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How To: Disable iPhoto's auto open when you connect a camera

By default, iPhoto will open as soon as your Mac detects a digital camera or iPhone. In this tutorial, learn how to change your iPhoto settings so that it does not automatically open. The auto open is a good feature, but can be annoying, especially if you are just using your computer to charge your device and do not need to import any files. iPhoto's auto-open can disrupt other activities you may be involved in on your computer. In this video, Luke will take you step by step through the proce...

How To: Export iPhoto slideshows as video

You can export your iPhoto slideshow as a video. First select photos, you want to use in the slideshow. Now you need to click on + button in iPhoto which is located at the bottom of the iPhoto. Then click slideshow and make sure "Use selected items...." box is checked and then click create. It will create the slideshow on the left. You can change the settings of your slideshow by clicking the setting icon, located at the bottom. There you can change the settings of your slideshow like link th...

How To: Create a photo album in iPhoto

In iPhoto, you'll use album to organize and arrange your photos the way you want, kind of like a playlist in iTunes. You can also use albums to publish webpages, create slideshows, and produce photobooks, calendars, and greeting cards.

How To: Put together a slideshow with Apple's iPhoto 11

Wondering how to show your family the 26,000 photos of recent trip to Mauritius? Well, it's easy with Apple's iPhoto 11, and this step-by-step tutorial. Select the photos you want, choose your delay time, add music and it's showtime! You won't have the overheating projector lights and the click-clack of the slide carousel, but you WILL have a much happier audience.

How To: Use iPhoto Smart Albums

In this video, we learn how to use iPhoto Smart Albums. These are useful for organizing your photos to see what you have. First, create a smart album on the file menu, then name it and go through the drop down menus to choose how you want to categorize your pictures. Choose the type of camera model you used, then you can see what photos you have that are taken with the type of camera that you used. This is very easy if you have a lot of photos and want to go through them easily. It also separ...

How To: Import photos to iPhoto

Once you've taken some photos, you'll need to move them from your digital camera to your Mac. Just connect your camera to the USB or Firewire port on your Mac with a cable. iPhoto will open automatically.

How To: Make a family photo album with iPhoto

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a family photo album with iPhoto. First, you will load your photos onto iPhoto from your digital camera. After this, you can combine all the photos from one event and label them into one album. You can use facial recognition on one photo to find more pictures of the person you're searching for. Once you open up a new scrapbook photo album, you can drag the picture into it. After this, you can add in text about the trip and then insert titles. You can als...

How To: Create a web gallery in iPhoto '08 with MobileMe

If you have a MobileMe account, use your MobileMe gallery to share your favorite photos with others online. This Apple iLife tutorial shows you how to load your photos into iPhoto and organize them and prepare them to put them in a web gallery. Once you have your photos ready in iPhoto, you will learn how to create a web gallery with MobileMe and upload everything to your MobileMe gallery.

How To: Create a full color photo book in iPhoto '08

Don't waste time at the store looking for the perfect photo album to put your vacation photos in. If you have iPhoto, you can do everything right from your computer. This Apple iLife tutorial shows you how to choose, organize and edit your photos, add them to a collection and turn them into a full color photo book. You do the work in iPhoto, then send it off to Apple to be professionally printed and bound - no cheesy Hallmark photo album necessary!

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