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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 ...
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How can I stop iPhoto from uploading my videos to Facebook automatically?

When I visit my Facebook page I see several random videos that I didn't upload. iPhoto has done this several times to me- scared of what it will post with my knowledge! I try to close it and sometimes ...
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Import and create iPhoto Event from folder name

I would like to automatically import a folder to iPhoto (eg. with Automator). The Event Name should be the name of the folder with the images. Is this possible with automator?
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How to replace images in iPhoto with higher quality versions?

I use Aperture for photo editing and processing, but prefer iPhoto for keeping a gallery of my pictures. For a long time, I used the built-in tools in iPhoto to "Import from Aperture Library". What I ...
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backup and restore iPhoto library from OSX 10.5.8

How do I backup a complete iPhoto ('09 version 8.1.2 (424)) library with all its metadata from iPhoto of OSX 10.5.8 and then after a clean new install of the latest OSX 10.8.2 on the same machine, ...
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You have updates available on another account

I received this Mac as a gift. Everything worked fine, now in the App Store the default applications GarageBand, iMovie and iPhoto refuse to update, since it asks for the Apple ID of the previous ...
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iPhoto has missing photos but they can't be removed

I have an iPhoto library of about 2100 photos. It's iPhoto 11, v9.4.1 (701.67). At some point I imported some photo's from memory stick and played around with the 'store photos in library' vs. 'link ...
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Retroactively geotag photos

On my iPhone, I normally turn off Location Services on the Camera for privacy. I turned it in today for a specific event, but not before I had taken several photos without location information. How ...
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How to back up iPhoto and iTunes using Dropbox

Could someone explain in simple terms exactly how to back up iPhoto and iTunes (and if possible keep it synced) using Dropbox, please? I have purchased some additional space with Dropbox to do this, ...
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iPhoto problem after upgrading to Mountain Lion

I had an iMac running Snow Leopard. When I upgraded to Lion, iPhoto didn't recognize the photo database and I spent a year organizing it again. The error message I received was something like: "iPhoto ...
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iPhoto events view broken after import, images missing

I'm running the latest iPhoto on a 10.8.2 Retina MacBook Pro and experience some strange import problems since the end of last month. My library holds more then 26.000 images right now and whenever I ...
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iPhoto refuses to open, even after deletion and reinstall

Here's the error message: Dyld Error Message: Library not loaded: /Library/Frameworks/NyxAudioAnalysis.framework/Versions/A/NyxAudioAnalysis Referenced from: ...
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How to delete iPhoto photos?

I zipped my iPhoto library and am transferring that to S3. I then deleted the iPhoto library icon thing. I'm pretty sure that didn't get rid of the library. How do I find the previous iPhoto library ...
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Importing iPhoto over wireless

I'd like to copy all photos from one iPhoto album (on machine A) onto a new iPhoto library (on machine B). I realise I could import the physical folder over a share but I'd like to keep the event ...
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How can i take facebook pictures and put them into an iphoto album?

I see that once i put in my facebook credentials, i can see that when i go into albums it shows all of my facebook albums (when i drill into the album i see it then downloads the images). I can't ...
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What is the best way to create a slideshow in iphoto across multiple events?

I want to put together a slideshow but i want to use pictures across multiple events. I see you can click on Slideshow on a particular event. Do I have to copy these picture all into a new "event" ...
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iPhoto failed to download

After upgrading to Mountain Lion on my MacBook Pro, I noticed an update was available for iPhoto '11 (version 9.4) I went to App Store -> Updates and it downloaded and than hung. The message I ...
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iphoto is locked on a NAS, what to do?

Bought my father a 64GB Macbook Air as an upgrade to his old Macbook, and thought it was wise to move his ~60GB photo collection (heavens knows why it is so big, bigger than my own collection on ...
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Failure in Sharing iPhoto pictures

I couldn't share photo on facebook via iphoto (version1.0.1) using the new ipad. A non-stop loop between iphoto and facebook despite that I downloaded and installed many times the iphoto and the main ...
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Force images to synchronize from an iPhone to a Mac

My sister in law would like to synchronize photos from her iPhone to her Mac. When she connects the iPhone to her Mac, iTunes starts up but photos don't synchronize. I tried taking a couple of ...
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Get exclamation point alert icon when opening most pictures in iPhoto

My Library appears to be intact. All the events and albums are normal in thumbnail view but when I open a picture I get this exclamation point error icon that fills the screen. Looks fine in ...
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Does iPhoto copy all photos from Photo Stream, or just make references?

When using Photo Stream on the iPhone, you have access to the last 1,000 photos taken, or the last 30 days of photos (source). That same rule applies to all iOS devices, and beyond the 30-day window, ...
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How can I reset the sorting of my Events in iPhoto back to by date?

I see by default iphoto orders events by the earliest date inside the event. That being said, i see you can drag and drop events to come up with your own ordering. Is there a way to reset the ...
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How to retrieve deleted photos (duplicate) from iphone?

Recently i have imported my pics from iPhone in iPhoto and it asked me for deleting duplicate pics and i chose yes. But the problem is it has deleted some pics which i wanted but according to iPhoto ...
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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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is there anyway to directly email videos or upload a video from iphoto to youtube?

When i download images and video from my iphone everything shows up under pictures in my iphoto library. When i open iphoto i can scroll through pictures and videos but when i click on a video, i can ...
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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 ...
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On my MacBook Pro, how can I open a picture in Photoshop that is in my iPhoto library?

I have imported a bunch of photos from my iPhone into iPhoto. I notice that it saves my full photo library as a single file (12 GB in my case) and when I open iPhoto it works fine. I now want to open ...
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How can I transfer pictures from a Macbook Pro to an iPad I don't own?

My parents would like to have a copy of most of the photos that are stored within iPhoto. I can't find the files on the hard drive, and don't know the best way to transfer them to an iPad that isn't ...
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iPhoto files compressed in Time Capsule. Where is the original size?

My 8 year old iMac died some days ago. Fortunately, I have everything backed up on my Time Capsule. I just tried to get my photos from iPhoto off it, but realized that all my shots have been ...
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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 ...