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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 ...
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What is the correct way to use an iPhone and iPhoto and PhotoStream?

I'm rather confused about the 'proper' way to use Photo Stream and an iPhone and iPhoto. Here's how I use iPhoto and my iPhone: (This workflow was as far as I can tell the correct way to operate ...
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Keeping photos between Lion and iOS synchronised

I own iPhoto on both platforms. Is it possible to keep the photos synchronised between the phone and mac? I don't mean simply transferring them from phone to mac when WIFI is available. I want when ...
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iTunes does not copy some photos

iTunes refuses to copy some photos to my iPod with the following message: Some of your photos, including the photo “somefile.jpg”, were not copied to the iPod “iPod” because they cannot be ...
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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?