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 a Photographer, bestselling Author, Host of "The Grid" weekly photography show; Editor of Photoshop User magazine; Lightroom Guy; CEO; struggling guitarist. Loves Classic Rock and his arch-enemy is Cilantro. Devoted husband, dad to two super awesome kids, and pro-level babysitter to two crazy doggos.


  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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