I am trying to do a simple task of just taking a screenshot with automator and importing that screenshot into iPhoto. The screenshot takes fine and saves it to the correct location. It does save as a .png file but then I get an error when it goes to the next step of getting the specified finder items. It fails and states Conversion from Image files to Files/Folders failed and unrecognized selector sent to instance. See screenshot below.

My ultimate goal is to do a time lapse setup with automator. Any thoughts on what may be causing this error? I am running OSX 10.8.3


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Try to ignore input for Get Specified Finder Items action.

To do so, select Options, and check Ignore this action's input:

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