i have ~150 gigs of pics on my system that were imported through the canon software. having just upgraded to iPhoto 09 i would like to add these pics. however, when i try to do this iPhoto seems to create a copy of the pic when trying to import. question 1 - is this correct? is a copy created when you import to iPhoto from a file on the current hard drive? if so - t would seem the only way to do import all of the pics would be to erase them from my iMac's hdd and import hem from an external drive. or can i simply create an iPhoto album by linking to their existing location? thanks in advance for the help.