Posted by: macintoshsisters | February 21, 2008

Explore hidden powers in iPhoto ’08

Much of the attention for iPhoto ’08 has focused on the new Events pane, which organizes your photos based on when they were taken. But Apple’s newest photo manager has many more tricks up its sleeve.

Import photos intelligently
In previous versions of iPhoto, importing photos was an all-or-nothing affair. But no longer. Now when you connect a camera or memory card, you can Command-click on just the photos you want to download and then click on Import Selected. Once it has added the photos to your library, iPhoto offers to delete the originals from your camera—but don’t do it. The best way to delete photos from a memory card is to reformat the card using your camera’s menu controls. This creates a fresh set of directory structures on the card, lessening the chance of losing photos to a memory-card glitch.

FULL article at MacWorld

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