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If you use iPhoto's face-recognition tool, don't lose all of your hard work with one stroke of bad luck. Back up your Faces data to protect against data corruption or user error.
Getting started with iPhoto's face-recognition tools may seem like a time-consuming task. But these speedy shortcuts can ease the process and help you better navigate your library.
Jay Hilgert’s Brush Pilot is a simple application that lets you preview, install, and delete brushes anywhere on your hard drive. James Dempsey takes a closer look.
Learn how to create an album in iPhoto to show all photos from all events that contain at least one photo of a selected person.
iPhoto '09's Places features lets you tag the location where an image was shot. But what if you don't have a GPS-enabled camera? Here's how you can recreate the location-tagging feature with the help of an iPhone.
You say your iPhoto library is unwieldy? Here's how to split it into smaller libraries.
Pros know that enlarging photos is not always as simple a task as it looks. James Dempsey shows you how Alien Skin Software's Blow Up 2 can produce high-quality enlargements without a lot of fuss.
iPhoto indicates you have 2GB of images yet the iPhoto Library item is 6GB. Why?
Ted Landau looks at solutions to a pair of potential problems Apple has identified with the iLife suite.
Though its been part of Photoshop for some time now, Photoshop Actions doesn't get the attention that it deserves. James Dempsey looks to remedy that in the latest Creative Notes post.
Alien Skin Software's Bokeh does more than just add and adjust out-of-focus areas of an image to enhance the subject matter. It can also add tilt-shift effects to an image, as James Dempsey explains.
If you want to apply the visually distinctive appearance of light in the out-of-focus area of a photograph -- a term known as "bokeh" -- you've come to the right place. James Dempsey shows you how to do it with a $199 plug-in from Alien Skin Software.
A simple tip could speed up iPhoto operations for those with older hardware and/or large iPhoto libraries.
Get the most out of the new Places feature in iPhoto '09, which lets you pin your pictures to a map so you can find them more easily later.
The recent iPhoto 8.0.2 update includes several unheralded enhancements -- some of them quite useful. Computerworld's Ryan Faas explores the changes.