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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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Browse iPhoto library in photoshop or bridge

For whatever reason you cannot browse your iPhoto library from Photoshop. I had hoped CS6 would have added something but no. I have been looking for years and can't believe no one has written a plug ...
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how to keep low-res photos handy, while archiving high-res versions?

I have a laptop with a 256Gb SSD that always seems to be full. A lot of my disk space is used by photos (in Aperture and iPhoto). What I really want is to have low-res versions of all my photos on ...
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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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Is there a better photo application than iPhoto for managing iPhone videos and photos?

I've been using iPhoto for my photos and videos. However, it's become so slow, I'm lucky if it can download my 2 or 3 photos/videos when I leave my computer on overnight. And then I have to often ...
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What obsolete files can I remove from my iPhoto Library?

I've been using iPhoto since many versions ago ... probably since version 1. In that time, the file structure of its iPhoto Library has changed a few times, and I suspect that some of the files in ...
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iPhoto Lost Faces

I just noticed that my iPhoto lost all of the "Faces" data (reason unknown). It must have happened fairly recently. I sync the entire library with my iPad, and the faces are still on the iPad. And ...
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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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iCloud access through browser

My iphone takes photos, automatically uploads them to the cloud in a cool way and then they arrive on my iPhoto without me having to do anything - that's excellent but is it also possible for me to ...
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What is the most effective way for a iPhoto user to have all photos synced and stored in the cloud for sharing?

If I make the switch in handling my photos on my Mac, from Picasa to iPhoto, then I need to have a way to have all of my photos synced and stored on cloud servers, for photo sharing online. (note, all ...
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Does PhotoStream sync to my Mac when iPhoto is not open?

The only application I have on my Mac that works with PhotoStream is iPhoto. I'm wondering if my Mac grabs the images from PhotoStream constantly or if it only downloads them when I launch an ...
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Macbook Air iPhoto does not see albums on the iPad

I have a number of photo albums on my iPad. When I connect my iPad to my macbook air and go to iPhoto I only see the photos in my camera roll. I want to transfer my photos on my iPad to my mac. I ...
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How do you access the content of the iPhoto bundle from Time Machine?

I would like to access the files of the iPhoto library bundle to retrieve just some of the files to help solving this question about corrupted iPhoto db files properly. In time machine mode there is ...
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How can I programatically fill a flash drive with my latest photos from iPhoto?

Suppose I want to fill up a flash drive with the most recent photos in my iPhoto Library. I want to end up with an external drive that has all my photos in a single directory (no nested folders) ...
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Selectively control when Aperture/iPhoto opens

Both Aperture and iPhoto have a setting of whether to open "when a camera is connected." I want this option to be checked, but I don't want it to consider my iPad a camera. How can I enable it for ...
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What happens to photos that you edit using iPhoto for iOS?

If I use iPhoto for iOS to edit a photo from my photostream or one of the albums which is synched from my desktop iPhoto library, it shows up in a special "edited" album in iPhoto for iOS. Is there a ...
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iPhoto overhead and the iPad

I have been delaying switching to iPhoto on OSX. A quick experiment had shown that the overhead (actual storage / bare file storage) is too high, although I do not have a concrete number to mention at ...
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Dimensions as criteria for iPhoto smart album?

In iPhoto '11 (latest version, on Mac OS Lion), can I make a smart album for all photos of a certain size (e.g. 960x640)? Can I make a smart album containing photos of multiple sizes? EDIT I ...
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Cannot reinstall iPhoto from App Store in Lion

My company recently upgraded my laptop to OS X Lion and was pre-installed with iPhoto purchased under a different Apple ID. I have my own purchased version so wanted to update the app, but it asked ...
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How to access Journals from iCloud.com

Is there a way to access Journals publish by iOS iPhoto, directly from icloud.com, without knowing the link already. Currently I have to "share the link with a friend" before I can access it on ...
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Using a Mac Mini as a central photo repository

Is it possible to setup a mac mini as a central photo repository and have all the tagging and extra info follow to the other computers on the network? Or would each computer have to access iPhoto on ...
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How to move from Aperture to iPhoto

What's the best way to import my Aperture library to iPhoto?
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Re-colorize iTunes/iPhoto sidebar icons?

I simply can't abide Lion's/Apple's dedication to monochrome sidebars everywhere in Lion. The SIMBL technique still works in the Finder, but the new 10.6 version of iTunes breaks all the previous ...
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Two Photo Streams, one iPhoto library

My wife and I share the same iPhoto library, which exists on a mounted disk image with each of our user accounts pointing to this same shared library. We each have iPhones and I wondered whether our ...
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What is wireless beaming and how do I use it?

In the new version of iPhoto for iOS it has a setting for "Wireless Beaming". I'm not quite sure what this even is. If I can share photos among devices, do they all have to have iPhoto installed? What ...
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Where are photos imported via iPhoto stored on disk?

I imported some photos from iPhoto and want to attach them to an email message after exporting them. However, Pictures -> iPhoto Library is not a folder. Where is the actual folder that these photos ...
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Some iPhone/iPad photos do not appear on the map of iPhoto

It happens to me sometimes that using iPhone or iPad, I take pictures in open air environments, but later, when photos are exported to iPhoto, they do not appear on the Map. What could be the cause?
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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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How to avoid iOS devices being first selection when launching iPhoto

As an developer I often have an iOS device connected to my MacBook Air when I launch iPhoto. The standard behaviour is for the last selected item in the source list to be selected on launch, except ...
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How can I create a photo slide show of one face from iPhoto's faces?

I really like the view in the Faces section of iPhoto when you are identifying possible matches. You get the closeup of just the picture and you can see all of the ways the person has changed over ...
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iPhoto 9.2.1 crashes on open

iPhoto 9.2.1 crashes within seconds of opening. I'm running OSX 10.6.8. I have tried deleting and re-installing iPhoto. I have also tried rebuilding the library using iPhoto Manager. Any ideas?
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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 ...