Cannot Sync photos from MacMini, iTunes & iPhoto to iPhone 4 iOS 5.0.1

Cannot Sync photos from MacMini [OSX [10.7.2], iTunes 10.5.1 & iPhoto 11 [9.1.5] to Verizon iPhone 4 iOS 5.0.1

iPhone 4 photos - 9 albums - listed as iPhoto Albums and accessible for view/edit.

Selecting Devices...JAMAR iPhone...Photos...Sync Photo from...iPhoto...Selected Albums...

Lists only 'Last 12 Months' and 'Last Import' - 9 albums above (or any others) are not in 'Albums' list

What method do I use (iPhoto/iTunes) to make these 9 albums listed in 'Albums' so that I can select for syncing.
MARSPATHAsked:
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pgnatyukCommented:
When you phone is connected to your Mac, in iTunes, on the Photo page choose "Sync Photos from" iPhoto and "All photos, albums, Events...." below like on the attached screenshot.
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MARSPATHAuthor Commented:
When I do as suggested, sync all photos from iPhoto, how do I select albums I want? I don't want 'All photos. albums...', just selected albums. With OSX Snow Leopard I (and earlier iTunes) was able to select from list of albums - 'Selected albums, Events...'

What has changed?
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MARSPATHAuthor Commented:
AS matters are not going well with iPad (iOS 4.3) update anyway I tried 'Sync All photos, etc...' What resulted was the loss of all albums on the iPad and the import of a set of photos unrelated to any left column description in iPhoto - a *Total Disaster*.

I am willing (forced to now) to move (import? sync?) specific albums to iPad. I tried imTOO iPad Mate Platinum - another *Total Disaster*.

Can you suggest a 3rd party App with proven track record of success with moving (import? sync? copy?) specific albums to iPad/iPhone and iOS 5.0.1?

All was well with Snow Leopard and earlier iTunes - Lion a step back.

How can I move (import? sync?) specific albums to iPad? I was planning to update iPad to iOS 5.0.1, but seems I will just have more problems, as my iPhone 4 with iOS 5.0.1 has same photo sync issues.
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pgnatyukCommented:
I have the latest iTunes. This is what I see on my screen:
 iTunes. PhotosSo what is the problem?
I prefer iTunes for such operations. From my experience, it has to work fine for me - I have photos on MobileMe (iCould now) and need all albums to be synced. I think, you may consider this option with the Gallery - from my pod it looks nice and I can get to my photos from everywhere.
Sometimes I use iPhone Explorer (but not for the photos).
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MARSPATHAuthor Commented:
MAC OS Lion [10.7.2] Software Update returns all up to date. iTunes is 10.5.2 (11).

>>So what is the problem

Problem is Photo albums in iPhoto do *not* map to [JAMAR iPad]...Photos in iTunes

>>So what is the problem - more detail

- see attached screen shots - 'iTunes [JAMAR iPad]...Photos' does not display Albums as they are available in iPhoto. Further, updating iPad to iOS 5.0.1 shows:

(in iPad) Albums as 'Saved Photos [66] and 'All Imported [158]' - no Albums
(in iPad) Events as some (not all) of the iPhoto albums
(in iPad) Photos [224] as (I assume) all photos on iPad

The matter of photos on [JAMAR iPad] in a mess; there are hundreds of photos with no organization and I *cannot* create/copy/sync iPad albums. All worked OK with iOS 4.3.

I am willing to delete all iPad photos and start over (I have multiple backups of the iPhoto album files). *But* how to I get iPad/iOS 5.0.1 to recognize iPhoto albums.
 iPhoto Sync Photos WindowSync-Photos---2.jpg
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pgnatyukCommented:
These albums are the local albums saved on your computer and so they are visible when your iPhone/iPad is connected to your computer?
If yes, I'd create new test album in iPhone and put few photos there. Then, I'd check what going on in iTunes - if this new album is visible and I can select it and synchronize with my device, it makes a sense to re-create all problematic albums one-by-one and each time check, if new created albums is synchronized.
I think, one of you albums creates a problem, if you can find it and fix the problem, all albums will be synchronized fine.
 
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MARSPATHAuthor Commented:
ImTOO has just released an update to iPad Mate Platinum for PC which now supports photo/video transfer to iPad/iPhone/iPod and iOS 5.0.1.

Though this does not solve the iTunes/iPad issues, I am able to upload photos from PC folders.

More iTunes/iPhoto work later with your suggestions.
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