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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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Is it possible in Photoshop to cut rectangular slices of the same dimension from a “n” number o photos in adiferent position each one?

Im trying the technique called Time Slice which is basically this: you have "n" number of photos and cut a slice from every one of them, in the order they were shoot and following a patron in the ...
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How to batch-rename photos from EXIF data?

I have a DCIM directory containing photos named as IMG_{NNNN}.JPG from iPhone and photos named as DSC_{NNNN}.JPG from Xperia. This directory is the result of multiple directories merging, which all ...
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Disable auto launching of Photos application on Mac OSX Yosemite & El Capitan

I'm aware that there are solutions existing that allow you to prevent auto launch of applications such as iphoto or the newer replacement, Photos on a per device basis through the UI of Photos itself, ...
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JPG file metadata [duplicate]

I am trying to get any information from a picture. I need the date, name of the person who took it or anything. I am trying to use some metadata checkers but they just show me the resolution and type ...
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Why do photos I imported using Windows 10 Phone Companion have much lower resolution?

I've been using phone companion to transfer photos and videos from my android cell phone. Everything seemed to be going fine but I'm looking at some photos again and they're at a much smaller ...
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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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Moving photos from iPhoto to Photos on my Macbook Pro, in El Capitan 10.11.5

I have moved all my pictures from iPhoto to Photo on my MacBook Pro. I then moved all the photos in the old iPhoto Application to the iPhoto trash. My question is (and I admit being afraid) can I ...
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How do i download originals for a certain Apple Photos album when set to “optimize device storage” on iPad? [migrated]

I have "optimize device storage" selected on my iPad for Apple Photos but sometimes i want an entire album offline to show someone as i fly a lot. Is there a better way to do this than flicking ...
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How to print photos in different sizes in Windows 10 like the old Photo Viewer used to

I want to be able to control which photos to print and at what size -- like you used to be able to in the old Photo Viewer in older versions of Windows rather than the new Metro-style Photos app. ...
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Automating the scanning of graphics files for corruption

Does anyone know of a way to check graphics files (particularly JPEG, GIF, and PNG) for corruption (preferably in an automated way)? Explanation: A few days ago, a command worked incorrectly and ...
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How can I access my “Camera” photos on my Nexus 5x? [closed]

I'm looking to backup all of my photos off of my Nexus 5x. I have auto-backup turned on, but I like backing my photos up in more than one way. In the past, I've just connected my phone to my computer, ...
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windows 10, windows photo viewer

I just updated to windows 10 and have noticed that when in Windows photo viewer the preview isn't working as in Windows 8. I used to be able to select a number of pictures in a folder and right-click ...
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I want my pictures to go to Windows Live Media not to One Drive. How do I change that?

One Drive keeps putting my photos downloaded or uploaded into One Drive. I want my pictures to go to my Windows Live Media where I have all my other pictures. How do I do this?
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Is Microsoft Photo Viewer manipulating my digital camera photos on import from camera?

Background I was doing some backups of my digital photos and I noticed that some of the photos were imported from my camera twice to two different folders. That's not the issue. The issue is I was ...
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can we print Tiff file on command line using windows photo viewer?

can we print Tiff file on command line using windows photo viewer? are there any command line options available to pass to windows photo viewer ?
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CreationTime and LastWriteTime

My wife copy photos to a smartphone. The pictures are 20160403_145233.jpg are called, are the first of 2012/03/10 But The creation date is 04/14/2016, date of transfer. What she sorts the photos by ...
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How to open photos using Windows Photo software

How do I associate Windows Photos with jpeg files? My photos won't open. Am using Panasonic on sim card
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Why did the photos app auto-create a random photo album?

A few months ago I was using my Surface 3 and all of a sudden the photos app popped up the following notification: Saturday evening in Winfield Check out the new photo album we created for you! ...
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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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Saving image with Indexed Pixel Format

How can i save an Image encoded with indexed pixel format.I have tried using IrfanView and changing the colors to 256.. it does not work.I need this image to reproduce an error.
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How to remove photo from Google Photos without removing it from devices?

My workflow is usually to copy all photos from camera to PC, than use Picasa to filter and remove blurry, bracketed, etc. I used to use Picasa Web Albums that synced all the changes. Now I'm using ...
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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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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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Collaborative photo sharing and tagging

Our family has about 300 GB of JPEG photos in total, spread across various hard drives in various countries. We'd like to have a solution to share and tag photos with the following features: Photos ...
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Photos app won't display recent pictures

On my Tablet running Windows 10, the Photos app will now longer display new pictures synced to the SD card of the device. This behavior started in December 2015 - so Pictures from November or earlier ...
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iCloud backup not backing up from photos mac

I've paid the extra to store my photos in iCloud, I seem to have two libraries and despite trying to change the backup to the larger library it isn't backing up the set of photos I want. I've tried ...
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How do I view photo thumbnails in Amazon Cloud Drive files view?

On Amazon Cloud Drive web client, I'd like to navigate the file system structure ... then click on a folder full of photos and view those photos as large thumbnails (rather than standard file listing)....
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Is there a way to to re-import photos from an iPhone?

I imported photos from an iPhone with rotate option turned on. Then I saw I should have turned rotate option off, so I deleted the folder with the imported photos from my PC. Now I’m not able to re-...
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How to find GPS info from a geotagged photo?

I photo many details for job with my smartphone and I have turn on the geotag option. Those info are in the jpg file? If so how can I extract them?
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CR2 Photos showing the correct file size for a photo but cannot open them or convert to jpeg?? Need help repairing

I was taking photos the other day at Glacier National Park and halfway through the afternoon the previews stopped showing up on my camera. After inserting the card into my computer I found that the ...
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How do I set the options to view the photo metadata when I put thumb drive into pc

How do I set the options in Windows 10 to view the photo metadata when I put thumb drive into PC? I can see the metadata in Windows 7 but not in Windows 10.
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How do I view multiple pictures in Windows 10?

Ok so back in Windows 7, there was a program called Windows Fax Viewer or Windows Gallery. Something like that, it was the default image viewer. It let me view the next picture in the folder. The ...
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Windows 10 Photos Slideshow Feature

The default picture app in Windows 10 and it's slick, I would like to use it in place of Windows Photo Viewer like I did in 7/8 but it seems to be missing one important feature. When I simply double ...
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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 can I stop photos I download from popping up in Preview?

I download product photos from other websites and this happens: I save the photo to the file I want the photo then appears on Preview in the foreground on my Mac the website I was downloading from ...
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GIMP photo effects

Is there a function on GIMP that will "Kaleidoscope" an image or fractalize, it if you will. I want to be able to do this to my photographs. I used to be able to do it on PrintShop Pro but the ...
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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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Image turns to black and white after downloading

Here's the image. Clearly's got a blue tint. But when I download it, it's all just black and white. Any idea why?
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Can I prevent OneDrive from syncing certain photos onto a certain computer?

I use a Windows phone which automatically uploads photos for backup onto OneDrive which is nice - I can view them on my home laptop. I also use a Windows computer at work which is linked to my ...
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What is the Best Method to Upload My Photos Library to Amazon Cloud Drive Using the Amazon Desktop App?

I recently purchased the unlimited option for Amazon Cloud Drive and would like to have an off site copy of my Photos library from my Mac. I was wondering if anyone might have any suggestions of the ...
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Photos streamed to Samsung TV are too small

I would like to stream my photos from Win10 PC to Samsung TV using Right-click on photo, Play to -> Samsung TV. Generally it works fine, but the photos are like thumbnails on the TV. I was looking ...
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How to convert Lightroom review data to jpeg [closed]

I lost orignal photo files because replace folder in OSX. Can I convert lrdata to photo file? or export review file to photo file.
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Why do photos change color when you open an .odt file in Microsoft Word?

I have an .odt document (OpenOffice) containing photos. When I open the document with Microsoft Word, the photos are displayed darker then they were. Why is this the case? I would like to be able to ...
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Cannot overwrite existing picture in Windows 10 Photos app

When editing a picture in the Windows 10 Photos app, I cannot save over the existing file. The only button available is "Save a copy". I'm sure the app used to have a regular Save button as well, ...
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Anyway to check ( and repair? ) file corruptions?

How to prevent ( and the causes of it ) will likely be for another questions. But I have checked SMART and Memtest, no problem to be found. But i discovered lots photos on my NAS corrupted ( bottom ...
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Windows 10 Photos App Won't Work (-2143326208)

I've had quite a few problems with my computer lately, but after I installed updates, there was a problem with the Photos app. It's impossible for me to open an image with the app - it will open for a ...
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Does google photos desktop uploader check for already uploaded photos?

I have 2 computers that I want to backup my photos from, some photos exists on both computers, will those photos be re uploaded from both computers or will google recognize that they are duplicates ...
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Permanently rotate photos taken in portrait mode

I have photos taken from a digital camera in which the camera was held sideways in portrait orientation. When I view these photos in Mac Preview and Photoshop the photos show in portrait orientation ...
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Exclude folders from “Photos & Videos” in Amazon Cloud Drive?

I have unlimited Amazon Cloud Drive & unlimited photos. When I browse "Photos & Videos" on web/mobile, I see ALL photos & videos in my drive, regardless of which folder they are in. This ...