HT4116: Backing up iPhoto libraries with Time MachineLearn about Backing up iPhoto libraries with Time Machine
Currently Being ModeratedNov 15, 2012 8:46 PM (in response to Ken Phillips)
Get a regular external drive, format it as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) if it's not formatted that way, drag the iPhoto library there, launch iPhoto with the Option key held down, point it to that instance of the library, open the Time Machine pane of System Preferences, and ensure the drive isn't on the exclusion list.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 15, 2012 8:57 PM (in response to Ken Phillips)
If the TC is used for a Time Machine backup no!
You can run iPhoto with the library on and non TM drive that is formatted Mac OS extended (journaled)