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bbboy05
23rd September 2007, 01:11 PM
More questions!

I've imported pictures from my camera and it's now sitting nicely in my iPhoto library. I tried to upload the pictures onto a image hosting site but I couldn't locate the pictures. Where is the physical files of the pictures? I can view it on iPhoto library but couldn't find them anywhere else on my computer.

I hope this makes sense.

xfodder
23rd September 2007, 01:13 PM
what version of iphoto are you running?

bbboy05
23rd September 2007, 01:47 PM
iPhoto 08
Version 7.0.1(334)

icant
23rd September 2007, 01:51 PM
Just drag the photos from within iPhoto.

If you insist on finding the files through the Finder, then they are in a package in the Pictures folder in the Home Folder. The package iPhoto Library can be accessed via the contextual menu "Show Package Contents".

bbboy05
23rd September 2007, 01:54 PM
Yeah, that's what I'm doing at the moment (drag photos to desktop).

I guess I'll stick to doing this then. The other option sounds too... complicated.

icant
23rd September 2007, 03:11 PM
If you click on the photo within iPhoto, you can also select "show file" from the contextual menu.

Goodbye
23rd September 2007, 03:43 PM
Just remember that if you drag photo from iPhoto to the desktop they will stay at their original size, which is usually HUGE.

I always use the "Export" command and choose a smaller size, especially if I am uploading to a website.