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Find visually similar images automatically? [on hold]

I have a collection of images which is updated regularly that I'd like to group. Rather than reviewing every single image in the collection, I'd like to run an automated tool that pre-groups the ...
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Windows 7 rename files by manually dragging into place

I need to manually rename a bunch of photo files so that they make more sense in sequence (I am an artist and I need to put the reference photos in the correct order so that the model appears to be ...
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Programs to batch download photos from Twitter and Twitpic [on hold]

Is there any good programs to batch download all photos in a Twitter and Twitpic account? I tried googling around, but most of them doesn't work
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Filesystem on sd-card lost

Last time I want to bring my photos from SD-card (Sandisk Ultra SDHC 32 GB) to my computer (windows), my computer said that there is no file system on the card and I should format the card. Also my ...
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Software to link up photos in a line to form one image

I have several (around 50) photos of multiple sections along a river, each with a metre stick in the photo for scale. I need a way to link these photos up in a single image, whilst being able to crop ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 Photo Viewing Only App - No Write Acess

I currently use Windows Home Server 2011 to store photos that I have taken, and allow people to connect to my server through their laptops using Windows Explorer to view my photos. But this introduces ...
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How to retrieve a photo from Live Tiles in Windows 8?

On the photos app of Windows 8, the live tiles scroll through and there is a picture that is not in my trash can or even in my photos. It scrolls through and I know that it's real because I can see ...
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Could not complete your request because an unknown or invalid JPEG marker type is found

I previewed these photos yesterday and now today am getting this message---"Could not complete your request because an unknown or invalid JPEG marker type is found." Can I recover these photos?
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How do I import photos from iPhoto on an old macbook?

I have an ageing macbook which contains all my photos in iPhoto. I'd like to migrate that onto a windows platform (my new laptop has Windows 8.1 but I also have a NAS running on linux which has ...
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Quality options for printing photos in MS WORD 2010 not found

Whenever i print a document with an image in MS WORD 2010 using my printer, it comes out lighter than that of the screen. It's as if the image's saturation went down by two levels. The image looks ...
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Picasa 3.9 Mac OSX shared database on network drive or external hard drive or nas

Hey I am trying to have both my mac mini osx 10.9 and mbp share the same Picasa library with the ability to add and edit photos (not simultaneously) to the same collection. On Picasa 3.9.137.163 in ...
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Photo icons have generic picture only

When going to a JPG photo folder OS C drive and opening it to view photos in an icon mode the icons only show a generic picture. If I click on the icon then the actual photo comes up. It seems like ...
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How is it that some software knows the correct orientation of an image and other software does not?

I download some photos off Google drive and when I open them in Windows Photo Viewer some are incorrectly oriented. I opened them in Photoshop with the intent to rotate them but Photoshop already ...
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Do high-end graphics cards yield better 2D editing performance than “mid-range” cards?

I'm getting ready to buy/build a desktop PC explicitly for the purpose of editing high-resolution RAW photos (20-30 MB each). I'm on a limited budget so I'd like to prioritize which specific ...
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Viewing all photos between two dates in Picasa?

I like to make annual photobooks so I'm trying to view all photos between 1st January 2013 and 31st December 2013... but Picasa isn't making it easy :( I can use the slider at the top to view photos ...
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Open new photo in already open Windows Photo Viewer

I would like to find a way to open a specific, random, new image in an already open Windows Photo Viewer window (not to pop a new one with the new picture). The image files might be in the same ...
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Copy Photo from iPod to MacBook using Apple Software

I'm trying to pull a photo off my iPod. The iPod is connected to my MacBook. I don't usually use photos, so I'm struggling. The iPod is showing up under iTunes, but there's no "Photo" category. So I ...
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How to delete recently Auto Uploaded Photos from Google +

I recently downloaded Google+ Auto Backup to my computer. It then asked me if I wanted to upload all my pictures that I have on my computer which is about 5000+ I said okay, it then asked me if I ...
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Windows 8 - Photo app tile - Can't set picture for tile

Prior to the windows 8.1 update I was able to choose any given photo from my pictures library and set it as the tile to appear on my start screen. However, as soon as I updated my laptop, the photo I ...
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Best ways to organize photo collections [closed]

Sorry for the TL;DR I am desperately trying to find a solution which satisfies all my needs and I cannot find any. All my googling showed answers for the different questions then I am interested in. ...
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Fix EXIF rotation info

How can I quickly fix the EXIF data for photos that have incorrect orientation information? I don't wish to actually rotate the JPG, just fix the EXIF tag.
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Backup auto awesomed photos and videos from Google Plus/Google Photos?

I have set my Android phone to automatically upload my images to Google Photo and Dropbox for backup. In addition I routinely (once a week or so) copy all the images to my computer. I use my local ...
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How to use Photoshop ot other software to make this kind of picture?

Here is the pic: Make one part stand out by making the other part grey. How to do that in Photoshop or other software?
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How can I view the EXIF orientation of a photo in Photoshop?

I have a photo and I want to determine whether the EXIF tags specify a rotation/orientation (portrait/landscape) or not. Can I do this in Photoshop (CC v14)? I just can't seem to find any reference ...
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How to convert an image from perspective projection to orthographic projection?

Sometimes you want to make a 2D image on the computer from a real life 2D image, but for whatever reason you can't get a straight, front-on view of the image. Say it's a billboard and you can only ...
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Can Adobe-Lightroom duplicate finder be configured to take daylight savings time (DST) changes into account?

Apparently Lightroom 4.3 has an issue with the duplicate finder as soon as the Daylight Savings Time changes. I have an SD card with pictures taken in the summer that were alreay imported then but ...
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shotwell, export files locally

I can only publish my files from shotwell in facebook or flickr and other on-line services. All I want to do is copy smaller resolution versions of my huge files in a pen drive for a friend. Is ...
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Excel - photo in cell with corresponding photo from file

I have a column with .jpg file names listed. I want to have the actual photo appear. How can I do that?
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NAS: pre-generating thumbnails for multiple clients

I have a simple setup: Linux server at home with a huge drive; that drive has a photo library (hundreds of folders, hundreds of gigabytes). The drive is shared with multiple Windows and Mac clients ...
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How do you make the Windows 8 Metro Photo Viewer open up faster?

I just installed Windows 8.1. Every time I try and open an image, the photo viewer metro app fills the screen for about a second before the image is displayed. Is there any way to make the app start ...
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file corruption Issue

I was taking pictures in a wedding and when I was trying to copy them to see them in my PC I had the horrible surprise that I wasn't able to view about 40% of them. First attempt was only a double ...
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Date attributes on photos as a proof of date taken

I hope this question doesn't get too broad, I'm having a hard time formulating the problem clearly. Let's say you have a set of JPEG pictures. All of the files' date attributes are set to a recent ...
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How do I get Windows 7 Explorer to respect the iOS rotate flag in photos and videos?

When I copy the photos/videos off an iOS device onto my Windows box, some of them are upside down, when viewed in the Explorer. I imagine that is because Explorer doesn't respect the Rotate flag in ...
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move items from iCloud to another photo service

I need to know how can i transfer over 4000 photos that I have on my iCloud to my flickr. I know i could copy one by one. but at over 4000 photos I really want to do it as seamless as possible. I was ...
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How to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer?

I'd like to have a possibility to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer. Be able to choose a top level folder as a "root" and see all images in all subfolders in "flat cut". The same ...
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How do I recover damaged photos on a microSD card?

I have bought a microSD card from eBay, and I have taken some photos with my mobile. At the time I could see them, but after some time some of them cannot be opened. 1) How can I still recover them? ...
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Images / Photos and text boxes jump to top of page

Images / Photos, text boxes and text boxes with images embedded in them jump to top of page in some cases and not others. "Control + arrow keys" have no effect. It is even difficult to drag None of ...
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best way to quickly share multiple photos without permanently hosting them

I find that I'm often asked to share lots of photos with someone, enough that uploading each one individually to them gets tedious when I would like to drag and drop the whole bunch. I could put them ...
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Clustering personal photos

I just performed photo recovery on my compromised hard drive. Now I have a folder with 20,000 photographs (each file has the same date) I'd like to find a free piece of software that would cluster ...
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What's the best solution for sharing a photo library in a home network [closed]

I'm looking for the best solution for sharing our family photo library on our home network. I first looked at Lightroom, but it has the problem of not wanting to work over the network. Basically, I ...
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How to compare multiple photos quickly

Usually, I take always 2-4 photos in a row instead of one - then try to pick the best one. But once the differences are very small, it's hard to tell which photo is better by simple looping using ...
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Synching photos from a PC to an iPad

I synched a number of folders containing photos to my iPad , the next time I tried to synch a photo album the original photo albums seemed to have disappeared from my iPad being replaced with new ...
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How to transfer photos from a Galaxy SIII to a Mac computer? [closed]

How can I connect my Galaxy S III to my Mac? I am unable to transfer photos from my phone to my Mac.
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Why do inserted photos not stay where I put them in Openoffice Writer 4.0?

I am trying to write an illustrated memoir of a recent trip, inserting photos into the text, sometimes several photos per page. Once my document gets to be more than about 10 pages, the photos seem to ...
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Cropping a circular area in a photo [closed]

If you look closely , it has white borders all over (see here). Now my question is , is there any software (free) that can help me crop out the circular area of the button. I have: Windows 7 with ...
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Does software exist that sends an image to a certain monitor depending on image orientation?

I would like to achieve the following setup: One computer with two monitors – one in landscape (monitor A), the other in portrait orientation (B) – and a viewer that shows images from a directory. ...
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Take photos in rapid succession on Mac OS X

I have a MacBook with running Snow Leopard. Is there a way that allows me to take rapid fire photos with the camera? PhotoBooth sort of has this feature, but it only takes 4, and they are combined ...
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Downloading photos from Facebook group pages

I'm trying to set up an easy way for folks to share photos for a reunion, then use those photos in a slideshow. Since everybody is on facebook, that would be the preferred method. There is already a ...
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Windows application to apply photo filters like mobile apps?

Today we have lots of mobile application to apply cool filters to our photography with just one ..touch. It is cool and comfortable, but i would like to use some easy-to.use windows application to do ...
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How to go through images in Windows 8 Photo app when launched from explorer

The Windows 8 photo app is for going through photos. I can also launch this app when doubleclicking an image in explorer. The problem is, when I open a photo in a folder which also contains other ...