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Sync photos via iTunes on multiple Macs / Manually manage photos

My intention is to sync photos to a iOS device using multiple Macs/PCs. But every time I connect my device to a new computer, iTunes wants to delete all of my synced photos. I would prefer using ...
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Retina-ready slideshow

I'm looking for an easy way to view a simple slideshow of photos with 1x1 pixel ratio, with play/pause button. I want 1 image pixel to be equal to 1 retina screen pixel, as shown by default with ...
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After syncing laptop to iPad, photo drop down tab no longer visible with iTunes version 11.0.1

After syncing my laptop (Windows XP) with my iPad and selecting my iPad under Devices on the left hand side, there is no photos heading any longer. I have menu headings (tabs) for "Summary", "Info", ...
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How do I delete a photo album on my Iphone 4 that is not on my computer to be unsynced?

How do I delete a photo album synced from an old computer that is not on my new computer, only on my Iphone 4?
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Is it possible to create photo events from the Camera Roll photo's on an iPhone?

I see that the Photos app let's me create Albums, but is it possible to create and manage Photo Events on the iPhone without iTunes or iPhoto* on a Mac/PC? *I say iPhoto on a Mac/PC because the ...
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Apple TV 2: shared photo folder won't update

I have successfully shared photos from my computer to my Apple TV via iTunes, by going to Advance > Choose Photos to Share. However, when I add photos to that directory, they do not appear on my ...
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Does Dropbox Auto Camera Upload work with iCloud Photo Library?

Currently, I store all my photos in iCloud Photo Library. However, I'd like to have another copy of them in Dropbox. Ideally, I'd want my iPad to upload all new images that I add to my iCloud Photo ...
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How can I select photos that i have not yet shared in a given album?

I have a lot of pictures, and I'd like to display only the ones I haven't shared in a specific album (ignored to add a selection of those to that album). I can't figure out how to run a selection on ...
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Failed upgrade to iPhoto 10.10.3 and Photos

I have 2 iPhoto libraries. Only the small one converted OK to iPhoto 10.10.3 so is accessible in Yosemite. When trying to convert/upgrade my large iPhoto library to 10.10.3 it failed/froze at 99% on ...
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Keep Sorted By Date in photos not shown

I don't have a "Keep Sorted By Date" option in the view menu of photos. I have only "Keep Sorted By Title". Where can I find the "Keep Sorted By Date" option? Thanks
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Google Photos Backup creates large Pictures/GPBackup folder

I installed Google Photos Backups on OSX (Mavericks). It created a /Users/rob/Pictures/GPBackup folder that is 10 gig in size, and it looks like it has copies of all my photos and movies. I don't ...
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Is Photo compression-ratio for JPEG exports too high?

Despite selecting the High option when exporting JPEG images from Photo, I am finding the file size at destination is around 3MB - 60% smaller than when I exported the same images from iPhoto with the ...
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Error when trying to move Photos Library

Can't find a likely looking existing question so here goes: I just updated to Yosemite and successfully (?? well -- it seems to work ) migrated my iPhoto library to Photos. Now however, I would like ...
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Search images by rating with Spotlight

I and using IPTC metadata to set rating for photos. I would like use OS X Spotlight to search image by rating. I tried to create a "smart folder" in Finder with the following query (I created it with ...
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How do control the order of photos in a shared Photos album?

I have a shared Photos album and have two changes I would like to rearrange the order of some photos and insert some new photos in particular places in the album. I don't see a way to do 1 and any ...
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App to organize “one photo per day” which keeps the photos separate from the camera roll?

I’m thinking of trying a “one photo per day” project. I would like to keep these photos separate from my other photos, so I was thinking of using a specific app for organizing them. I already tried ...
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How to print Project in Photos with book jacket

In iPhoto I was able to Print Preview a project and it will generate a PDF with the book jacket as the first page. This does not seem to be the case in Photos because no matter what I try I cannot get ...
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Does iCloud have backup versioning? Can I restore from a backup different that the last one?

My iPhone 4 kept freezing so I reset it, after backing up my photos. When setting up the phone I hit restore as new phone instead of restore from iCloud backup. I started taking pics on the phone and ...
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Script to organize photos

I have a bunch of photos in different folders and I would like to organize them into a single directory structure. Many of the photos are duplicated. I would like to organize them into year/month ...
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Moving Files From iCloud to Windows 7

When I log in to iCloud, select 48 pictures, and press download, only 4 get downloaded. I also tried to sync the PC with my iPhone. Only the last 30 pictures are on the iPhone. I want to move the ...
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Photos preview thumbnails missing on import from android camera

When I connect my android camera to my MacBook and go to the Photos import screen all thumbnails from my photos are missing.. There's a placeholder displayed instead. Probably something to do with ...
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How to make Automator choose specific file types?

I have a program made in Automator which: I move folder on to my Automator programm file. It takes all pics from all subfolders Copies them to same subfolders It resizes pics in all copied subfolder ...
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Are “Favorites” and edits synced with Photos for Mac/iOS?

I'm using the latest version of Photos on both of my iMacs, my iPhone, and two iPads. I'm also using iCloud for storage and syncing. So far - everything seems to work - when I take a photo on my ...
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Apple Photo Library backed up to OneDrive

How can I efficiently use OneDrive and Apple Photo Library? Some background: In my family, we all have iDevices (iPhone, iPad, MacBook) but we also have an Office 365 subscription which gives us ...
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Photo library will not fully upload to iCloud from computer

I'm trying to upload my entire photo library to iCloud before my computer completely breaks down. There have been internet connection issues (among other problems) and I'm trying to back up my photos ...
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Increasing the ppi of a photo in Photo

In Photo, how can I raise the pixel level (ppi) from 72 to 300? I can do this by moving my photos to Preview but would like to do everything in Photo if I can. I have looked for what seems like hours ...
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OS X Yosemite Photos App: Is there a way to collapse collections/moments under single cover photo?

In the old iPhoto, you could browse Events (now broken up into Collections and Moments) with each event represented by a single cover photo. You would then double-click on the Event to see its photos. ...
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How do I retrieve lost photos and messages?

I have just connected my iPhone 6 to my MacBook Air and I went onto iTunes. It somehow deleted all of my memory that had been added since February. I've lost all my photo's, messages, everything ...
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How to share large size images from Photos app via Mail

It used to be possible to email photos from iPhoto in several meaningful sizes: full size, large, medium, small. Those sizes still exist ostensibly, but when selecting "large," the size is nearly ...
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Unprotected Mac family photos?

I have tons of thousands of family photos. But I feel like they are not safe. I have an iCloud/Apple ID but the email is not confirmed. I want to sign out of that old email into my actual new one I ...
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How can I add photos to the Photostream using the Photos App?

The title really says it all: I want to add some picture not (which I have downloaded for example) to the Photos App and I want it to appear in the Photos App on my iPhone. I have enabled "My ...
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my Photo Booth randomly came on

I fall asleep with my macbook on sometimes, watching a show or listening to music and I have woken up with my Photo Booth on several times, which for some reason creeps me out because the light turns ...
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OSX Photos is Forcing Me to Optimize Storage With Plenty of Free Space

In order to free up space on my macbook air's internal SSD, I moved my photo library off to an external disk (actually a Transcend JetDrive installed into the SD Card reader port). I have the photo ...
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Merging two Photos libraries?

I have two libraries from the Photos app. Is it possible to merge them? Or is it possible to move pictures from one library into another?
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How to attach video from Photos app to Gmail message

I'm using the new Photos app on OS X Yosemite. I've imported multiple photos and videos from my iPhone 5 and they are now in my Photos library. I would like to attach one of the videos in my Photos ...
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Preview does not work on iPhone 5

I have a problem with preview with my iphone 5. My mac is 2012 and running Yosemite. When I go to the "import from iPhone" I get the usual window, but when I drag and drop some photos / videos, it ...
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Use iSight to track faces and zoom on to faces

I notice that the iSight camera shows images differently on FaceTime and Skype. I was wondering if I could find some pointers to get iSight to track faces and zoom in on to faces.
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Date change not displaying on iPad after sync

I've changed the date of a few photos in Apple photos and synced with my iPad via iTunes ( I still don't use iCloud to sync) and while the photo is in the correct chronological order the photo still ...
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How to stack photos versions and master on Photos

I'm trying to get the Aperture like view in Photos Albums view. I want to display versions (modified photos) of the master photos stacked in a single preview (the key photo) like it happens in ...
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Is there a way to bulk delete images from the local storage of an iOS devices with iCloud Photo Library enabled?

I used to import photos from my iOS to my Mac using Image Capture. Then, I would bulk delete the local copies of my images from iOS device using Image Capture. However, you can't use Image Capture ...
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Parts of iPhoto library unviewable after moving library to external hard drive

In order to free up space on my computer, I copied my entire iPhoto library to an external hard drive (all 60 GB of it), and then deleted what was on my computer. While most of the photos can be read ...
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Apple changing time on import

I can't understand what is happening to times and timezones on the import of photos into the new photos app. I geotag all my photos prior to loading into photos (I use PHOTOLINKER) from tracks ...
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How do you delete an unwanted album in the Photos app on an iMac?

How do you delete an album name from the side panel in the photo albums section of the iMac?
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How to fix custom login background picture so that it doesn't look grey and washed out

I have a login background picture that when actually loggin in, the gamma and is amped up this photo becomes Something very similar to this Any help would be very appreciated
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Photos on Mac not syncing with iCloud Photo Library

I have enabled the iCloud Photo Library on my iPad and MacBook. While I was traveling, I uploaded some photos directly into my library at icloud.com using a web browser. The photos I uploaded then ...
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How can I remove orphaned thumbnails in Apple Photos app

I need remove many duplicate photos in my 250GB collection of photos. My plan is to compute a sha256 sum on those photos and isolate the files with a duplicate checksum. I was going to scan through ...
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How do you display time zone in Apple photos

I've seen the following screenshot showing the time zone in the info display in the new photos app. I can see how to see the time zone if I use the adjust time and date, but it doesn't display in the ...
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Photos in my iPhone not visible on Photo App Albums and cannot be removed

There are some photos in my iPhone visible only through the Windows Explorer. I am not allowed to delete them through Windows but since they are not seen in the Albums, I cannot delete them at all.
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Use EXIF Create-Date instead of Modify-Date in Photos.app

I know I can change basically any kind of metadata in image files with exiftool, but what if I have already imported pictures into Photos’ database and realize that they contain wrong or unwanted ...
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Restored from time machine, photos in one big pile

Our iMac (OS X Yosemite 10.10) got a new hard drive a few weeks ago, and I used Time Machine to restore from LACIE. Everything seems fine, except for the photos (I guess it's iPhoto '11, it says ...