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I installed a copy of Mountain Lion on my macbook pro thinking that I had a good time capsule backup. The backup was corrupt. The only thing I want to try to recover are the 7600 photos I had in iPhoto. Luckily i have them on my IPhone and iPad. I am trying to find a way to get them back on to my MacBook. Help.
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I am confused. Installing Mountain Lion has no effect on your iPhoto library, so all your photos should still be there.

Is there a largish chunk of this story that you've left out?
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Yes. I neglected to say that i erased my drive first because I wanted to start fresh.
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Why don't you plug in your iPhone/iPad to your Mac, point iPhoto at it and suck the images back onto the Mac?

What's preventing you from doing this?

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I have tried that and it does not show that there are photos on the iPad
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And you can see the photos on the iPad through the camera roll?

So following iOS: Importing personal photos and videos from iOS devices to your computer you see nothing in iPhoto when the iPad is connected?

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Give iExplorer a go. Let's you see parts of the file system so you can copy the photos off

External hard disk acquisition addict - but admitting the problem is the first step to a robust backup

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