3 Replies Latest reply: Sep 19, 2010 10:54 PM by LarryHN
chama_bubs Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
Hello, I JUST bought my first mac and I'm trying to upload my pictures from my memory card and pu them into my iPhoto, can someone be so kind as to help me or let me know of a good website for new mac users, I just created a photo folder on my desktop but that's as far as I have gone.

Thank you very much

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
  • LarryHN Level 9 Level 9 (62,650 points)
    A great start is to take the iPhoto tutorials - http://www.apple.com/findouthow/photos/ - they are very helpful and will save you a lot of time and frustration.

    By default you connect your camera to your mac via the USB connection and it will open iPhoto and ask you to choose which photos to import or to import all - it is recommended that when the import is complete you do not have iPhoto delete the photos but dismount your camera (click on the dismount icon to the right of the camera in the iPhoto source pane) and unplug it - after verifying that everything is ok (I wait for at least one backup cycle) use the camera format command to delete the photos and renew the memory card format

    LN
  • chama_bubs Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Hello, thank you for your response, is there a way to upload using the memory card? I tried putting in the memory card but apparently it's not reading it, memory stick pro duo, is there a reason as to why it's not reading it? thanks in advanced.
  • LarryHN Level 9 Level 9 (62,650 points)
    Where are you putting the memory stick?

    The Mac slot is only for sd cards - for memory stick you need either a USB card reader (recommended) or connect your Sony Camera as I suggested



    SDXC card slot.
    Transfer your photos and videos to and from your iMac just as fast as you’re able to take them. The built-in SDXC card slot works with standard SD and SDHC cards along with the new SDXC format, which supports capacities up to 2TB. Just insert your camera’s memory card and import your photos to iPhoto. From there, it’s easy to organize your photos by the people in them, share them online, or create photo books.



    By default you connect your camera to your mac via the USB connection and it will open iPhoto and ask you to choose which photos to import or to import all



    LN