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Why do I get a “This photo is not editable” message in iOS 8?

I have photos in my iPhone that were added using iTunes sync with a Photos library. I do not see a way to delete them (no trash can icon) and when I tap "Edit" while viewing them I get the following ...
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I have no photos in my album but it still says that it takes 508 MB of space on my iphone

So I have no photos in my phone, but it still says that it takes 508 MB when I look at my usage in settings. There is literally no photos at all, even the recently deleted has been deleted, and I don'...
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automatically share photos to Photos iCloud Shared Albums

I'd like to script the Yosemite Photos app so that every time I place images to a folder on my desktop, it automatically is imported into the Photos app and uploaded to a shared album. Is this ...
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Remove Faces Permanently from Photos Library

Is there a way to permanently remove a name from the faces in the new Photos app? Example: When you tag a face accidentally with "John" instead of "John Miller", you can delete the face associated ...
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Google Inbox Does Not Display My Contact Photo

When I send e-mails through my regular Gmail address, my contact photo appears. When I send e-mails through a third-party domain associated with my e-mail inbox, my contact photo does not appear. I ...
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Photos time and date differences on videos

On MacBook, video shows 22/05/14 2:26PM. On iPad, in Album view, it shows the same time and date. But in Collections view it says 23/5/14 12:26AM. The video was taken in another time zone and I ...
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Photo album of the full-resolution photos shared through iCloud Photo Sharing?

The photos that are shared through iCloud Photo Sharing shared albums are typically favorites, for example the best photos that you wanted to share with family over the course of several years. Over ...
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Pix from iPhone 6 show up on iCloud, but not on iMac's new Photos app

Using latest operating systems on both iPhone and iMac. The photos taken from iPhone are not showing up on my iMac's Photos app. I have "My Photo Stream" turned on in Photos' iCloud preferences. ...
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Creating Smart Folders (perhaps programmatically) based on photo IPTC metadata?

I have thousands of photos with IPTC metadata -- I'm mostly interested in the star-ratings and the tags -- and I'd like to create folders for those images that automatically stay in sync as I change ...
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What does “referenced file offline” mean in Photos?

I have large numbers of files in my Photos from my recently migrated Aperture library that show a crossed out reference icon indicating that the "referenced file is offline". If I try to access ...
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Are there still working photo widgets?

Under previous Mac OS's there were widgets like "Modern Moments" and "Desk Photo" to display photos on the Dashboard. I tried them under Mac OS 10.10(.1) and they do not seem to be working. I'd like ...
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Why am I sending empty download photo requests?

A contact is receiving download photo notifications I'm not actually sending that are empty after they are clicked. Whats causing this? Is my phone spamming some body?
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How much space will iCloud Photo Library use on my devices?

I am considering to use iCloud Photo Library to store a growing number of family photo albums, shared to web or set of AppleIDs. I dont need to keep original photos on iDevices for 99.9% of photos. ...
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Get BitTorrent Sync iOS app to sync all of the images from a “burst mode” photo set?

Is there any way to get BitTorrent Sync iOS app Camera Backup feature to sync all of the images from a burst mode photo set? By default it appears to only sync the individual image that iOS selected.
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un-syncing photos

I have my mac, i-phone, and -pad synced so that my photos from one device show up on the others. I would like to delete all photos from my phone and start again, so that I only have my camera roll (...
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Video file uploaded to iCloud drive does not appear

My iPad says the video I created, and want to edit in iMovie on my laptop, was exported to iCloud Drive as a photo file. iCloud drive is active on both my laptop and desktop but is empty on both and ...
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Aperture overwrites files with same name

My canon camera was setup with filename numbering to 0001. When the camera reached the 9999, it restarted the numbering to 0001. I didn't noticed the file names since I just import my picture with ...
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Remove photo from iPhoto slideshow

I have created an iPhoto slideshow and posted it to iCloud with public access. I now want to remove a photo. I went back to the slideshow source list in iPhoto and when I click on the slideshow ...
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transferring photo modifications to iPhoto

When I transfer photos taken and edited on the iphone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.1.1) to iPhoto (9.6) on my mac (OS X 10.10.1), only the original picute is transferred but not the modifications. Is there a ...
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Yosemite: iCloud Drive offline

I'm wondering if it is possible to use iCloud Drive as a 'mounted drive'. As of now, I have a photo's collection of around 50GB. I'm keeping the files on an external HDD as it hogs my Macbooks' SSD. I'...
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My iPhoto Library has lost its index. Files are invisible, but still taking up space. Is there any way to retrieve them?

Okay--I've seen questions similar to this one, but not identical. So please hang in there while I try to explain this problem: Yesterday, I upgraded iPhoto to version 9.6. It seemed to be doing ...
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back up iphone photos from sync

How do I back up photos on an iPhone that were synced from a computer I no longer have? iPhoto and Image Capture only offer to download photos taken with the iPhone. I have not yet tried syncing ...
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iPhone 6 upgrade, restore missing photos?

I just upgrade to my iPhone 6. I first made backup (to iCloud) on my iPhone 5, then i restored it on the iPhone 6. Now all works well and everything is there, except all my photos. Anybody has a ...
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Weird bug with exiftool and Hazel photo workflow

I have a weird bug I'm experiencing. I have a folder of images that Hazel doesn't recognize as images. These are located in a folder that I have set to be monitored by Hazel using a script made with ...
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iPhoto create an album for every event

I recently purchased a new iMac and imported my entire photo collection into iPhoto (about 40000 photos). These were organized as folder YYMMDD - Event Name, about 1000 folders in total. iPhoto ...
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Recover photos from iPhone with broken screen?

My girlfriend recently dropped her iPhone 4S in water. She let it sit in rice for 2 days, but the screen was still broken. However, the phone was still functional, as she could hear Siri working with ...
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Iphone 5S camera roll keeps 'restoring'

My iphone 5S camera roll keeps saying 'restoring' at the bottom. I've tried reboots, hard reset, removing photos, removing icloud, and restoring the phone from a backup. I've checked all my icloud ...
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Random Photo Steaming with Apple TV

I have my Apple TV set to stream random photos from the Apple TV file, while I listen to music. There are over 1200 photos in this file, but Apple TV seems to pick the same ones over and over ...
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Recent Photo Booth photos no longer upload to Facebook

When I take new photos on Photo Booth they show up on the little photo strip on the bottom of the application. When I click upload->photos-->Photo Booth library it shows me photos only up to a couple ...
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How do I configure Aperture to upload image location information to Facebook?

All of the discussion I can find online suggests that an image in Aperture with location information that is uploaded to Facebook (using Aperture's Facebook integration) should have a location ...
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Photo Collection Collaboration

What I have is a very simple need, and I've not yet found a good solution. I have over 1.5 TB of photos stored on a shared server. I need to be able to tag the photos with keywords that are searchable....
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Delete all pictures in an album from library in Aperture

I have created smart albums, the content of which I have exported to new libraries. I now wish to delete the pictures in these albums from the Aperture library. Is there a way to delete all pictures ...
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how to integrate social media (Facebook, Flickr, Instagram) in my photo workflow?

I currently use Picasa on OSX to sort and edit my photos. Then I upload to Facebook, Flickr, and Tumblr. I tag people on Facebook and Flickr separately; and I add locations separately; I add dates. ...
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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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iCloud Photo Storage full after update?

My iphoto says that the storage is full, but I've updated it and have 45 GB left? I don't know what to do, I've tried restarting my computer and it hasn't worked.
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Photo app and iCloud, everything has vanished

My old iMac went totally dead on me; all I was getting was the flashing question mark folder. So I sent my Mac off to be looked at and they told me the hard drive was completely wiped clean; as in no ...
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Send photos from Mac to iPhone using iTunes

I'm trying to send photos to my iPhone, using iTunes, but when I select the Photos section in iTunes, it shows me this (it doesn't let me choose a folder): How can I sync a specific folder ...
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Can I backup Photos in an exFAT partition?

Searching this question on the web one can find many sources affirming it shouldn't be done and some saying it's okay. I wanted a technical explanation of the reasons Photos libraries shouldn't (or ...
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Notification about full iCloud

I've been getting the notification like "Your phone has not updated to iCloud in 150 days" but my iCloud is full, my Macbook memory is full and my phone memory is full too. If I delete the pics from ...
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How can I post photos to my iPhone Instagram app from Google Drive?

I have Instagram and Google Drive both installed on my iPhone. I want to post on Instagram some photos from Google Drive. Have somebody any ideas how to do that, because in Insta library I have only ...
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iPad Air 2 photo problems on Etsy

I'm an iPad user who all of a sudden cannot upload photos to Etsy. My photos are all there and can be uploaded to any other site. I've checked all my settings and updated the app. Can anyone help? ...
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Ex-Supported Video Format on iPhone

I've an old video in my Photo.app library synced with my iPhone. That's it: It's synced with iPhone since years and it worked normally on iPhone, yesterday it tried to play it and Photos app on ...
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OSX Photos app adds either a black rectangle or picture in a picture to some images

I have used different cameras, and different memory cards, but that doesn't seem to be the problem. Here's the images showing the problem. What is this, and can it be fixed?
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Large video files aren't deleted correctly – stuck in iCloud!

Earlier this year, I frequently recorded large 1080p videos (1 hr long @ 3-4 Gb) with my iPhone connected to iCloud. After a while I noticed that the iCloud storage space occupied by Photos/Videos ...
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Photos deleted after iPhoto migration

OSX El Capitan 10.11.13 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7 At the end of 2014 my hard drive crashed and i got it recovered professionally, the photos that where on my hard drive where still on iPhoto after i got ...