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Fastest way to get a photo from iPhone to Mac?

I just want to snap a photo on my phone and work with it on my Mac. Currently I text it to myself (so it comes up in Messages on the desktop)-- quick but hacky. Email is 2nd option (slower). Airdrop ...
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2answers
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Way to auto-group existing photos into events?

I migrated from primarily a PC desktop to a Macbook Pro, and with that, brought along 10+ years of digital photos. On my PC, I had each 'event' grouped into sub-folder by date, so that worked out well ...
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1answer
39 views

Can't select an iCloud Photo Stream for Screen Saver

I used to choose an iCloud Photo Stream of mine for my screen saver. But now, when I go to my screen saver settings, there is no option to choose an iCloud Photo Stream, but only Apple's default ...
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2answers
77 views

How can I clear photos from an iPhone?

I'm trying to delete my camera roll, I imported in to iPhoto, then deleted all the photos with Image Capture. As soon as I open the Photos app on the iPhone it just starts downloading everything ...
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0answers
37 views

Smart Folder not picking up images in subfolders

Until recently I used this excellent tip, to create a (smart) folder on my mac showing all the screenshots that I have taken with my iPhone (via the iPhoto directory system and photostream). This was ...
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0answers
1k views

Photos not uploading to photo stream or syncing with iCloud

So I have a heavy question that I haven't seen asked on ad, so, or su. Question -- My photos are not uploading from my iPhone nor iPhoto to my photo stream. Why? Background -- When I attempt to ...
3
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1answer
167 views

Does iPhoto need to be open in order to download Photo Stream photos?

Apple's official documentation on Photo Stream states: My Photo Stream stores the last 30 days of photos taken with your iOS device or imported from a camera to your Mac or Windows computer, and ...
2
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2answers
300 views

Automatically delete photo from Photo Stream when deleted in iPhoto or Aperture

After importing photos I quickly delete all the duplicate photos & bad ones. However they all still make their way to my Photo Stream and stay there even after I've pruned the bad photos. Is ...
2
votes
2answers
139 views

Can one stream photos to Shared Photostream from Finder on a Mac?

I know someone who is considering the possibility of setting up an iPad as a digital photo frame. Ideally, they would use Shared Photostreams to easily put pictures on the device. This is easy for any ...
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0answers
123 views

in iPhoto, how to locate photos NOT in a particular photo stream?

I've noticed that if I add the same photo to a photo stream more than once, iPhoto is apparently not smart enough to recognize that it's a duplicate, and instead goes ahead and adds the photo a second ...
4
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2answers
623 views

Disabling the iPhoto Photo Stream App badge icon without disabling shared streams?

When I have new photos available in my shared photo streams, the iPhoto icon in the dock has a red circle with a number in it, also known as a "Badge App Icon". I went to System Preferences -> ...
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0answers
512 views

Unable to join Photo Stream on OS X 10.8.5

I received an email invitation to join a Photo Stream. When I clicked on the "Join this Photo Stream" link on my MacBook Pro, I was taken to a page with the following message: Photo Stream ...
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1answer
2k views

Subscribing to a Photo Stream in iPhoto 11

I've been struggling to view photos from a subscribed photostream in iPhoto 11. I'm running OS X 10.7.5 and iPhoto 11 9.4.3 and I've been following this guide: To subscribe to a shared photo ...
4
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1answer
250 views

Figuring out what Photo Stream is uploading exactly

Even though I have unchecked the Automatic Upload of Photo Stream on Aperture (same on iPhoto), I can see through Little Snitch that it is hogging my upload bandwith constantly. When I wait (hours, ...
3
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3answers
13k views

Understanding Photo Stream

I have some questions about Photo Stream: Are the photos that I take with my iPhone kept in the camera roll and PhotoStream folders? (Sometimes I take a photo and it appears in camera roll but not ...
2
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2answers
5k views

Can I add existing photos in my camera roll to a new photo stream?

I just got a new MacBook Pro with the current version of iPhoto, which supports Photo Stream. I have an iPhone 4, but never had Photo Stream enabled because my previous computer couldn't run the ...
0
votes
1answer
782 views

how to get Apple TV to start an iPhoto slideshow in the middle?

I have a photo album in iPhoto '11. To stream it to my Apple TV (3rd gen), I open iTunes '11 and do File > Home Sharing > Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV. I select my photo album from the ...
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1answer
377 views

Why are Photo Stream process running, but photos only loads when iPhoto is opened?

I have a process called Photo Stream running, but I have been discovering that my photos in my photo stream only loads when iPhoto is opened. Why?
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1answer
1k views

Time Machine stopped backing up my iPhoto library a year ago, lost all photos

I recently got my iMac's HDD replaced and when I restored my computer, every single Time Machine backup stretching back to last October contained the same size iPhoto library (+/- 100MB), which was ...
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1answer
810 views

PhotoStream on iPhoto-MacBook is different from PhotoStream-iPad

I see so many pictures that I have took with iPhone on iPad Photo Stream. But today I also wanted to activate PhotoStream on iPhoto on MacBook. So did I ! but the images it has downloaded are just ...
2
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3answers
1k views

How can I reliably move photos from an iPhone and iPad to a Mac without losses or duplicates?

I have a MacBook, an iPhone, and an iPad all using the same iCloud account to sync photos, among other things. There are photos on the iPhone in its Camera Roll, Photo Stream, the iPhoto app, and ...
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1answer
4k views

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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1answer
705 views

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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1answer
481 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
1k views

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, ...
0
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3answers
9k views

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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4answers
7k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
7k views

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 ...
4
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1answer
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
317 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
14k views

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. ...
4
votes
3answers
25k views

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. ...
2
votes
2answers
486 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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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3answers
145k views

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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1answer
156 views

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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1answer
1k views

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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votes
1answer
7k views

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.