Transfer the photo library in iPhoto to Photos

I have just passed my iPhoto library photos on El Capitan (10.11.3) on my new iMac and have lost some pictures, some were 3 years old from the originals and thus lost location information, faces and events.

Would this be normal?  Can I retrieve the original info. ? or do I have to revisit each of my photos almost 5000 and identify the faces and places all over again?



It's the photo library is exactly the same as the iPhoto with converted albums - events library see How Photos handles content and metadata for iPhoto and Aperture - Apple Support

You have iPhoto 9.6.1? If not see if you can get it - can not update iPhoto because it is not available in the App Store

Then clean your iPhoto library - Notes on the migration of an iPhoto for iPhoto to Photos for Mac library

Then drag the library own icon in the Dock to migrate again from Photos


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