Questions about editing, managing, or creating photos.

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tools to design and arrange pictures [closed]

I have 10 pictures and I want them to be all in one canvas designed. What tool do you recommend me to have these pictures scattered in the canvas looks nice?
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How do I get Zune software to save my photos in My Pictures?

In Windows 7, I have two folders in my Pictures library: My Pictures (C:\Users\Me) Public Pictures (C:\Users\Public) The My Pictures folder is the default save location. Both of those folders are ...
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Best Way to Archive Digital Photos and Avoid Duplicate File Names

This problem pertains to archiving of digital pictures taken from multiple cameras. Answers here covered the general topic of the-mechanics-of-backups: How do you archive digital photos and ...
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What is a good choice of version control software for photography?

I have a large and growing collection of photos. I would like to use version control software to give me "rewind" functionality - typically so I can go back and see the original of an edited image. I ...
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Picasa like apps for Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best (cheap or free) image editing application for Mac? I have used iPhoto for years and decided to go with Picasa. After using it for a year, I am pretty annoyed with ...
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Shared Catalog / Tagging of pictures

I'm looking for a solution - preferably web based - to catalog / categorize / tag pictures. I have 15000 pictures on a NAS, I want users to be able to categorize/tag the photos, to allow searching ...
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Windows 7: Windows Photo Viewer does not work

After I changed the ProgramFilesDir to D:\Program Files manually, the Windows Photo Viewer did not work again. It failed to start with error messagebox Rundll: could not found D:\Program ...
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Good service for collecting photos from many wedding guests? [closed]

Many guests at my wedding took photos with their cameras and telephones. I'd like to get original-quality copies of all those images. Almost everyone has already started uploading them to Facebook, ...
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Tool for conversion of PDD-format images?

I've got a collection of a few thousand images (scans of very old family photographs) created using the native format of Adobe PhotoDeluxe 3, and I'm trying to convert them into something more usable ...
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How can I batch scan?

In Photoshop CS5, there is built in functionality to get a scan from a scanner. However, the default settings it chooses are unacceptable for my scanner, and it does not remember the setting I use ...
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Change pixel size of multiple images! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Program to automate image resize Hello I have a folder with 100 images and I want to change their pixel size is there an easy way to do it simultaneously to all of them, ...
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In situ Photo organiser/viewer: looking for app that organises photos without adjusting original location or requiring import

I'm looking for a photo organiser/viewer that allows me to view photographs, organise them without adjusting their location or requiring to import them. For example, if I want to simply view ...
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Getting an object's pixel area in Photoshop

Is there a way to get an oddly-shaped object's pixel area in CS5? Eg. Circle/ellipse. Or, if there's some easy-to-automate way to do it outside of Photoshop. I know it's possible to use a magic wand ...
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What is the best way to undelete some photos on Linux? Is there any way to use foremost to only recover files that only contain some text?

I accidentaly deleted some digital photos I had recently taken, and I wanted to undelete them. I found out about Foremost, and it allows me to recover jpg files, but will fo that with all of the ...
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Apply EXIF dateCreated data to existing photos

I'm helping a relative set up a new computer. They've imported all of their photos from the old system to Windows Live Photo Gallery on the new system (running Windows 7), and want the photo's created ...
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What's the best standalone photo stitching software available for the Mac?

I'm aware this topic has cropped up before. However most of the answers were Windows specific. Right now I'm using the software that came with my camera and it works fine. However, it has one ...
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Free Software to Increase the Resolution of the Pictures

I took some pictures from my Nikon 5000 Camera and uploaded them to Google Picasa. Picasa decreased the resolution of the image while uploading and now I have lost the originals. Is there any free ...
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Does mogrify copy images that fall through resize filter?

I want to run the following command: mogrify -path /somepath -resize '1600x1600>' * are Images, that don't exceed the size of 1600x1600 copied to /somepath? (I am asking, since they would fall ...
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Windows tool to resize / crop images before uploading to web site

I'm supporting some non-techie users on Windows XP who are occasionally required to upload images to a web content management system. The source images come in many forms: JPEG, TIFF, EPS, etc. Before ...
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Are there any cameras currently available that support encryption? [closed]

Are there any cameras currently available that support encryption? And I don't mean encryption of the firmware, I mean encryption of the images it stores on the memory card.
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How to digitalize photo without negatives?

I was wondering which is the best way to aquire many photos that I have on film (for which I don't have negatives anymore) for my digital collection. I was thinking about scanning them but I think ...
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Uploading photos to Picasa Web Albums hangs

Uploading photos to my Picasa Web Album is hanging. It starts out just fine, good speed, but then after about 5-10 photos, it doesn't upload as quickly, and it eventually just hangs. I end up ...
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iPhone photo download workflow for ONLY new photos onto Mac

I'm finding my iPhone photo download workflow to be a bit cumbersome. Here are my requirements: Download photos+video off my iPhone Camera Roll, but keep photos on iPhone Only display/download new ...
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What's inside the CPU?

Where can I see some pictures of how the CPU looks from inside?
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How to view & copy iPhone photos on Mac OS X without iPhoto

From Mac OS X version 10.6 onwards, Apple insists that we buy iLife for exploring photos from the iPhone. In previous versions of OS X, I could easily explore my iPhone photos, using iPhoto directly ...
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Zoombrowser EX and supported camera

I deleted a printer that I had junked - a Canon. Now Zoombrowser EX says to install a printer that is supported by the program software. What to do to install a HP Officejet so the EasyPhotoPrint ...
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Best way to synchronise photos to three machines. Laptop, Desktop, NAS

I'm using Picasa as my photo management software, and I have a collection of photos that gets downloaded from my cameras either onto my Desktop or onto my Laptop. I'd like to automatically have ...
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Windows XP doesn't recognize iPhone as a camera

My iPhone 3GS doesn´t show up in the Scanners and Cameras tool or in My Computer when I connect it via USB to Windows XP. Nor does the Camera Wizard pop up. iTunes does recognize the device, but it ...
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Looking for a good simple free/open source photo editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good free image editor I need a program that can do the following: Open up an image either JPG or GIF. Resize the image (constraining proportions, and ...
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Best software to edit your photos (red-eye correction etc.) [closed]

My mother wants me to correct her photos (red eye, some other defects). But, actually, I don't know what tool I can use on Windows for digital photo editing. Preferably, free of course. I was going to ...
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Organising photos using Picasa

I am kind of confused by Picasa's photo organisation system which involves albums on one hand and folders plus collections on the other. Does anyone have a good system for using these to keep ...
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How do I make a video, with some effects, from images?

I want to make a video/slideshow from several images with some effects in Linux! What programs do u recommend excluding FFmpeg?
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Referencing a specific figure in Microsoft Word 2003

Referring to the screenshot below: I want to be able to reference the figure in the body of the text properly without having to change them manually every time I add a figure label before that body ...
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Software to convert Powerpoint slideshows to images? [closed]

Is there any software out there that is able to convert a Powerpoint slideshow (either in 2003 or 2007 format) to a series of JPG or PNG images? I'm looking for either standalone software that can do ...
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Looking for a free Morphing - Ageing program for Mac OS X.6

I'm looking for a free morphing and/or ageing software for Mac OS X.6, not too hard to use, with the kind of Mac "one click" function, if you know what I mean. Cheap programs are also welcome, I paid ...
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Is there any way to get iphoto metadata (faces, tags) onto the file information?

So faces, places, tags, appear in the jpeg metadata? I want to be able to find them in spotlight, have them if I change programs, etc. If not, does anyone know whether aperture 3 can do this?
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download an entire picasa web album?

Someone sent me a link to their Picasa web album, and I want to download all the pictures. I can do them one by one using right-click - Save Image, but is there a better way?
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Unable to copy and paste (or cut and paste) photos already reduced in size from Word document into an email

I cannot copy photos and paste them from a word document into the text of an email on my Sony Laptop having already substantially reduced the size of the photos using Microsoft Office Picture Manager. ...
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Downloading image from Picasa Web Albums loses metadata

I have several photos on my Picasa Web Albums account. I have added captions, tags and location information to many of them through the PWA web interface. I assumed that PWA was saving this ...
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What scanner should I buy to scan a big stack of photos?

I want to scan a huge pile of photos (10,000+). What hardware/software can I use to automatically feed and scan these photos? Requirements The photos are 4 ¼” x 6” No excessive bending of the ...
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Image captions in Microsoft Word 2007

I want to add images with a caption to my long document in Microsoft Word. The standard way is usually to add a textfield below the image and group the two objects together. However, for some reason ...
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Home Network Photo Server

I am looking for a photo solution for our home network. We have several computers, running windows and OS X. I would like to store all of our photos in a central location, and have them be accessible ...
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Is there another option to Picasa with similar ease of use and simplicity? [closed]

On a previous post, I had asked about multiple installations of Picasa. The answers tended to be more trouble than they were worth, so I'm on to option 2: Is there a good alternative to Picasa I ...
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Photo Management Software for OS X That Supports Multiple Library Locations

I'm looking at the possibility of changing our photo management software. Thinking about Aperture or Lightroom. And want to know if either supports: Having folders/libraries on separate ...
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Free Linux software to stitch photos together (Like photo-stitch from Canon for windows)

Any one know of any Free Linux software to stitch photos together (Like photo-stitch from Canon for windows)
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Software to clean up photos of whiteboards and documents? [closed]

I take a lot of photos of whiteboards, blackboards, and so on for teaching purposes (examples online through May 2010). I'm interested in cleaning them up for archival purposes, preferably using ...
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Restore Picasa people tags

I have loaded Windows 7 to my laptop. Before doing this I backed up all my pictures using the Picasa backup utility. I then ran a restore on the clean Windows 7 install. I then installed Picasa 3.5 ...
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Is there a way to have separate installations of Picasa on the same computer?

I use Picasa on my laptop to organize personal photo albums that I share with friends, and work photo albums that I use for project photos. I don't need any sort of heavy photo-editing software, so ...
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High Volume Bulk Photo Scanning - Hardware and Software For The Job?

Let's say that I have a nearly unlimited budget to purchase a high volume photo scanner and I would like the ability to scan both a) modern prints, which could be done through an ADF, and b) older, ...
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What is the “imgcount.txt” file in every one of my My Pictures subfolders in Windows 7 64-bit Prof? Why? Delete?

I have almost 280 different imgcount.txt files, one in each subfolder of My Pictures folder in Windows 7. Each with just a number of how many files are in each folder. Is it because of my iPhone ...