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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?
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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.