How to import photos from your digital camera to a folder in macOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra is not a significant update over its previous version, but there are a lot of exciting things that encourage Mac owners to upgrade. One such thing lies in the ability to import photos from your digital camera to a desired folder on your Mac. This is a great addition to macOS, as it eliminates the need to browse through your photos to locate your recently added photos and then put them a folder on your machine. However, the process may be a little bit confusing to some Mac owners. With that in mind, we are here to help.

In this tutorial, we are going to go through the steps to import photos from your digital camera to a folder on Mac. Before we begin, make sure you are now running macOS High Sierra.

How to import photos from your digital camera to a folder in macOS High Sierra

Step one: First off, you need to connect your digital camera to Mac (make sure you have already turned on your camera. If your camera is now in sleep mode, disable it) and then launch the Photos app in macOS High Sierra

Step two: Next up, select your digital camera when it shows up under Devices section and then select photos or videos you want to import to a folder on your Mac

Step three: Once you are done, hit Library located at the top of the Photos app. After that, select the folder you wish to move your photos to (You can easily create a new photo album to import your photos. To do this, hit Create New Album, select Enter and then hit OK). Once you do that, wait until the process is complete (this may take a while depending how much data you are importing to your folder).

Once done, open your desired folder or newly created folder and you should see all of your photos.

How to locate your imported photos on your Mac

Once you have successfully imported all of your photos to a folder on your Mac, it’s time to find all of them. You can follow our steps below.

Step one: Open the Photos app on your Mac and then hit My Albums to proceed

Step two: Now just simply click on Album and then locate your folder.

If you don’t select a folder while importing your photos from your digital camera, you can locate your imported photos in the Photos library.

Step one: Open the Photos app on your computer and then hit Imports

Step two: Hit Showing at the top left and select Filter from the drop-down menu.

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Got any questions? Don’t forget to let us know in the comments below.

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