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How to automatically back up and archive my photo library?

I have a Macbook Air. I love it, but the hard drive is too small to fit my entire photo library. At this point the hard-drive is full and I need to find a way to move the files to a back-up location. ...
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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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How do I upload my iPhone pictures/videos to my Windows Vista PC?

I found a page in iTunes that appears to allow me to sync pictures from my PC to my iPhone, but I can't see any obvious way to upload pictures taken on my iPhone4. How do I do this? What about videos ...
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Can I delete photo files from Mac desktop after import to Photo?

I'm using Yosemite's Photos app (switching from iPhoto). I had a bunch of image files (about 200) on my desktop which I imported with the new Photos app. I want to clean up my desktop, as all the ...
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Photo arrengement without using date or name [on hold]

I have some photos from my holidays from 3 different sources. Although these photos do not have any timestamp or something to do fast chronological order. What kind of photo management tool do you ...
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iPhone “Recently Deleted” photos folder issue [on hold]

I experienced some embarrassing moment today. In iOS 8 (not very sure about 7) when you delete an image, it goes into another folder in the photos gallery named Recently Deleted. I know it helps ...
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Recover accidentally deleted photos not shown in recently deleted

I accidentally deleted a photo, and it does not show in the "recently deleted" folder. Is there any way I can get it back? I have iOS 8.2.
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iPhone 5 corrupt photos

I have this issue with recently purchased iPhone 5, 16 GB, iOS 7.0.4. The original issue was with the battery dying a way too fast (would go down from a little over 90% to just under 70% while using ...
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How to export photos from the new Photos app in full quality?

I noticed that the new Photos.app reduces image size on export. If I drag & drop a photo from the Photos library, the size is reduced by at least 50%. How do I get rid of this behavior and ...
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Can't delete photo, right clicking doesn't bring up trash can

I'm trying to delete a photo but it won't bring up any trash icons I've read about when right clicked. I tried dragging it to trash on the Dock and there are now multiple copies of the photo in the ...
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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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Is there a way to email photos from the Yosemite photos app, ideally with layout options?

iPhoto allowed you to email photos from within the app, letting you choose a nice layout (like a birthday card, etc). I can not find any email capability from within Photos; any tips on emailing from ...
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Image capture “import error (-50)” images import fine, but wont delete from phone?

My iphone 5 recently broke, so i got an iphone 5s, i restored from a backup using itunes, and configured any remaining settings fine. Usualy to take images from my phones camera i plug the phone ...
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Lost iPhone pictures after uploaded to iPhoto

My iPhone was running out of space and I noticed I had over 1000 photos. Like usual I upload them to my computer using Image Capture then at the bottom I click "delete pictures after" so they aren't ...
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How to disable face detection in Photos for OS X

I don't like the feature that automatically detects faces in Photos for OS X because of the unnecessary CPU and disk space consumption. A photo library of 360 MB generated 50 MB of face detection data ...
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Recover pictures from damaged phone [duplicate]

My iPhone 4 was submerged in water weeks ago. It will turn on, but the slide to turn on/enter password is not working so I can not access anything on the phone. I want to recover pictures and videos ...
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iPhone 4 camera roll “time created” information

I recently took a photo with my iPhone 4 and soon after e-mailed it to someone. When I downloaded my photos to my computer I noticed that the "time created" information showed a time that was after I ...
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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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Photos App deleted all of my photos during a transfer to an external drive

I know I should have been more vigilant and backed up my drive before transferring, but have never had a problem before. However, this time, all of my precious photos from before my son's birth until ...
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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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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 can I take photos off my iPhone automatically?

I shoot a lot of photos and videos so my iPhone fills up often. The way I deal with it now is a time-wasting chore. I connect my phone to my computer. Dropbox automatically sucks my photos & ...
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Can I move pictures from my iCloud library to another

I have 200G of iCloud storage and about 120G of it is about 12,000 photos. They are all in my account. I want any pictures anyone in my family takes to make it into this list. However, the only way I ...
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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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In the new photos app, how can photos be deleted from device independent of import time?

I go to photos app. I DO NOT select "Delete after import" (for the purpose of seeing if it mattered). I import photos from iphone. Now I havent found an obvious way to go back and delete all of the ...
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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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Will deleting photos from the Camera Roll also delete them from albums?

If I created a new album and placed the photos I wanted in it. If I delete them from photo stream & my camera roll will they be deleted from the new album as well?
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Where are photos stored in the new Photos app after importing from Aperture?

I have just upgraded OS X and opened the new Photos app to import my Aperture library. Everything went well (Photos work fine) but I am surprised to see that I didn't loose 100Gb free space on my HDD. ...
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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 do I copy photos edited via the Camera app on my iPhone to my PC?

So, I know that the photos edited via the Camera app can't be copied to a Windows PC along with the edits. I realise that the alternative is to email 5 photos at a time. This is obviously ...
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Symbolic linking to Photos from another user

I am running El Capitan Beta, but this question would also apply to Yosemite. I want another account's (account B) "Photos" app to link to my primary account's (account A) Photos library without ...
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How to recover photos from a stolen iPhone?

My iPhone was stolen when it had no internet service. Is it possible to recover the photos taken that day? Since the phone had no internet service, the pictures did not go to the Cloud. Is there any ...
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OS X Photos removes 5 photos when converting to iCloud Photos

When I try to convert my local Photos.app library to iCloud, the amount of photos in the library decreases from 686 to 681. I have tried to convert my local library multiple times but the problem ...
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How do I get the photos off my iPhone to my Windows PC without using iCloud?

Used to be I plug in my iPhone and there was a drive under This PC for the iPhone and I use Windows photo synchronization to copy the photos from the phone to the PC. However, now when I plug in the ...
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Import new photos from iPhone into Windows XP

I'm on Windows XP and wish to plug in my iPhone and have all new photos imported into a folder on the hard disk. New photos I'm simply defining as those that it hasn't imported before. Simple, eh? ...
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Backup/sync Mac photo to external hard drive

It's already making me crazy - as a newbie with Mac. I have problem with backup/sync of my pictures. I would like to backup pictures from Photo library (Photo app) to external HDD but more like sync. ...
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Can an old photo from Gmail get put into my photo stream?

Is it possible for an old photo from gmail (like 6 years old) to be put into the photo stream after an update? A very old picture appeared in my photo stream and I don't know how it got there.
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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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Photos for OS X: How to generate album automatically at import

In iPhoto I relied heavily on the events feature. I had about 100 events. In Photos for OS X I'm totally ok with the new albums that replaces events somehow. But I am looking to automatically create ...
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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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Location information is not shown in “Years” view of Photos App

I do not see the location information of the pictures I have taken in 2014 when I am in "Years" view. I am sure pictures have GPS information on them. If I go in to 2014 year, I can see that ...
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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 can I retrieve picture files from the Photos App on Mac OS X (Yosemite)?

What I am trying to do without success is to find a way to get the files of my photos (edited and original) in their best quality. So, let me give a heads up first. I have a DSLR camera and during ...
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Any way to retrieve lost iPod photos?

Okay, here's the story: I lost my beloved iPod touch at school one day and never found it again. I desperately want those photos back, but I can't recall ever having backed up any photos or anything ...
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Recovering lost photos on iPhone 5s after restoring from iTunes backup

I used to have an iPhone 4s and all the data from there is synced in my iTunes in my Mac. I just got an iPhone 5s yesterday and decided then to plug it to my iTunes. There was a welcome message and 2 ...
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Where are my iPhone Photos?

My iPhone states that my photo library is 8GB. However, I can only access about 100 photos from the phone or my Windows PC file explorer. I want to clear up space on the phone by moving photos to ...
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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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Deleting photos on the phone - does it affect them on iCloud?

Can you delete pictures from an iPhone and still have it saved in iCloud? If so, how?
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What's that site that frames screenshots in iPhone/iPad/Mac stock photos?

Late last year in 2012, someone had launched a site that let you upload screenshots (or any image really) and it would embed them into nice stock photos of a Apple phone, tablet or laptop/desktop. It ...
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iOS 8.1..camera roll and photostream / deleted pictures

Before the update, photos saved to camera roll would automatically go to photostream, too. You could then delete them from camera roll but they would remain on your photostream. Now, you can still ...