Viewing Pictures

The Photos app provides several ways to view your pictures:

  • Photos Lists every picture individually for you to choose

  • Albums Groups pictures into categories

  • Events Groups pictures based on the date they were captured

  • Faces Organizes pictures based on the people in them

  • Places Organizes pictures based on where they were taken


To take advantage of the Faces feature covered in this chapter, you’ll need to use iPhoto or Aperture (on a Macintosh) to tag pictures with each person’s face. If you’re using a Windows computer, you won’t be able to use the Faces feature. No matter what type of computer you use, you’ll be able to use the other features because most digital cameras capture the date a picture was taken and some of the newest ...

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