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Please help me practice good hygiene when it comes to iPhoto and iPhones

I have an iPhone. I use iPhoto on a MacBook. What settings for iCloud, Photo Stream, iTunes, etc will stop the frustrating situation I find myself in? [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Dec 1, 2013 - 8 answers

Is it dumb to "downgrade" my photo archives?

When digital photography was new, I saved everything at it's highest settings. Now that I currently have nearly 80 gigs of photographs, would it make sense to "downgrade" all of my photos to smaller sizes? [more inside]
posted by ColdChef on Jun 10, 2013 - 26 answers

bulk slide scanner for a mac - without breaking the bank

I'd like to buy a bulk (i.e., 20+ in a stack) slide scanner that will work with recent-model (usb/firewire/thunderbolt) macs. I see prices ranging from $1200 for used Braun scanners, to some real cheapies that look like a mistake waiting to happen for under $200. What's in the middle? Most of the used Nikons in the $500 range on ebay are SCSI only; I'd love something that works with current hardware (i.e., NOT SCSI) and has a pretty wide gamut - something approximating the RAW quality I get from my digital SLR. Is there hope for me?
posted by luriete on Jan 30, 2013 - 4 answers

How to recover files deleted from Mac trash and also deleted from CF card during reformat?

Is there a way to fully recover files from emptied trash on Mac 10.8.2? Or from a formatted Sandisk Compact Flash card? [more inside]
posted by slowtree on Oct 8, 2012 - 8 answers

Where iPad meets micro four thirds camera.

What's the best way to hookup my canon S95 and my iPad? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Nov 16, 2011 - 6 answers

Photo Library

I have several thousand images from almost 30 years of photography and filmmaking scattered throughout one of four hard drives on my Mac. I want to move all my images to their own drive, build a searchable photo library, and I need a way to organize, tag, search, and easily find images. [more inside]
posted by Ann Onymous on Apr 20, 2011 - 9 answers

Adding Lightroom to my workflow

Help me get Lightroom to play nicely with my photo library on OS X. Caveat: I don't want Lightroom to handle EVERY photo, just the raw files. Any advice appreciated. [more inside]
posted by caution live frogs on Jan 27, 2011 - 4 answers

Easy way to select keepers from exposure bracketed photos on Mac?

I often use exposure bracketing with my Panasonic DMC-FX01. But now I have a problem, a huge chunk of my iPhoto library is taken up by trios of the same shot only one of which is actually needed for my archive. Is there some easy way to review bracketed sets and select one while deleting the rest?
posted by pasd on Sep 25, 2010 - 5 answers

Slide Scanners for iMacs

Looking for a good Slide Scanner for my mother's iMac. [more inside]
posted by GJSchaller on Feb 2, 2010 - 10 answers

What software should I organize my pictures with, when I need seperation into 3 topics?

Can anyone recommend me software for a mac, that can help improving my workflow and organization of images, while I keep the images separated into 3 topics? [more inside]
posted by jakobmunster on Jul 14, 2009 - 4 answers

If this doesn't work I'm going back to the computers of John Hodgeman

When I burn pictures to a CD on my mac, why does it always burn the uncorrected ones? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Apr 14, 2009 - 6 answers

Switching from iPhoto to Lightroom

I'm a photographer, switching from iPhoto, to Lightroom. I only want one copy of my (original) photos. How can I make the switch, and clean my computer up, without deleting any photos/shoots accidentally? [more inside]
posted by hasna on Feb 20, 2009 - 4 answers

Flip me left, flip me right

iPhotoFilter: how to make vertically-oriented photos taken on a Casio EX-V8 automatically show up that way in iPhoto? [more inside]
posted by trouserlouse on Jan 21, 2009 - 5 answers

Image capture via Mac OS X from a Canon 400D (Rebel XTi). Help.

Remote image capture via Mac OS X from a Canon 400D (Rebel XTi). Help. [more inside]
posted by neblina_matinal on Oct 27, 2008 - 4 answers

Why won't my Macbook recognize my Canon S3 IS as a device?

Trying and failing to transfer photos from camera to laptop - why won't my Macbook recognize my Canon S3 IS as a device? [more inside]
posted by deern the headlice on Jul 15, 2008 - 6 answers

Looking for Fun Camera or Computer Projects during a Cross Country Drive

I'm looking for instructions, guides, or suggestions of something fun to do with my camera or laptop during an upcoming cross-country drive. [more inside]
posted by hworth on Jun 4, 2008 - 8 answers

Hiding certain photos in iPhoto.

iPhoto help: A friend is coming to use my computer when I'm not here. I have photos on the computer which another friend of ours does not want anyone to see. Is there a way to password protect existing photos or albums or easily hide them so I can get them back easily? I searched and it seems no is the answer but I'm hoping MeFites know a workaround. I'm on iPhoto 5.
posted by dobbs on Aug 4, 2007 - 16 answers

Stop photos from changing colour in iMovie

Problem in iMovie: When I select an imported photo and click on "Show Photo Settings", i.e. to apply the Ken Burns effect, my photo changes colours to reds and oranges. It changes back if I click "Hide Photo Options". Does anyone know how to fix this? [more inside]
posted by The Coach LD on Apr 30, 2007 - 4 answers

What is the best bag for traveling with a MacBookPro and DSLR camera/lens?

What type of all-in-one bag would you use to fly (economy across the country) with Nikon D-80 + MacBook Pro 15" (or equivalent equipment) that is comfortable, easy to store for flight, and functional? [more inside]
posted by tarthur on Apr 22, 2007 - 13 answers

realiable photo editing monitor to go with power mac G5

what kind of monitor should i buy to do high quality photo editing on? i am a photography student who will be purchasing a power mac G5 soon. im concerned with what monitor will be the most reliable for editing. from what i gather, i should avoid all lcd flat monitors and get a crt. is this true? i would prefer to keep the monitor price under $600. any advice is appreciated.
posted by slowtree on Jul 3, 2006 - 15 answers

iPhoto without iLife?

I have iPhoto2 on my Mac but after 3.5 years I find it pretty lame, so I decided to buy iPhoto6: but then I found out it comes bundled with iLife 06, ie 7 Gb of other programs I don't really want or need. I have about 11 Gb of free disk space. Is there a way to find a simple copy of iPhoto6 or, say, even iPhoto4? It should be about 600-700 Mb, I suppose. thanks!
posted by PenguinBukkake on Apr 25, 2006 - 12 answers

Can you suggest a decent, cheap external firewire or USB CDRW that works with OS9?

My mother has an older iMac running on OS9. I'd like to upgrade her to a new one but can't afford it right now. I need to buy an external firewire or USB CDRW that will work with OS9 so she can easily back up her digital photography; can anyone suggest something decent and cheap?
posted by luriete on Dec 1, 2004 - 8 answers

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