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when syncing with my ipod touch, why does itunes say “optimizing photos” even if nothing has changed .

every time i sync, i get a status saying "optimizing photos . .1 of xx". this is even if no photos have changed since my last sync. what is going on here? why does itunes keep trying to optimize ...
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Looking for a good iPhone photo viewer

I'm looking for a photo viewer that would sync with multiple (sub)folders on my computer HD (some of which are not in my MyPhoto folder), and would have a feature to do a slideshow on the iPhone.
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Can I use the iPad Camera Kit to move photos onto an SD card?

Can the iPad Camera Kit be used to move or export photos onto an SD Card? I'd like copy photos from my iPad onto a memory card for a digital photo frame.
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Filtering a photo of a document to look like a proper scan

So there are a couple of iOS apps that "scan" documents and automatically do some processing to make the image look like a quality scan from a real scanner. When I'm trying this on the Mac with ...
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Get contact photo iOS

I took a photo using the contact app on my iPhone 5. I would like to copy that photo, but there doesnt appear to be an easy way to get it. I did some googling, but all the answers were several years ...
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Photo library on external network drive

I am quickly filling up my hard drive and would like to move my iPhoto library to an external drive. I understand that it must be on an HFS+ formatted drive to properly work. I would prefer to attach ...
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Can one stream photos to Shared Photostream from Finder on a Mac?

I know someone who is considering the possibility of setting up an iPad as a digital photo frame. Ideally, they would use Shared Photostreams to easily put pictures on the device. This is easy for any ...
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Deleted photos continue appearing in screensaver

I use one of OS X's built-in photo screensavers and point it to my Dropbox folder so that photos I add to Dropbox automatically appear. However, I've noticed that photos I've deleted from Dropbox ...
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How to not compress inserted pictures in Powerpoint 2011 for Mac?

I am trying to make a presentation for a conference, and am facing a problem that I cannot solve. I have a powerpoint presentation initially created with Powerpoint 2010 for Windows. I am facing ...
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Syncing Aperture between Macs

I recently started dividing my Aperture work between my home iMac, and my MacBook Pro. The problem here is that, whenever I want to do a makeshift sync, I export the edited photos from one Mac as an ...
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Is picture location info retained when I share a photo?

When I send a picture to a friend (e.g. via Messages, Mail, or Tweet), is the location information in that photo preserved? In other words, can they see where I took that photo? What about when I use ...
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How do I delete Albums from Photos for synced folders that don't exist anymore?

I previously used a Windows 7 desktop PC before and synced a folder of pictures to my iPod Touch 4G Photos using iTunes. Unfortunately, the desktop PC crashed and so I had to reinstall Windows 7 on my ...
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Batch editing metadata in Aperture

In Aperture 3.2.2, is it possible to batch edit photos' metadata? For three days, my camera's clock was one year ahead but with the correct date, and I want to set them right all at the same time.
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How can I hide sensitive photos

My problem is I've got heaps of photos that I don't want to be found in finder is their any easy way to stop finder from showing them in places like All Files or quicklook.
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Shutter count from NEF photo

I know Nikon embeds the shutter count in the EXIF of their NEF raw files. What's the easiest way to find it?
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Does iTunes compress images that I sync to my iPhone?

When I sync a folder with iTunes to download into my iPhone, do the images get resized or compressed in anyway? Specifically I am trying to sync large images such as 5000px x 5000px at 72dpi. If ...
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How can one copy photos off an iPad onto a Windows computer (prior to syncing)?

My father wants to sync a bunch of photos from his Windows PC to his iPad for a presentation. But he's never synced photos before. And he's downloaded a number of photos from his camera directly to ...
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Photo sharing with offline viewing for the iPad

I'm looking for a solution to easily share photos with family members around the world. I realise there are dozens of photo-sharing sites, but I'm looking for something that has native iPad ...
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With an iPhone, is there a way to automatically sync photos taken with the camera to Picasa

I would like all photos taken with the camera on my iPhone automatically synced to a private picasa web album. What's the best way to do this? (jailbroken/cydia solutions if avail would work as well) ...
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Change guest account photo in Mavericks?

In Mavericks, how do you change the user account photo to something other than that gray silhouette? I've searched for an answer to this question and it seems people figured it out in Mountain Lion ...
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Accidentally clicked restore backup instead of backup! Can I still recover my recent photos?

I accidentally clicked "restore backup" on iTunes when suddenly all my latest photos were deleted instead my past and deleted photos and videos were restored back and I wasn't able to backup my latest ...
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How to retrieve pictures from guest account?

I have saved pictures in my MacBook Air on a Guest Account. I am trying to locate my pictures in guest account but am unable to find it. How can I retrieve these?
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How to store photos in iCloud?

There's been a few posts on this topic, but none answered my questions (at least the several I took a look at). I'm trying to figure out how to store photos from my iPhone 5 to iCloud (via Wi-fi). ...
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Using Photo Stream and ICloud

I am taking py ipad on holiday and plan to take pictures with my Digital camera and at the end of the day transfer the pictures from the memory card to the ipad via a card reader. Will these photos ...
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What is the best way to copy 1000 pics from my PC to my ipad3?

I don't want to copy all of my pictures and i dont want to setup ongoing sync. I simply want to do a one time transfer of pictures in a certain folder from my windows PC to iPad
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3rd Gen iPad photostream

I just bought an iPad for my mother and now I would like to turn on Photostream so she can see them. Is there a setting I can change to make this possible?
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Easy solution to resize, crop and print a passport photo of 35x45mm?

What is a simple solution, and preferably free, for cropping and printing a photo to 35x45? Somethink that would ease the generation of a photo that does match: ...
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How to view photos from Mac on iPad

I have tons of photos on my mac (Lion) and an external harddrive. They are not organized using iphoto, just sitting in different folders. I would like to be able to view them on my iPad 2. Ideally I ...
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iPhone 4 - is it possible to do a photo recovery for photos without a previous backup

I have been using a new iPhone4 (replacement phone) for 2 months. Yesterday I connected it to my laptop to copy over photos. iPhoto said only 1 photo of 500 was imported. So I went to iTunes to ...
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Is there a better photo application than iPhoto for managing iPhone videos and photos?

I've been using iPhoto for my photos and videos. However, it's become so slow, I'm lucky if it can download my 2 or 3 photos/videos when I leave my computer on overnight. And then I have to often ...
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Using a Mac Mini as a central photo repository

Is it possible to setup a mac mini as a central photo repository and have all the tagging and extra info follow to the other computers on the network? Or would each computer have to access iPhoto on ...
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How to stitch several photos into a single one using Mac OS X in 360 mode or simple?

Microsoft made the PhotoSynth application for iPhone but forgot to create one for OS X. How do I stitch several photos into single one, free apps would be preferable.
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Is there a way to find the timestamp of a photo in an iPhone4, without syncing with a computer?

Is there any way of figuring out when a photo on my iPhone4 has been taken, without first importing the photo to a Mac or PC?
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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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Is there a way to share photos from one iTunes account with another?

I would like to share my photos that I have in my iTunes/iCloud account with another account. Ideally, I would like to be able to have anything that is in my photostream to be automatically sent to ...
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Moving and upgrading an iPhoto library

A few months ago I had an external drive with my iPhoto Library for iPhoto 4 on it failed. I was able to recover everything from the drive successfully and continued using the iPhoto library in its ...
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Looking for tool/software to create HDR photos on OSX

does anyone know a good tool to create HDR photos on OSX? Freeware or paid? From Windows I know: Photomatix Pro Picturenaut FDRTools any hint?
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How to convert synced photo folders to camera roll folders?

I currently sync ~3000 photos from my PC onto my iPhone 3GS. These photos are split into folders on my PC and these folders show up in the Photos app on my iPhone. However, these photos don't show up ...
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iPad Camera Connection Kit - Photo resolution

When I send photos from my PC to my iPad through iTunes, there is a pre-processing stage where iTunes reduces the photo size and resolution (I think). Does this also happen when I use the Camera ...
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Automaticly and seamlessly sync iPhone photos as soon as they're taken (over the air)

I use Snappy. That's my preferred photo app of all! So, please, keep this in mind. Ideally I want to be able to sync to picasa and dropbox. But I wouldn't mind if it was flickr, picposterous or ...
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Recovering a deleted photo on iPhone

I have a 32GB iPhone 4 version 4.0.1. I have many photos on my phone, but I have deleted an important photo from my iPhone. How can I get this photo back from my iPhone?
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why does itunes “optimize” my photos every time i sync

Every time I sync my ipod touch, I sit there and watch "optimizing photos x of 1000" which takes forever. To be clear, I am not adding any more photos. Shouldn't this only be a one time thing to ...
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How do I get good quality photos onto an iPod Touch?

When I sync my photos with the iPod Touch, the photos are put on as very low quality. They do not even look good at full screen size and do not cope with zooming in to see details. I can't find a ...
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How can I simply and quickly upload just 1 photo from my iPhone to a PC or Mac?

This is really frustrating. Occasionally, my work requires me to upload a photo from my iPhone (ios7) to a clients PC or Mac. I used to simply email it to my Gmail account and download it from the web ...
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On iOS 8 how do you access hi-res photos when you have the optimize photos on? [closed]

I the iOS 8 beta 5 they introduced the new option option, Optimize iPhone Storage keeps lower resolution copies of photos on device, and stores original high-res photos in iCloud. How do you access ...
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Reconnect Aperture masters with different filename?

I lost a lot of data and recovered the photos that I could using Stellar Phoenix. I got a lot of the photos back, however I'm struggling to reconnect them in Aperture. If I select a single image, it ...
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How do get photos from your photo stream on your PC

Ok so I downloaded the iCloud program for Windows and synced my photo stream with my PC but only 100 pictures went onto my PC. There are still another 500 pictures in my photo stream on my iPhone. How ...
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OSX Screensaver photo repeat problem

I have an iMac running OSX 10.8.4 and I have a large collection of photos (10,000+) that I want displayed during the screensaver. I would like to see a uniform distribution of all photos. However, I ...
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Sharing large library of Photos and Videos (currently in iPhoto) in different macs at home

currently I have iPhoto on my mac (mountain lion). the library is more than 350 GB (and growing fast). It is only on my computer, but my wife wants to have acces to the pictures too, not only ...
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How to only import JPG on iPad when shooting in RAW+JPEG

I shoot in RAW+JPEG mode. When I import photo to the iPad using the camera connection kit, it imports both versions of each file. Is there a way to only import the JPG version?