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How do I move my iPhoto library to an external drive available through Time Capsule?

Like many others, the number of photos that we are storing these days is growing. Also, we have multiple iPhoto libraries on various computers. So it makes sense to consolidate photos into a ...
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iPhoto: How to only set the year of a picture?

I use iPhoto to manage my pictures. Unfortunately I have many pictures from the 80s. These pictures are actually slides that I have scanned in during 2008. So my problem is that the creation date of ...
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How do I password protect iPhoto '11?

I have some albums in my iPhoto 11, that contain personal photos. I want to password protect particular albums or the iPhoto application itself. Is there any way to password protect iPhoto 11?
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How can I keep 200 recent photos on my iPhone and the rest on my Mac?

I have about 1500 photos in my camera roll. Because of this, my iPhone has about 2GB worth of photos. I would like to have only the most recent 200 photos on my iPhone and the rest on my Mac. How can ...
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Where does iPhoto'11 store its photos?

Does it work like Aperture and store files in its own directory? If so, where is this? I'm debating on dropping Aperture to save space on my hard drive, so want to know how iPhoto works before I ...
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Is there a way to look at photos by date taken in iPhoto?

In Windows Live Photo Gallery, there's an easy way to view photos by date taken: How do I accomplish the same thing in iPhoto '11?
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How do I get photo albums to sync via iCloud?

I seem to remember photo albums that I created/edited on my iphone syncing via icloud with iphoto and my ipad. After a full restore and update, I can no longere make this work. Please help.
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Copy An Event From iPhoto

Is there a way to copy just the contents of a single event from iPhoto to another location? When I want to zip up all of the photos in a single event and move them somewhere, like to a USB drive, I ...
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iPhoto opens with spinning beach ball and won't stop [closed]

My daughter's MacBook Pro has a problem with iPhoto. Just get a spinning wheel after opening. I've tried deleting and reloading from time capsule backups when it did work. That didnt work. Anyone have ...
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Most iPhone 4S photos import into iPhoto 11 as all black images

Strange problem: when I import photos from my iPhone 4S (5.0.1) into iPhoto 11 (latest), MOST of the images show as all black. Strangely, almost all landscape photos are imported/displayed ok, ...
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Setting up iPhoto library on external HDD

Is there any way to set iPhoto library on external HDD instead of main HDD. I have a lot of photos and am running out of space on my MBP. I was thinking to achieve it by symlinks or something. It ...
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How can I delete an individual photo from my photostream? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you erase pictures from the Photo Stream album on an iPhone running iOS 5? Either on my Mac, or on iPhone or iPad, how can I delete an individual image from my ...
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Is it safe to delete ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.iLifeSlideshow/Pictures?

I was just doing a quick audit of the files on my hard drive and noticed that ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.iLifeSlideshow/Pictures is taking up 1.57 GB on my machine! This leads to the following ...
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Using iCloud with iPhoto without upgrading to iPhoto 9

Is there any way to use iCloud on OS X Lion to share pictures with my iPhone without upgrading to the newest iPhoto? I know the newest iPhoto isn't that expensive but I don't use it for anything at ...
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Pictures folder appears as a bundle?

I'm troubleshooting a relative's Mac and the Finder sees her "Pictures" folder as a bundle. When I right-click to see the package's content, I can see that the folder seems to have the same structure ...
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Export photos from iPad or Apple TV

I have a lot of photos in which I have tagged people, given it the right information and so on. Sadly, I lost all these photos when I did a clean install of OS X Lion. The photos were being ...
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Missing photos from iPhoto sync in iTunes to iPhone

iTunes is not recognizing the correct number of photos in some of my iPhoto events. Some events are showing as having 0 photos in them, others are showing far fewer photos than the event actually has. ...
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iPhoto isn't working on my 2011 MacBook Pro with OS X Lion

I don't know why but my iPhoto on my dock just has a picture of some pencils and an ø through everything and it was the same thing when I looked at it in the applications. When I try to open it, it ...
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Why is my iPhoto burn failing?

I am trying to burn selected photos to a DVD and it keeps telling me that the burn failed: I've tried rebooting and that helped the first time, but the second disk I tried to burn failed. What's up ...
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Moving and upgrading an iPhoto library

A few months ago I had an external drive with my iPhoto Library for iPhoto 4 on it failed. I was able to recover everything from the drive successfully and continued using the iPhoto library in its ...
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How to send existing photos to photo stream?

I just enabled iCloud on my iPad. I've also downloaded iPhoto on my Mac to sync my photos on the iPad. The problem is that I can only get pictures that I downloaded after I enabled iCloud on my iPad. ...
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How do I get iPhoto's facial recognition to stick?

I worked with iPhoto for a while, tagging photos with faces. Now when I view my own faces, I see "Steven Fisher may be in 8 additional photos." I click Confirm Additional Faces, then click to confirm ...
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Sharing a iPhoto Library between users on the same computer

I tried to share my iPhoto library with putting it into my sharing folder. I changed the permissions, so the other users can use it. Now they can use it, but if they add new photos, i cannot edit ...
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How do I force iPhoto to download new photos in my Photo Stream?

I'm listing some items for sale online, and have taken a bunch of pictures with my iPhone. About half-way through the process, iPhoto '11 stopped downloading new photos into its local Photo Stream. ...
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iPhoto does not recognize already imported pictures

I had my iPhone replaced, and restored my data from the iTunes backup. Unfortunately, now iPhoto thinks the photos that were restored from backup are new photos, and so it does not hide them when I ...
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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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What is the best way to consolidate two iPhoto libraries into one library?

On the family's iMac my wife and daughter have separate user accounts, each with their own iPhoto library. My wife has asked me to consolidate both libraries into a single library for convenience. ...
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Transform ordering of photos in iPhoto to files

I use iPhoto to organize my photos, especially to order them. If I copy a whole album, for example the last holiday trip, to an usb stick, all images are transfered, but not in the order I created in ...
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How can I upload my whole iPhoto-Library to flickr?

Is there any plugin or other tool that I can use to upload my whole iPhoto Library to flickr? What do I need to do with that tool?
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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 ...
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How exactly do I get Facebook to link my friends to iPhoto's Faces tags when sharing from iPhoto?

I'm preparing to upload an iPhoto event to Facebook for the first time (I'm using iPhoto '11 and my Mac runs Mac OS X 10.7), except I can't quite get Facebook to turn iPhoto's Faces tags into links to ...
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iPhone does not show up on iPhoto anymore

Since the update to iOS5 my iPhone 3GS does not show up as a device on iPhoto anymore. Before that, iPhoto was working without any hitch. I'm currently using the following: MacBook Pro 2.4 GHz Intel ...
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Managing second iPhoto library with some albums and events from first library

My iPhoto library is very fat already. I have about 90GB in it. I want to make a new one and label it 2012-present with the old one something like 2000-2011. However I do sync my iOS devices with my ...
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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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iPhoto crashes on import

Every time I import photos with iPhoto, it crashes! I have no idea how to diagnose. I used cleanapp to remove all traces of iPhoto I just purchased http://www.fatcatsoftware.com/iplm/ to try ...
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Doing a clean install of Lion on a system purchased with Snow Leopard results in iPhoto lost. How to recover?

I am not terribly dependent on iPhoto, but I'd prefer not to purchase it via the App Store, as I already owned the app in Snow Leopard. However, now that I have done a clean install of OS X Lion (did ...
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How do I view my iCloud Photo Stream online?

I set up iCloud when I installed iOS 5 on my iPhone and was excited about Photo Stream. I logged into icloud.com and found there are no photos. What gives? I was hoping that this would end the need to ...
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iPhoto claims there is an update available

iPhoto came with my Mac. It is currently version 9.1.1. When I open iPhoto, it pops up: "An iPhoto update is available. Would you like to open Software Update?" Then it offers me to start Software ...
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Can you copy location metadata from one photo to another in iPhoto?

Some of my imported pictures don't have location data on them because they were created using apps like Diptic. I'd like to tag them with them location data but the 'Assign a place...' search dialog ...
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Want to post an iphone 4 video on youtube, but it needs to be rotated

I filmed something with my iphone 4 by rotating the phone so that it looks wide. Like a widescreen TV. But when I upload the .mov to youtube, the video is sideways and tall & skinny. How do I ...
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Can I wirelessly download videos from my iPhone camera roll to my Mac?

I have an iPhone4, upgraded to iOS5, and a Mac running the latest Lion updates as well. The new Wireless Sync feature keeps everything up to date with iTunes, and the iCloud Photostream takes care of ...
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Photo Streams from two or more iCloud accounts into same iPhoto library?

I'd like to connect iPhoto on my MBP to my photo stream and my wife's photo stream. We each have our own Apple ID and iCloud account. Can iPhoto connect to multiple iCloud photo streams? Thanks.
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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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Is using a Mac mini as an iPhoto server for 2 client laptops a good idea?

We have 200+ gigs of pictures and home videos on both me and my wife's laptops. This is getting unmanageable as well as taking up too much hard drive space on both of our laptops. I am thinking about ...
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Compress iPhoto movies for archiving

Is there any automatic way (or a good script) to compress the videos you import to iPhoto? I currently import the pictures and videos from my camera, and the videos are not compressed at al, and take ...
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How to remove photos from a device which have been imported previously in iPhoto?

I have imported all photo's from my phone (Samsung Wave 525) to iPhoto. As I was using iPhoto for the first time, I did not want to delete all photos at the end of importing, preferring to check ...
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Uninstalling OS Lion, and transferring photos to MacBook if full restore needed

I have, stupidly, upgraded to OS Lion on both my desktop and laptop. I've now done a hard restore on my laptop, back to Snow Leopard, and reinstalled my photo software, which wouldn't work with Lion. ...
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How do I prevent image scaling when burning an iPhoto Slideshow in iDVD?

In iPhoto '11, I have created a slideshow and sent it to iDVD 7.1.2 (Share > iDVD...). iDVD does fine with maintaining the timing, the music, the transitions, etc. However, even though I have the ...
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How can I export my iPhoto library so I can import it on another computer?

I want to export my iPhoto library so that I can import it onto another computer and still keep the Events I've organized etc. How can I do this?
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Adding copyright info on each photo using iPhoto

Is it possible to add copyright information, or a logo, on the pictures themselves (bottom right corner for instance) for a selection of photos, at once, using iPhoto ? If iPhoto is not the right app ...