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Photo edits in iOS 7 do not save when exported to PC

I applied some edits to my photo using iOS 7's default photo editor: red eye correction, auto enhance, etc. It looks great when I preview the image on iPhone, but when I look at the image on my PC it ...
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Sort photo collection from iphone into folders by year, month and city/region

I'm using Photostream to wirelessly sync the photos on my iPhone to my computer. In time my photo collection grew bigger and bigger and since Photostream just dumps everything into one folder I'm ...
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iPhoto files compressed in Time Capsule. Where is the original size?

My 8 year old iMac died some days ago. Fortunately, I have everything backed up on my Time Capsule. I just tried to get my photos from iPhoto off it, but realized that all my shots have been ...
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How exactly do I get Facebook to link my friends to iPhoto's Faces tags when sharing from iPhoto?

I'm preparing to upload an iPhoto event to Facebook for the first time (I'm using iPhoto '11 and my Mac runs Mac OS X 10.7), except I can't quite get Facebook to turn iPhoto's Faces tags into links to ...
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How much overhead (%) space requires migrating a iPhoto library to a Photo library?

After migrating an iPhoto Library to a Photos App Library, they see actually share space by using hardlinks. So even the Finder says each folder use some amount of space, they are actually sharing it. ...
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Photos Library Space Usage

I started cleaning up my Mac and I've noticed that the Photos App's Library was using roughly 72,5GB (info I see in ~/Photos). Long story short, I had around 8.000 items in there from the last 2,5 ...
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How does iCloud Photo Library's “Optimize iPhone Storage” setting work in relation to other photo apps on iOS?

If I have Optimize iPhone Storage enabled on my iPhone and my phone storage is completely full, I understand that iOS will only store a low-res thumbnail of many of my photos on the device. (The full ...
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New Photos.app & iCloud photo library: how to save space on mac

I am migrating from aperture to the new photos. In aperture, I had my originals on an external hard drive (i.e. the library was local, but the originals were on the external drive). Now in iPhoto, I ...
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Configure iPhone to send smaller pictures as e-mail attachment?

A friend has an iPhone whose camera she uses with the default settings of 2592x1936 pixels, which is pretty big when attaching pictures in e-mails. The files are very big and I need to scroll ...
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Transfering iPhone4 pics to iPad2?

there I know there's many ways to transfer multiple pictures from an iPhone to an iPad,but i want to transfer them using only the iPhone and iPad, without a PC or Mac. I was wondering if there was an ...
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Photo Sharing from iTunes

In iTunes, from the Advanced menu, I selected Photos to Share. I then picked a folder and the hard drive cranked at full speed for good 5-10 minutes. I do not see any of the photos on the iPad. So, ...
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Is there a way to get Photo Booth not to flash when it takes a photo?

Is there a way to get Photo Booth not to flash when it takes a photo? It washes out every picture I take.
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Can I use Automator or some other method to extract EXIF GPS data from batches of photos on my Mac?

I need a way of extracting EXIF GPS data, using my Mac, from a bunch of photos taken on an iPhone. So for example, if I put 1000 photos into a folder, I want an easy way of extracting all the GPS ...
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Where on my Mac are my iPod Touch photos stored?

I took some photos on my iPod Touch, and I want to use them on my Mac. I've synced the devices, but I don't know where the photos are. I looked in iTunes (since it seems to want to manage ...
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How can I delete photos from my iPhone and still retain them on my desktop?

How can I delete photos from my iPhone and still retain them on my desktop (OS X El Capitan)? I am not sure if it is possible to delete from my iPhone once the photos are on my desktop.
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I got purple border on my Photos app window

I got a purple warning border of some sort on my OS X Photos app. It was described in this Apple Support community thread and got a solution. The problem was caused by ...
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How to backup photos app on Mac?

I used to use iPhoto but then Apple scrapped it and introduced Photos app. Earlier to backup my library I would copy the iphoto library to external hard disk, but after this new introduction I have ...
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How to backup/export photos/videos from the new Photos app to an external hard disk?

I have a huge library in the new Photos app on my Mac OS X Yosemite machine, I want to know the easiest way to export or backup all these photos and videos on an external hard disk (formatted for ...
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Photos vs iPhoto events

Should I be using Events or Albums? Say I go to the Zoo with my family, take some pictures and then import into Photos. Is that an Event or an Album? I always used Events with iPhoto.
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How are edited photos stored in new Apple photos app?

In Aperture I understood the process to be that changes made in post processing where stored as "instructions" (not sure of real term) to be applied to the original and in that way saved space for ...
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How to clear the Photos icon badge

For some reason that is not clear to me, the Photos app icon on the dock of my Yosemite OS now displays a badge (the number 1 in a red circle top right corner) First of all, I have no idea what that ...
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Can photos taken with my iPhone (and Apple ID) stream to my husband's iPad (and Apple ID)?

My husband and I have different Apple ID and iCloud photo stream. When I take photos on my iPhone, registered to my Apple ID, can I have them automatically uploaded to my husband's iPad 2 registered ...
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Why can I not edit some photos Imported from an iPhone to Windows Vista?

Lots of people are complaining about this issue on the Apple Support forums. Some people have some work-arounds but there aren't any explanations of what's going on. I've checked out permissions ...
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Setting up iPhoto library on external HDD

Is there any way to set iPhoto library on external HDD instead of main HDD. I have a lot of photos and am running out of space on my MBP. I was thinking to achieve it by symlinks or something. It ...
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What's a good iOS app for quickly posting screenshots on the web?

Something analogous to photobucket for the desktop - whose iPhone app is a bit useless to me because it doesn't enable importing from the camera roll. I'm looking for something that easily allows me ...
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Are there sites that support editing and ordering photo prints, cards, and books on an iPad?

I'm reposting this question (unchanged) from webapps.stackexchange.com, because I've received no answers there and this seems like an appropriate question for the Apple Stack Exchange site. I've ...
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Photo Metadata Editing / Editor

Are there any apps for OS X that can edit photos metadata (such as keywords, etc.) without all the bells and whistles of full stack photo management apps (such as Lightroom, iPhoto, etc.) with the ...
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How can I expose the faces data from OS X Photos to iOS Photos?

I've spent some time teaching Photos on my Mac to know which face belongs to what name and now have a nice set of groups. I'd like to be able to access that metadata on iOS - preferably through ...
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My iPad camera roll says it is using 7.5 gb after all pics have been deleted for weeks

Please help me. I have deleted apps and photos to get memory on my iPad, and it still says I have 0gb left. It has been a couple of weeks. All photos have been deleted from the 'recently deleted' ...
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Why do I need to “repair permissions” on my Aperture library in order to migrate to Photos?

After installing Apple Photos as part of the 10.10.3 update and attempting to migrate my Aperture library I get an error message about "permissions" on my Aperture library: What does this mean and ...
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Accidentally deleted iPhoto and lost all of my photos, how can I get the photos back?

Not sure how I did it, but iPhoto is gone from my computer, along with all of my 800+ photos. How can I get my photos back? I reinstalled iPhoto and signed in, but it is empty.
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Any easy way to search for & replace characters in JPG file names in a folder?

Have a MacBook Pro 15 (Oct2009 vintage), and am running 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Is there an easy way to search for and replace chars in JPG file names in a folder file list? I'm working with over ...
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Macbook Air iPhoto does not see albums on the iPad

I have a number of photo albums on my iPad. When I connect my iPad to my macbook air and go to iPhoto I only see the photos in my camera roll. I want to transfer my photos on my iPad to my mac. I ...
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Image Uploading to Web Service from iOS

I often want to make a picture available on the internet, without wanting it as part of my Twitter stream or Facebook account etc. For example, posting a screenshot to a thread on a forum or just to ...
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How can I export my iPhoto library so I can import it on another computer?

I want to export my iPhoto library so that I can import it onto another computer and still keep the Events I've organized etc. How can I do this?
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How to delete synced photos and folder from iPhone?

How to delete synced photos and folder from iPhone, my OS is Windows 7 and I don't want to erase all content from setting. I have iTunes installed on my PC. I want to delete images and folder in my ...
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How to get photos/videos from my iphone into the cloud easily

I make photos every day. I want them to be kept somewhere safe (online, not on my computer), without having to think about it. Either over 3g, or whenever I'm near a wifi, I want my videos and photos ...
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How to share photos with iOS users if you don't own any Apple products

I have a bunch of family members with iPads. I'd like to share picture streams with them. But I don't want to buy any Apple products, thus no icloud access for me. I have pro accounts for dropbox and ...
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How to find out which photos were made by my iPhone and which were sent via WhatsApp?

After a nice holiday I've often taken around 200 photos and 80% was made by myself, 10% was incoming WhatsApp pictures and 10% was some other pictures that ended up on my iPhone. I don't even want ...
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Deleting all but favorite photos and videos on the iPhone

I'd like to delete the vast majority of the images/videos on my phone. There this previous question about deleting all images on the phone which is what I've done in the past. However I would really ...
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Does the new photos app still try to recognise faces?

Will the new photos app still try to guess who everyone is in all my photos? I'm really hoping this is one feature that was deprecated! FYI if anyone is wondering, I personally did not like this ...
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iCloud photo sharing limit reached — new photo app

I'm running the 10.3 beta on my iMac, using the new photos app. I imported about 1,300 pics I took over the weekend (live performance) and want to share them online with some people. First thing I ...
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Can I edit an iPad photo and save both the edited and original version?

I have an iPad 2 running iOS 8. Is there a way to edit a photo and save both the edited and original versions? Does it matter if I make the edit from the photo stream or camera roll? Thank you.
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Photo location on IPhone 5s

How can I determine the location a photo was taken on my iPhone 5s? I've tried the photo app on the phone but the information is too general.
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Extract a GPS track (as .gpx) from a series of jpg photos

I have a bunch of .jpg photos containing GPS information. What is the easiest way to extract the GPS information and save it into a .gpx file (or .kml, for that matter)? I have seen this answer ...
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Need help figuring out how to save 1500 pictures between 2 iPhones and and iPad while traveling

I need help. I have been traveling for 5 months and have 2 iPhones with me as well as my iPad. One of my iPhones is a 4, this is my work phone. I have approximately 1500 pictures on this phone that ...
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How does one view pictures fullscreen on iPhone 5?

There is an annoyance in the iPhone 5 that the camera sensor is 4:3 but the phone display is 16:9. This makes photos not cover the entire screen. Apple has now begun running a Thanksgiving commercial ...
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How do you restore files from an iCloud backup

I want to restore a picture that I deleted from my camera roll on my iPhone. I have iCloud backup enabled, with the option for camera roll turned on, so therefore the picture I deleted should have a ...
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How can I export albums from Apple Photos into folders with the same names?

I have a bunch of albums in Apple Photos. How can I export them as folders so that I have a structure like the one below? All photos - album 1 -- photos of album 1 - album 2 -- photos of album 2 ...
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How to save emailed video into Photos program?

I'm just now getting used to Photos. When someone emails me a video, I can't just drag it into my photos library like I could with iPhoto. How do I add it to my existing library?