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what is the point of photo journals

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Feb 4, 2013 6:21 AM

Can anyone outline in simple terms what the whole point of Journals is in iPhoto as opposed to albums? When would I use versus the other?

iPhone 4S, iOS 6.1
  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,560 points)
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    Feb 5, 2013 10:41 AM (in response to RavelMan)

    A journal is a way to format your album with a layout and added widgets, like a digital scrapbook, see: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH3152

     

    You can publish your journal as a webpage, and whenever you change the journal your published webpage will be updated.

     

    It is the only way I know, to host a webpage with a photos album in iCloud.

     

    A regular album is a way to organize your photos and view them, based on tags - an album structures your photos into subsets, so you can better access them.

     

    Regards

    Léonie

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