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NAS: pre-generating thumbnails for multiple clients

I have a simple setup: Linux server at home with a huge drive; that drive has a photo library (hundreds of folders, hundreds of gigabytes). The drive is shared with multiple Windows and Mac clients ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to automatically add photos to Address Book contacts?

I'm looking for a way to automatically add photos to my Address Book contacts, from sources such as Google (as auto-fetched to e.g. Adium contacts), Gravatars, Facebook photos, etc. Especially ...
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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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How to create a Greeting Card

I recently noticed that you can buy a greeting card from your local CVS online. It only cost $2/card, but it's another $1.50 for orders under $5. A one-off $3.50 card ain't bad, but not great..also ...
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Quality options for printing photos in MS WORD 2010 not found

Whenever i print a document with an image in MS WORD 2010 using my printer, it comes out lighter than that of the screen. It's as if the image's saturation went down by two levels. The image looks ...
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Why do inserted photos not stay where I put them in Openoffice Writer 4.0?

I am trying to write an illustrated memoir of a recent trip, inserting photos into the text, sometimes several photos per page. Once my document gets to be more than about 10 pages, the photos seem to ...
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How to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer?

I'd like to have a possibility to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer. Be able to choose a top level folder as a "root" and see all images in all subfolders in "flat cut". The same ...
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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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Windows 8.1 photo downloading/importing Picasa has wrong dates

When downloading photos using Picasa, for some reason Picasa seems to choose random dates for the photos. We like to put photos in folders based on date, and they are just not right. There's nothing ...
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Filesystem on sd-card lost

Last time I want to bring my photos from SD-card (Sandisk Ultra SDHC 32 GB) to my computer (windows), my computer said that there is no file system on the card and I should format the card. Also my ...
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Software to link up photos in a line to form one image

I have several (around 50) photos of multiple sections along a river, each with a metre stick in the photo for scale. I need a way to link these photos up in a single image, whilst being able to crop ...
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How do I get Windows 7 Explorer to respect the iOS rotate flag in photos and videos?

When I copy the photos/videos off an iOS device onto my Windows box, some of them are upside down, when viewed in the Explorer. I imagine that is because Explorer doesn't respect the Rotate flag in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Graphical annotation with media metadata?

Is there a tool that allows graphical annotation of media data (e.g. JPEG images) where the annotation is embedded into the media data's meta data? For instance, I would like to point out, i.e. ...
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importing iPhoto library to Lightroom (preserving rating and events if possible)

I'm trying to switch to Lightroom, currently using iPhoto, so I'd like to import all my existing libraries while keeping photo ratings, events and tags too. Is there a way to do that? Ratings are ...
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How to provide multiple input to ffmpeg?

I'm using ffmpeg to create time-lapses and it's working great. As input I have images named 001.jpg, 002.jpg, etc. and then with the command ffmpeg -i %3d.jpg -sameq -s 1440x1080 video.mp4 I create ...
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Extract frames from video and set timestamp on images

I want to extract frames every 10 seconds from a video and geotag these frames using a GPX track. On my Windows 8 computer I have tools to extract the frames (FFMPEG), set image timestamps (ExifTool) ...
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Delete iphone photos using windows explorer - safe for phone?

I've plugged my iphone4s into my computer and found my dcm picture folder, copied pictures to another folder using windows explorer.... My question. Is it safe for my phone if I delete photos on my ...
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I don't have a scanner. How can I clean up a photo of a piece of paper?

Recently I've been asked to print a piece of paper, sign it, scan it and then send it back via email. Unfortunately I don't own a scanner. I'm hoping I can take a photo of the paper and then ...
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How to get Word 2010 to auto number blocks of photo inserts

I commonly have to upload/insert photos into word documents as a set of photos for reports, anything from 50 photos to 1,000 photos at a time, which I want to give a number reference. With Word 2003 ...
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Changing default folder where Picasa saves laptop camera shots

While typesetting my math notes in latex, I sometimes use Picasa to make my laptop-camera take photos of hand-drawn figures. These are then included into my latex notes. However, Picasa always saves ...
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My old PC died: How can I find my “edited” photos from Picasa on an old hard drive & move them to the new PC?

A nearby lightning strike took out my motherboard and my power supply unit, but did not damage my hard drive. I have a new PC and have the old hard drive hooked up to it with a dock. I had thousands ...
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Deleting photos from DropBox folder shared with other students

My history teacher has shared a DropBox with all of his students. I was syncing my iPad when the imported pictures was also uploaded into the DropBox folder, and I had to manually delete them from the ...
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Macbook - Using Gimp

I created a transparency background after scissor select but I find when I use this picture on a brochure cover a box of a different CMYK to the cover is seen - its faint but when enlarged it can be ...
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Suddenly can't open photos in Mac

Yesterday I have renamed all my photos in Macbbok using adobe Bridge. But I noticed today that I can't open large numbers of jpeg files. A few are okay, and normally view-able. but others are showing ...
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Windows 8 Wallpaper Retrieval

I have a favorite picture as my wallpaper on a Windows 8 laptop. Sadly, the original picture was destroyed. How can I retrieve it and save as a jpg for sharing with others? I have tried the ...
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Tags of other peoples names that have nothing to do with the file

I am asking this here because you are set up the way I wish all were set up. Straightforward. So, I will do the same. None of the possible questions on this site that popped up as related to mine ...
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Windows 7 rename files by manually dragging into place

I need to manually rename a bunch of photo files so that they make more sense in sequence (I am an artist and I need to put the reference photos in the correct order so that the model appears to be ...
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How to retrieve a photo from Live Tiles in Windows 8?

On the photos app of Windows 8, the live tiles scroll through and there is a picture that is not in my trash can or even in my photos. It scrolls through and I know that it's real because I can see ...
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Could not complete your request because an unknown or invalid JPEG marker type is found

I previewed these photos yesterday and now today am getting this message: Could not complete your request because an unknown or invalid JPEG marker type is found. Can I recover these photos?
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How do I import photos from iPhoto on an old macbook?

I have an ageing macbook which contains all my photos in iPhoto. I'd like to migrate that onto a windows platform (my new laptop has Windows 8.1 but I also have a NAS running on linux which has ...
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Picasa 3.9 Mac OSX shared database on network drive or external hard drive or nas

Hey I am trying to have both my mac mini osx 10.9 and mbp share the same Picasa library with the ability to add and edit photos (not simultaneously) to the same collection. On Picasa 3.9.137.163 in ...
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Viewing all photos between two dates in Picasa?

I like to make annual photobooks so I'm trying to view all photos between 1st January 2013 and 31st December 2013... but Picasa isn't making it easy :( I can use the slider at the top to view photos ...
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Open new photo in already open Windows Photo Viewer

I would like to find a way to open a specific, random, new image in an already open Windows Photo Viewer window (not to pop a new one with the new picture). The image files might be in the same ...
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How do I recover damaged photos on a microSD card?

I have bought a microSD card from eBay, and I have taken some photos with my mobile. At the time I could see them, but after some time some of them cannot be opened. 1) How can I still recover them? ...
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How to go through images in Windows 8 Photo app when launched from explorer

The Windows 8 photo app is for going through photos. I can also launch this app when doubleclicking an image in explorer. The problem is, when I open a photo in a folder which also contains other ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...