iPhoto Original Pictures...

Discussion in 'Graphics' started by The Translucent Amoebae, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. It seems to me that Once you modify a picture in iPhoto,
    You would, in many cases, never want to go back to the Original Image,
    and if you're memory conscious of the space that it is still taking up
    on your hard drive...

    Is there a simple/ elegant way to get rid of it...???

    Thanx!
     
    The Translucent Amoebae, Aug 30, 2008
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  2. In article <>,
    Shawn Hirn <> wrote:

    > In article
    > <>,
    > The Translucent Amoebae <> wrote:
    >
    > > It seems to me that Once you modify a picture in iPhoto,
    > > You would, in many cases, never want to go back to the Original Image,
    > > and if you're memory conscious of the space that it is still taking up
    > > on your hard drive...
    > >
    > > Is there a simple/ elegant way to get rid of it...???

    >
    > No. With iPhoto, the image modifications are not really changes to the
    > original; they are more like layers on it, so if you get rid of the
    > original photo, you get rid of all the changes you made to it.


    Shawn-

    One alternative would be to export the photo, verify it has the changes,
    delete the original and import the exported photo.

    However, I've learned NOT to mess with an original! There are too many
    things that can go wrong. I think it is worth the space it requires.
    (You can buy a small 100 Gig bus-powered USB hard drive for less than
    $100.)

    Fred
     
    Fred McKenzie, Aug 31, 2008
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