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Taking Your iPhoto '11 to the Max by Michael Grothaus

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Chapter 5

Organizing Your Photos: Faces

Faces is one of those features of iPhoto that makes you take a step back and go “Wow!” With Faces, iPhoto uses facial recognition technology built into the software to identify and group individuals into collections of photos. With Faces, you can easily see all pictures of your child, spouse, or a particular friend in a single location—the Faces corkboard.

Creating Faces Collections

To get started with Faces, select Faces in iPhoto's source list. By default, iPhoto will have scanned the photos in your iPhoto Library already to pick out and identify faces of people who appear in your photographs.

When you select Faces for the first time, you'll be taken to the Find Faces screen, as shown in Figure 5–1

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