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Taking Your iPhoto '11 to the Max by Michael Grothaus

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Chapter 2

Importing Your Photos

The first step to using iPhoto is adding pictures to it. After all, a photo-editing and organizing application is pretty useless if you don't have anything to edit or organize. Adding photos to your iPhoto Library is called importing. With iPhoto there are several ways you can import your photographs.

In this chapter, you'll learn about all the ways you can import your photographs from various sources including your digital camera, folders on your computer, a photo CD or DVD, a USB flash drive, an iPhone/iPod touch/iPad, and more. Let's get started.

Understanding How iPhoto Handles Imported Photographs

Before you import anything, it's important to understand how iPhoto handles file management of imported photographs. ...

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