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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 move photos from an old eMac to an iPad?

I need to move about 550 photos from iPhoto on an old eMac to a new iPad Air. The eMac won't be used anymore after everything is transferred. I already tried the following approaches, but they didn’t ...
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What is the best way to backup photos & videos from iPhoto online?

I'd love to use Dropbox to back up all my photos and videos, especially from iPhoto. But I'm not exactly sure the best way to do this is, given that I know that my 2 computers with iPhoto directories ...
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Unable to import into Photos from iPhone over USB?

I've been trying to sync Photos from my iPhone 5S to my rMBP. I connect with an Apple-branded 3 foot Lightning cable, and I'm able to sync to iTunes with the cable, but Photos for whatever reason is ...
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Photos Shared Album sort order

I want to use a shared album to combine photos taken on different cameras and by different people. I would like the photos to be sorted by the date/time they were shot. Instead, Apple is sorting by ...
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Why do only some images received via iMessage have GPS data?

I've noticed that only some of the images I receive from a friend of mine (who also has an iPhone 5) have GPS data. (I test this by saving the picture and using a photo app to read the metadata.) I ...
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Is there an iPhone app that takes continuous photos?

I am looking for an app that can take continuous photos. In other words, I should be able to set the interval (e.g. every 3 seconds) and for how long (e.g. 2 minutes) and it would just snap photos. ...
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iPhone does not show up on iPhoto anymore

Since the update to iOS5 my iPhone 3GS does not show up as a device on iPhoto anymore. Before that, iPhoto was working without any hitch. I'm currently using the following: MacBook Pro 2.4 GHz Intel ...
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Can I use my iPad to organize photos that are stored externally? [closed]

I would like to organize my photos with iPad (remove, edit, create albums etc). I have the synology NAS and I can run the Photo app on the NAS (server) and I can use the DS Photo+ app on iPad (client)...
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Photos App: iPhone Photos not showing up when attempting to import

I have my iPhone setup to open Photos app when I connect my iPhone to my Macbook Pro. I also have Dropbox automatically importing my photos when connected too. Dropbox has no problems importing my ...
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How do I delete empty DCIM folders from my iPhone?

I regularly transfer all photos from my iPhone to my Windows PC. However, I cannot delete subfolders of DCIM. So I'm getting a little collection of folders that I want to delete, but can't. To be ...
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Stop Photos.app from opening when any device is connected [duplicate]

I know there are thousands of iterations on this question, but I can't find one dealing with Photos.app from 10.10.3+. I just want to stop it (or anything else) from opening ever. None of the answers ...
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How to completely erase the Photo Library on an iPhone?

I decided to delete all of my iPhone's photos and videos so I copied everything to iPhoto and deleted everything on my phone. After that, I decided to backup my phone through iTunes. Then I ...
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What's a good long-exposure app for the iPhone?

I'm looking for an app that lets me take long exposures of 10 seconds or more. This can either be one long exposure, or multiple shorter exposures, like 0.5 seconds, combined together by the app. ...
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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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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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Is there a before/after edit view in OS X Photos' Editing view? [duplicate]

I've used photo editing apps before that show a before/after split view, so you can see the original image and the edited image either side by side or overlaid. Like this: Is there a similar ...
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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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Can I transfer photos that are not in my iPhone's camera roll to my computer?

My iPhone was linked to my main computer and it has all my photos stored on it, but not in the camera roll. Since my husband blew the main computer up, my precious photos appear to be in limbo. It ...
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Which photo websites have iPad support for editing and ordering prints, cards and books?

I've tried the Shutterfly iPad app, which allows uploading photos, but doesn't support any other functionality available on the website. And I can't edit photos or design cards and books from the ...
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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 down/...
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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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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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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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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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Compare content of two folders, including subfolders

Over the years I have imported photos from iPhone to Mac and organized them in folder by month. I now want to import all photos I have on the iPhone and compare those with the files that I've ...
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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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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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Photo thumbnails remain in camera roll after moving photos to computer

I'm exporting my photos to my computer by connecting my iPhone 5S (iOS 7.1.1) to my Ubuntu 14.04 setup and cutting the photos from the DCIM folder and pasting them on my computer. The photos go ...
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How to create a white background to a jpg/png?

I have a jpg of some logo, but its background is not completely white, more like light-greyish, whereas I would like it to be perfectly white. I know how to select the background and also know how to ...
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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 force Photo app on the Mac to scan for faces in a given picture?

I have a few pictures where the photo app has detected no faces at all. Is there a way to force the app to rescan those picture for faces?
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Merging two Photos libraries?

I have two libraries from the Photos app (version 1.3 on OS X 10.11.2). Is it possible to merge them or to move pictures from one library into another?
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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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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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Email photos in full resolution from iPhone 6 running iOS 8

iPhone 6 running iOS 8.1.3. How do I email photos with full resolution. I go to Photos, select some photos, pick Mail, then compose the email. No where in "New Message" does it give me an option to ...
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Deleting All Photos from iCloud

I want to free up iCloud storage by deleting photos that are backed up elsewhere. How can I delete photos from iCloud without deleting them from my iPhone?