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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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Smart Albums and Places

A Smart Album for a Region

Maybe you’d like to create a smart album that collects photos created in a region, such as the San Francisco Bay Area or greater Paris. The technique at right won’t do the job—if you specify San Francisco, iPhoto won’t find photos taken in Sausalito.

Here’s where map view helps.

Step 1. Use the map in Places to zoom and pan so that the region whose photos you want are visible.

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A Smart Album for a Specific Place

Here’s how to quickly gather all the geotagged photos taken in a certain location.

Step 1. Create a new smart album (see page 46).

Step 2. Set up the pop-up menus to read Place is location ...

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