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How to upload an entire hard drive of photos into Google+ Photos?

I have a ton of photos (50GB+) that I would like to upload into Google+ Photos. Using the upload tool is very painful, as I have to go into each folder and drag and drop the pictures into the upload ...
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I seem to have multiple copies all over my desktop & external hard drive? [closed]

I have multiple copies of all my music and photos duplicated in all related program files, plus in my documents, which is seen in several locations on the internal hard drive & my external HD. ...
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Unable to transfer photos from camera to computer (Windows 7)

I am unable to transfer photos from my camera (HP Photosmart M547) to my computer running Windows 7. The computer recognizes the camera as a removable drive (see below), but it does not detect any ...
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Backup photos from Google Plus?

I'm interested in using Google Plus to backup my photos online, but I'm nervous about trusting my backup to only one location. I'd like a way to automatically download my Google+ photos from the web ...
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How to ensure the authenticity of a picture?

Many times I face images on the Internet or spread on social networks like Facebook and twitter. How to check that those images are right I mean not processed in photoshop? Firstly I check that ...
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Name suggestions stopped working in Picasa 3.9

Today, I've upgraded to Picasa 3.9 and name suggestions stopped working as before. When I was adding person to a photo, there was a list of suggested names ordered by highest probability. The same ...
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How to show more Exif info in Windows tooltips?

Windows file browser, explorer, shows a tooltip with some info of the file when I stop mouse pointer over the filename or preview icon. For photos the tooltip shows resolution, date+time, camera ...
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Hide Facebook Photos on Windows 8 tile

I have many albums on my Facebook with privacy level set as "only me, so that albums that only I can see. I do not want them automatically appearing on my Windows 8 Photos Tile as anyone who uses my ...
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How can I remove the EXIF tags/metadata from several images at once?

I have a 6,000+ photos. I want to remove a the tags from these photos. I know how to do it one photo at a time. But wondering, what is the way to do mulitple files at a time? Thanks
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Mass edit photos to add watermark [closed]

I am looking to add my logo to around 500 pictures as watermark or something similar, Anyone care to recommend a tool.
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Can a picture file be renamed based on a unique barcode contained within the picture?

I have a collection of about 3,000 photographs that represent my company's product line. Each picture is taken inside a special light box. A unique barcode representing the product is generated, ...
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is there image viewer software without window large borders?

I am looking image viewer software without like very large border of window, I don't need any type of toolbar or anything just simple image viewer, if there is no Top bar to close minimize or maximize ...
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How to star pictures so that only starred can be exported/copied?

What is an ideal system for starring nice photos that enables to select only the starred pictures in Explorer or other programs? E.g., any software stack where user can go through 2k photos, select ...
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After data recovery software needed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I recover lost/inacessible data from my storage device? I accidentally deleted all files from one of my hard drives. I have recovered most of the files, but there ...
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Ultimate way to use Picasa in a home network

I've been trying a lot of approaches but still didn't find any effective solution. I want gigs of photos in a network drive (a IOMega Home Media Network Drive, plugged to my wifi router). I'd like to ...
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My USB says it has 15.7GB of space used but inside all the folders are empty

My USB says it has 15.7GB of space used but inside all the folders are empty!! I was updating my computer from Vista to Windows 8, so I had to save all my files somewhere so I got this 32GB memory ...
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Win8 Delete Files on Device when Importing

Win8 has the native "Import Photos and Videos" app but also has a similar functionality in the WinRT environment in the Photos application. The native application has an option to delete files on ...
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How can I get my jpgs to display again? [closed]

Somehow jpgs on my photo blog sites* are no longer displaying FOR ME - they seem to still work the same as always for others. http://montereyscenics.posterous.com/ and ...
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What can I do about my kaputt posterous site? [closed]

I have a posterous photoblog here: http://montereyscenics.posterous.com/ that is still reachable, but no longer displays the photos; also, most of my archives seem to be missing. At first I thought it ...
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Software for tagging arbitrary files [closed]

I'd like a program that allows me to tag and organize arbitrary binary files, without having to modify them or move them around. Also, the files could be stored on a local HDD or on a DVD or any other ...
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Way to auto resize photos before uploaded to cloud service?

I love using auto syncing services to have my photos taken with my smartphone stored on a cloud storage service. One problem though is that the photos are uploaded in high resolution and takes up a ...
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Measure object in a photo, without a smartphone

I see a number of apps for measuring size of objects in photos -- if one has a smart phone. I don't. Are there any online services which can do same? Or program for Windows PC? No 100mb trial ware ...
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Make a mosaic picture out of 900 images [duplicate]

I have ~ 900 pictures (mostly photos) of varying sizes. Now I want to create one big picture that includes all 900 pictures in a small thumbnail-like resolution. The tool should automatically resize ...
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How can I sync photo folders in my laptop with my 4s iphone?

I have about 50 folders on my laptop with various pictures in them e.g. 2006 Germany World Cup. Upto the 4S I was able to manually copy the folders back and forth using Windows explorer, but this ...
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Eliminating lines on a scanned photo (from a slide)

I am restoring an old photo for my father and am having some trouble. The photo was an old slide and no matter how many times and how many ways I scanned it, lines going across the picture always ...
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How can I tell if my Picasa “legacy storage plan” is going to auto renew or not?

Around 11 months ago I paid Google (via Google Wallet) $5 for a year of 20GByte photo hosting on Picasa (or maybe I mean "Picasa Web"; I don't actually use the Picasa app). I can't remember if there ...
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Windows 8 index photos on NAS and show in Photos app

I have most of my photos on a NAS drive on the same network, just got a Windows 8 laptop and wanted to link my photos folder on the NAs drive to the Windows 8 photos app, anyone have a clue how to do ...
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Remove a persistent background photo in slide show sent to me for editing

I've been sent a slide show to edit but I can't remove the background photo from Slide 1 and it doesn't show up in slide masters either. If I deselect slide backgrounds in the format background tab, ...
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Bring back Windows 7 Photo Viewer in Windows 8?

In Windows 8, it seems the old Windows 7 Photo Viewer has been replaced by the Photos app, or at least I can't find it - the wikipedia page states it is included in Windows 8... The Photos app ...
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Using photos from network drive with Windows 8 photo app

I have photos on my network drive that I want to display (in live tiles preferably in the photo app). Under c:\users\paul\pictures I have made a link to them, using mklink /d: And this works fine ...
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How to rescue from an SD (SDHC) card that I can't reformat (possible hardware failure)

I have a transcend 16GB SDHC card and a lot of photos on it that I'd like to recover. When I plug it into the SD card reader, it takes a while for the Mac to even recognize that there's a disk ...
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Transferring photos from Mac to iPhone5

I've got a MacBook Pro on 10.7.5 and I'd like to transfer photos from my computer to my iPhone5. What's The easiest way to do so?
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Catalog/organize photos from a folder

I need to access my files faster, if I have some categories like Nature or Nature->Flowers it would be very useful. I have tried a few apps: ACDSee is good, but I need to catalog the files from a ...
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People tagging in photos in Linux

I have recently started (once again) to fiddle around with Linux, currently running Kubuntu 12.04. I have a rather big library of Photos, a lot of which have people tags set up in Windows Live ...
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How do you backup 340GB worth of pictures? [closed]

It's around 10 years worth of pictures so what's the best way to backup that? If I would upload it to the cloud (would that be S3, Glacier or some other cloud storage) with my 2.5MBit upload, it would ...
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Solution for archiving and rapidly searching/browsing large numbers of photos on a NAS? [closed]

I'm an amateur photographer, and have over the course of several years managed to accumulate somewhere in the neighborhood of a terabyte of photographs. I've got a little personal linux server ...
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Google Drive syncing with photo files

How do I sync my photo files to Google Drive so it automatically backs up any photos I put on my hard drive? I have Google Drive and I have been dropping my photos in there, but why doesn't it just ...
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Which is the Best Batch Image Watermarking Software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free batch image watermarking software I have lots of images to be watermarked.Is there a good Batch Image Watermarking software that can do the job quickly and easily.I ...
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Picasa has re-edited all my photos randomly

I use Picasa to manage my photos. I recently switched from a Windows machine to a Mac, so I used an external hard drive to transfer my photos from the old computer to the new. Everything was fine at ...
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Recovering deleted photo's original name from an SD card

I know that many tools to recover deleted photos from an SD card exist, but does one also recover the original photo ID, like DSC000754.JPG?
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Autohotkey Script To Open File With Picasa

I'm a completely noob when it comes to AutoHotkey scripts, the limit of my knoweldge is opening a folder with a key combination. There's one Mac feature that I've always been envious of, the ...
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How to de-dupe identical photos that have a slightly different file size?

I imported many photos using the new "camera import" feature of Dropbox. Many of those were duplicates of photos previously imported by direct copying from the camera. Strangely, the Dropbox import ...
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Detect if a photo has been manipulated or faked

Can I use Photoshop to detect or find out with 100% certainty if an image is altered or not? When an image is doctored or manipulated, is there metadata embedded in the altered image so that one can ...
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How to sort pictures by name with some program?

You all know it - you have pictures from vacation and other life events and you decide that you will sort photos you want them to be as you wish together. My question is related to this. How can I ...
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How to sync photos between the desktop and Picasa Web / Google Plus?

I'm looking for some tool that can allow automatic bi-directional syncing between Picasa Web / Google Plus and a desktop photos folder. The use case is of alternating between managing photos locally ...
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Auto-rotate and cut scanned photos

I have scanned a lot of family photos, 2 by 2 (and sometimes more), and I need to batch-process them in order to get one file / scanned photograph. I would need to: Separate the 2+ scanned ...
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Photo information in Windows Explorer

How can I see in windows explorer listing if an image is RGB, CMYK, YCbCr. I tried with all available columns, but none seems to give me that informaion. Thanks
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Can't open photos in Google-earth

I have encountered this issue on both different PCs recently. When I click on Panoramio photos in Google-earth, only blank pop-up appears, as in the screenshot below: I have already tried the ...
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Is resolution more important or DPI in photos

Which property of pixel resolution (many megapixels) and spatial resolution (many dpi) influences the quality of the resulting product more? For example, of 16 MP at 72 dpi and 7 MP at 300 dpi , ...
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Recover Photos from an iPhone in DFU Mode

I have an iPhone 4 that is not jailbroken and crashed when it was updating itself to iOS 5.1. I can go into recovery mode and DFU mode, is there anything I can do to get my photos?