How does iPhoto organises the photos?

Dear fellow Mac users,
how are you! Tonight, my parents had a lot of fun taking photos of them using Photo Booth... awww. those love birds haha.. and i made a music slideshows for them. (too bad i dont know how to burn it into a VCD for them to watch on TV). I dont have a DVD RW.
My question is
1. How does Iphoto organises the photos? It seems like there are many dublicate copy of the same photo.... i am kind of confused. (There is .. Original Folder and Modified Folder) and worried that it will eat up my disk space
2. Is it possible for me to burn a slide show VCD?
Thank you soooo much!
moses

StanB:
As PhillyPhan warned, you don't need to use the Finder to locate an image file for use outside iPhoto. You can either drag the thumbnail to the desktop to get a copy of it or use the File->Export->File Export menu route to export the file to the desktop. The second option allows you to resize it if desired. So there's no need to go rummaging around in the iPhoto Library folder to find a file.
Do you Twango?

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