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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?
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Import into Aperture 3 without moving files

I like managing my own files, and this is definitely possible with Aperture 3. But there seems to be two ways to import into Aperture: either by dragging and dropping, or importing one folder at a ...
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How to create a time lapse video from a bunch of photos?

How to create a time lapse video similar to this one with OSX: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfcgzqgdLUY I have all the photos I just need some help creating it? Any ideas?
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How do I flip an Image in Preview?

Is there a way to see the mirror image of a photo in Preview on OS X? Is there a way to have Photo Booth Photos not come out in a mirror image?
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Edit EXIF data (owner) based on another field (camera model)

I would like to edit the EXIF data on a large set of JPEGs (about 1500) to include the name of the photographer/copyright owner. I know that there are tools to do that in batch, however the trick is ...
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Web service for sharing photo/videos from an event for a private group [closed]

Following a hell of a weekend at a private live roleplay, we're looking to share the photos and video. Several present either have not yet given permission to share, or expressly don't want their ...
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transformation to match color profiles between two photos

I have a set of photos X taken with camera 1 and a set of photos Y taken with camera 2 of the same objects. I want to find a transformation such that when I apply it to a photo Xi, the output will be ...
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How can I view and delete photos on my iPhone using my windows 7 computer

Deleting photos on my iPhone 4 is slow and the small screen limits my ability to assess the photo quality. I would like to use view and delete bad photos which are on the iPhone with the convenience ...
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Backing up files from an older Ipod (60G) - Photos are not being copied

My wife's computer died. Her ipod lives. It hadn't been used for some time It's an older 60G (thick case). I am trying to copy all files from the Ipod to the PC. I tried several programs, including a ...
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What program can I use to paste a new face over another person? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a good and free image editor? (Alternative to Photoshop) I'm trying to paste the picture of a face over another person's face with a free program (i.e. not ...
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How to get rid of iPod Photo Cache on my desktop

On my iMac I get am empty folder "iPod Photo Cache" on my desktop each time I sync my iPhone through iTunes. How I can permanently get rid of this?
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Facebook photos: batch renaming to useful filenames [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I do a mass file rename in Windows? Scenario: I work with a journalist friend who writes and photographs for travel and art subjects. He uses his Facebook ...
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Archiving Scanned Family Photos, How to Annotate?

I'm scanning old family photos for saving and distribution to family. I'd like to be able to give all known info about the photo. iPhoto would work, but most people don't have Macs. For cross ...
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Auto image enhance for Ubuntu

F-Spot had an "enhance" button that magically turns the image on the left into the image next to it (see below). It worked brilliantly for quite a range of images. Unfortunately it has problems, and ...
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Batch render lots of layers?

I have many layers for playing cards. They are all hidden right now. They are all named, e.g.: 2h, 3h, 2s, 3s... Right now I'm manually enabling it, saving it as 2s.png, disabling it and so on. Is ...
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Rasterizing a Layer with current adjustment layers?

Right now I have 52 layers for 52 playing cards. They are all a little off hue. I want to apply a hue saturation that affects them all. I then want to rasterize them to include the hue adjustment so I ...
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How to get list of tags from a set of images in Windows 7?

Title pretty much says it all. I have a folder filled with many images and it would be handy to get a list of all the tags that are used so that when I'm adding new images I can reference that list to ...
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“Round corners” filter disabled in GIMP

I have an RGB image with one layer, and I want to apply Round Corners filter to it. However, the filter is disabled (look at the image). What am I doing wrong???
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How to make a photo bigger?

I've downloaded a photo with a pixel size of 300x366. It is a jpeg, at 27.7Kb. How can I enlarge the image's size, without distorting it? Using Paint doesn't seem to work for this.
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Program to create ecard from photo?

I have HP Photo Creations which is a program that let us create card/calendar based on our photo I want to know if there are other similar software on the market ? Thanks
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Preview CR2 (raw photo format) in Windows XP

How can I get thumbnails for Canon RAW (*.CR2) photos in Windows XP's Explorer? Do I have to install a codec, and if so, which one?
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How to setup a Picasa server for my photos

I use Picasa extensively on my computer to manage all my photos, but I have several computers at home, and what I'd like is to be able to access the database and the photos on that machine (the ...
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Sync only good face pictures with iOS devices

I have a lot of pictures in Aperture. A lot of them are not very good and just in the library for backup reasons / whatever. When I sync my iOS devices with iTunes, I have the option to either sync ...
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Program for making blu-ray slideshow movies of photos (simple, cheap or free)?

Can you recommend a program for making blu-ray slideshow movies of photos (free or cheap)? for burning photo slideshow movies to blu-ray for watching on any standard settop consumer blu-ray player. ...
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Recovering photos from a former NTFS partition, now ext3

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on an old laptop. It turns out that there were some photos on the old windows xp install. The owner has given up on them, but I'd like to recover as many photos as I can as a ...
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Best practices for organizing iPhoto [closed]

I have been putting off the task of organizing my iPhoto library, with about 25,000 photos. Now that I am finally ready, what is the best method to organize? I like the idea of 'albums', but then the ...
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Getting the same picture in a variety of different hues?

I have a simple, 200x200 PNG. I need to have it in 358 more hues. I could save 358 copies of the same picture in Paint.NET, manually adjusting, but that's a bit silly. Is there some sort of web app ...
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Slideshow software for three screen setup

I'd like to create a 10 minute slideshow for a party. At the party location, there are three side-by-side screens available and I'd like to take advantage of them. For example, I'd like a to show ...
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Windows Live Photo Gallery is deleting photos

I'm helping my mother organize her photos in Windows Live Photo Gallery (Windows 7). We've been scanning in slides taken decades ago. We want to arrange the photos by date, so we have been changing ...
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Free photo booth camera software

My problem is two-fold. I want to provide a photo booth setup using my computer at a function. Not only should it take photos, but the photos shoud be high quality. Which brings in the question, maybe ...
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Software for quickly tagging photo catalogue and export to spreadsheet? [closed]

We have 3000 photos that we want to quickly flip through and tag into different categories, and export that information into a spreadsheet. The software can be very simple (I am not doing any editing, ...
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Picture preview shows nothing by the stock picture

My wife's desktop is experiencing something odd. When she clicks on the Pictures item from the Start menu, every photo it shows, is all of the stock photo of a daisy. All the same. Even if she's ...
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A fast photo browser for Linux

What is the fastest photo browser for Linux? I'm talking about 8 megapixel JPG photos, and some TIFF panoramas (some are about 50MB big). I don't need much functionality – simple browsing with ...
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How do I upload hundreds of digital camera photos to Facebook from Windows?

I have hundreds of 5+ megapixel photos. I would like a software which would batch-lower the resolution first to Facebook's dimension limits before upload, as well as "reject" images whose dimensions ...
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Read-only image viewers for photography clients with starring or rating

The Best image viewers for windows can crop, rotate, convert, sharpen, etc. the images. Here I would like suggestions for read-only viewers. I am a photographer and would run this on a laptop for ...
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Seeking Linux window manager, programmable, mouse optional, drag and drop photos

I've been using fvwm for over 20 years. But it doesn't support drag and drop, and I would like to be able to drag and drop photos from some sort of photo viewer into Chrome. I have no idea how drag ...
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What naming pattern can I use for sequential file naming (photos) when only their relative sequence is known?

I got some old scanned photos and I want to put them in correct order. Unfortunately, I have no possibility to find out the exact order, only relative one like: "hm, this photo was surely taken after ...
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What tools would you need for photo digitization?

I'm gearing up for digitizing my family's archive of photos, slides and videos. And I'm wondering if anyone has any experience doing this and if they can share some learned experiences on the matter. ...
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When I zoom in using the Windows 7 Photo Viewer, why do I start seeing pixels?

The Photo Viewer integrated in Windows 7 is showing pixels when I zoom in pictures: I remember in Windows XP there weren't any pixels - everything was smooth. As an example, I made a screenshot of ...