Finding my photos

I have recently created a new profile on my computer and now Iphoto is asking me to specify a new iphoto library to draw from.. which is fine.. apart from the fact I cant find my old library so I have access to all my old photos.. There are now two profiles on the computer, one as a guest which I created for my girlfriend and my normal work one which I created a password for. My desktop remained the same and all other things as far as I can see for my new profile but the iphoto pictures seem to have gone. Any help on this front much appreciated.

Welcome to the Apple Discussions.
The +entire point+ of having separate accounts on the Machine is to keep the data separate - so one person's library is private from another's.
You can share the Library in your Main Account:
For iPhoto 09 (version 8.0.2) and later:
What you mean by 'share'.
If you want the other user to be able to see the pics, but not add to, change or alter your library, then enable Sharing in your iPhoto (Preferences -> Sharing), leave iPhoto running and use Fast User Switching to open the other account. In that account, enable 'Look For Shared Libraries'. Your Library will appear in the other source pane.
Any user can drag a pic from the Shared Library to their own in the iPhoto Window.
Remember iPhoto must be running in both accounts for this to work.
If you want the other user to have the same access to the library as you: to be able to add, edit, organise, keyword etc.
Quit iPhoto in both accounts. Move the Library to the Users / Shared Folder
(You can also use an external HD set to ignore permissions, a Disk Image or even partition your Hard Disk.)
In each account in turn: Double click on the Library to open it. (You may be asked to repair the Library Permissions.) From that point on, this will be the default library location. Both accounts will have full access to the library, in fact, both accounts will 'own' it.
However, there is a catch with this system and it is a significant one. iPhoto is not a multi-user app., it does not have the code to negotiate two users simultaneously writing to the database, and trying will cause db corruption. So only one user at a time, and back up, back up back up.
Regards
TD

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