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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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Unable to transfer photos from camera to computer (Windows 7)

I am unable to transfer photos from my camera (HP Photosmart M547) to my computer running Windows 7. The computer recognizes the camera as a removable drive (see below), but it does not detect any ...
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Hide Facebook Photos on Windows 8 tile

I have many albums on my Facebook with privacy level set as "only me, so that albums that only I can see. I do not want them automatically appearing on my Windows 8 Photos Tile as anyone who uses my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows freeware to automatically download photos from a connected USB camera or card reader and process

Looking for a free way to automatically (and without user interaction) download photos off a connected USB camera and/or built in SD card reader. I'd like the photos to go into their own directory ...
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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 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 to delete recently Auto Uploaded Photos from Google +

I recently downloaded Google+ Auto Backup to my computer. It then asked me if I wanted to upload all my pictures that I have on my computer which is about 5000+ I said okay, it then asked me if I ...
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Windows 8 - Photo app tile - Can't set picture for tile

Prior to the windows 8.1 update I was able to choose any given photo from my pictures library and set it as the tile to appear on my start screen. However, as soon as I updated my laptop, the photo I ...
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Can Adobe-Lightroom duplicate finder be configured to take daylight savings time (DST) changes into account?

Apparently Lightroom 4.3 has an issue with the duplicate finder as soon as the Daylight Savings Time changes. I have an SD card with pictures taken in the summer that were alreay imported then but ...
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file corruption Issue

I was taking pictures in a wedding and when I was trying to copy them to see them in my PC I had the horrible surprise that I wasn't able to view about 40% of them. First attempt was only a double ...
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Date attributes on photos as a proof of date taken

I hope this question doesn't get too broad, I'm having a hard time formulating the problem clearly. Let's say you have a set of JPEG pictures. All of the files' date attributes are set to a recent ...
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move items from iCloud to another photo service

I need to know how can i transfer over 4000 photos that I have on my iCloud to my flickr. I know i could copy one by one. but at over 4000 photos I really want to do it as seamless as possible. I was ...
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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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Synching photos from a PC to an iPad

I synched a number of folders containing photos to my iPad , the next time I tried to synch a photo album the original photo albums seemed to have disappeared from my iPad being replaced with new ...
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Does software exist that sends an image to a certain monitor depending on image orientation?

I would like to achieve the following setup: One computer with two monitors – one in landscape (monitor A), the other in portrait orientation (B) – and a viewer that shows images from a directory. ...
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Make Windows Photo Viewer Auto-Rotate photos

Is there a way to indicate to the "Windows Photo Viewer" to automatically rotate the photos to their correct orientation? Let's suppose the metadata of that photos contains the necessary information. ...
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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 ...