One of my most-asked questions during my last two Lightroom seminars was “How do I get my photos out of iPhoto and into Lightroom.” Matt got a lot of the same questions during his stops as well, so I asked Matt if he would do a short video for our students on how to make the move painless.

That video is up live over at Matt’s site (Here’s the link). Thanks Matt! :)

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Scott is the President of KelbyOne, an online educational community for Photographers, Photoshop and Lightroom users. He's editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, and the author of a string of bestselling Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography books.


  1. I had this exact same issue, so I decided to build a script to help me out. It copies the original images from iPhoto and separates them by year and event. If you’re comfortable tweaking python, it’s easy to adapt the script to copy the modified images too. You can get the script at:

    Hope it helps!

  2. that link goes only to a blog with a ton of ads on it

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