoto to manage my photos for me by copying them into its "Library", I just want to use the program "pointing" to the ...
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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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can I get the “date” of a photo with iPhoto on iOS?

I would like to know what date some of the photos on my iPhone were taken. Does iPhoto for iOS let me do that?
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How can I restore photos from my ipad?

My computer -- with its attendant photo library -- was stolen, and now the only copy I have of many pictures is on my ipad. How can I transfer those photos to my new mac? I tried the instructions ...
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organize pictures into destination folders automatically based on date

I have a ~50000 pictures: located in multiple folders not organized, there are duplicates source contains videos, but I need only pictures I would like to organize all of them into subfolders ...
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Some photos are not syncing to iPhone 4

When syncing photos through iTunes to my iPhone 4, I am finding that certain photos are not syncing. In one event there are 600+ photos yet only 200 are syncing across. Does anybody know why?
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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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How to throttle Photostream traffic?

When my wife's 2012 macbook pro is doing it's photostream sync, it slows my internet connection to a crawl and gives me 500+ pings in various video games. If I knew the ports that Photostream uses, ...
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How do I add keywords to iPhoto images using Automator

I have an Automator service that adds selected photos to iPhoto. I would like it to also add a specific keyword to these photos. How can I do this? I found this question, but the only answer does ...
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Sync single photos from Mac to iPhone

I'm trying so send photos from my Mac onto my iPhone. I don't want to sync whole folders. Is it possible to "sync" single selected photos without deleting all the others? Granted, "sync" is the ...
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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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Why does iphoto only open 4 images in the external editor?

I am using Photoshop as the external editor, but when I select a series of photos (more than 4) within iPhoto and choose "open in external editor" only the first four of the selected open. It's pretty ...
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How can I store edited pictures with iPhoto for iPhone?

Im a bit surprise about few things in IPhoto for iPhone. 1) I cant create albums or group pictures into events. Is it true? 2) Once Ive dited few photos there isnt an easy way to save them i to my ...
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Why does iPhoto need to “repair inconsistencies” in my libraries after every time I quit and open it?

Every time I open iPhoto '11 (version 9.2.3, latest version), it displays a dialog box that asks me to repair inconsistencies in my iPhoto library. After I click Repair, it takes 5 minutes to finish ...
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Are Photos from the Photos app in iOS backed up to iCloud?

Are Photos from the Photos app in iOS backed up to iCloud? I basically make albums in iPhoto and they are saved in my Photos app on my device. I really hope these are getting backed up to iCloud. Can ...
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Manage iPhoto event from Lightroom

I have a dream! I wish I could import my photos in Lightroom, process them and add them to several different collections/published collections that would then show up as events in iPhoto. Think ...
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What's the easiest way to free up disk space on my iMac with a huge photo library?

This is a hybrid hardware/software question with a few more factors than the typical "freeing disk space" question. I have an older iMac with (I think) about a 250 GB hard drive. It's been running ...
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How can I play MTS videos from my Sony camera on my Mac?

My family has used a Sony Cyber-Shot camera for several years. A few months ago, we replaced it with a newer model Cyber-Shot. To our dismay, however, the videos the camera records are not in the old ...