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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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A Cookbook of Custom Places

As I’ve already mentioned, by selecting a pin and then refining its location and vicinity, you can create your own custom places. Here are a few ideas.

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If your camera has a GPS receiver or you’re using a current iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, you’ve already arrived: every photo you take contains location information. iPhoto reads this data when you import photos, adding those photos to your map.

At this writing, a few consumer-oriented digital cameras have built-in GPS receivers. Many single-lens reflex (SLR) digital cameras accept optional GPS receivers. Shown here: the oddly named Promote GPS, which ...

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