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iPhoto ’11: The Macintosh iLife Guide to using iPhoto with OS X Lion and iCloud by Jim Heid, Michael E. Cohen, Dennis R. Cohen

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After the Import

What happens after iPhoto imports a set of photos? That’s up to you. Admire your shots. Start filing and organizing them. Email a few favorites to a friend.

If you’re like me, you’ll want to check out your shots right away. A couple of clicks gives you a full-screen slide show, complete with music—perfect when you have a circle of eager friends and family watching over your shoulder. Or be selective: display thumbnails of your new photos, then take a close-up look at the best of the bunch.

Some housekeeping may await, too. Delete the shots you don’t want. Rotate vertically oriented shots, if necessary. As you tidy up, you’ll probably start getting ideas for sharing the photos. Email, prints, books, calendars, cards, DVDs, Facebook, ...

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