Problem When you open iPhoto, one of the following happens: No pictures are showing up Photo icons are blank iPhoto cannot read your Photo Library. Also, you don’t have the originals on your computer or a copy available. Cause You possibly have a corrupted or inaccessible iPhoto library. Solution Locate your iPhoto library. Normally this… Continue reading Retrieving photos from iPhoto
Problem In iPhoto, one (or several) images show an exclamation mark when you try to open them. Cause iPhoto is unable to find the location of the image. Solution You can try the following for each photo with the problem: Click on the photo. Click the Edit button located in the bottom right. Click the… Continue reading Exclamation mark on images in iPhoto
This can be used to troubleshoot problems with corrupt photos, thumbnails and permissions with your iPhoto Library. Hold down the cmd + alt keys and click on the iPhoto icon on the Dock. If it is not on your Dock. Go to the Applications folder and drag iPhoto to the Dock from there. Select all… Continue reading Rebuild / Repair iPhoto Database
To reinstall applications that came with your Mac: Insert the Applications Install Disc that came with your Mac. Once it appears, double click on Install Bundled Software. Follow the instructions and click the Customize button when you see it. Click the triangle next to Bundled Applications to expand it. Check the applications you want to… Continue reading How to reinstall iPhoto, iMovie and other software
Problem When connecting certain devices like a digital camera or iPhone, iPhoto will open up automatically. Solution Open iPhoto. In the top left of the screen (next to the apple), click iPhoto, then click Preferences. In the Preferences window, the last option is ‘Connecting camera opens:’ Set the dropdown option to ‘No application’.