Updating iphoto library
Fortunately, Apple has thought of an excellent solution, and if you’re in this cohort of forgetful app updaters, consider relying on the Automatic App Update feature built into modern versions of Mac OS instead.When enabled, Automatic Updates is entirely hands off, and Mac applications will update and install themselves in the background without having to meddle around yourself.Of course, automatic app updates isn’t for every Mac user.If you’re in a limited bandwidth environment or are intentionally holding onto an old version of an app, you’ll probably want to set the feature to be turned off, but otherwise this is an excellent feature to leave on with most Macs.
In order to fully take advantage of i Cloud Photo Library, you should turn it on for multiple computers, if necessary, as well as your i Phone, i Pad or i Pod touch.
Additionally, your device batteries must be fully charged, or at least connected to a power source. It is highly likely you will need more than that to store all of your pictures and videos.
If you go over the 5GB limit, Apple will prompt you to upgrade to a larger storage capacity before continuing.
Most of the time, almost nothing has changed (safe for a handful of new photostream pics.
Is this a direct function of the number of pics on the device? (It's occurred to me that the "find similar photos" feature, which I dont' care about, could be why it's working so hard at every open.