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Questions tagged [photos]

Photographs and photography in general. For the application, use "photos.app".

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App like Lightroom and Photos to display geotagged images in a map

I am looking for a Mac app to display locations of the geotagged photos in a folder using google maps. I don't want to import them from Photos. I know it is possible using Lightroom but I am ...
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New Apple ID and iCloud

I created a new Apple ID on my Mac mini, but the "photos" preference, when checked asks for a password to the old account. I can’t see where to enter my new Apple ID. Since I don't remember the old ...
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How to select all iCloud photos for download in web brower?

I would like to learn how to select all icloud.com photos so that they can be downloaded via Firefox on Ubuntu and backed up on a NAS. If this is not possible (iCloud economics has incentive not to ...
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How do I maintain backups of legacy photo libraries and iCloud Simultaneously?

I have a number of legacy iPhoto libraries backed up on a hard drive. There are several and most of them are around 20 GB ( I have 3 or 4.) Within the last year I upgraded Photos and pay for the 50GB ...
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Mac Photo Screensaver no longer able to R/L arrow through photos

Very recently Apple changed something with their screensaver. Before the change, my screen saver would come on and I would see my photos. I would be able to use the left and right arrows to scroll ...
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Remove slow motion from video in MacOS

I have some videos I made on my iPhone and copied to my computer. I deleted them from my iPhone. Now when I play them though using Photos v4.0 on macOS 10.14.2 I see parts are in slow motion. ...
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Recover photos from iCloud

I bought a new iPhone X, and I did a restore from backup in order to get all my photos from my old iPhone 7. When I check in my new iPhone if the back up was done, because of lack of Internet, it ...
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What is .100s-Mediathek.photoslibrary

I found a hidden photos library on my external harddrive where also my main photos library lives. It's called .100s-Mediathek.photoslibrary. My mac is set to German, Mediathek translates to "...
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Stripping metadata from shared albums in photos doesn't seem to work?

I have shared albums set up in photos for mac (mojave) and in the preferences of photos i have the box "include location information for published items" UNTICKED. I obviously own the albums and my ...
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Command line utility for browsing Apple's Photos.app database like a filesystem

Is there a command line utility to allow browsing and editing photos in the Apple's Photos.app database like you would browse a file system? The Photos app is really terrible when trying to perform ...
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iCloud Photo Library uploads from Windows: albums and mov

I am trying to migrate from Flickr to iCloud Photos, and having some trouble. I am currently using an iCloud account on a Windows 10 machine. Albums: It seems to be possible to upload albums from ...
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Where are our iCloud images stored?

My wife and I recently changed to Apple. Our setup includes a Macbook Pro, Apple TV and two iPhones. I have purchased 2 TB of iCloud storage which I am sharing with my wife. We have ~3000 high-rez ...
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How can I move videos from Google Drive to Apple Photos on iPad?

My uncle has a lot of videos in Google Drive on his iPad. In Google Drive i can’t find a way to export/save to Photos. I can only move to another Google drive but not onto the native Photos app. Is ...
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How do I recover lost photos from iCloud. They are not in recently deleted

My sister has lost upwards of 400 pictures in an accidental deleting spree. She deleted the photos from her iPhone and it chose to delete it from iCloud too, which is not a big deal in itself, but ...
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Change the thumbnail/preview/top photo for albums in iOS 12 [duplicate]

I would like to change the one photo you see for each album when you first open the Photos app.
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How to organise photos in Apple

Ok I've just converted to a Mac from Windows and I am totally stumped by Apple iCloud and Apple Photos (Running Mojave 10.14.2) In Windows I had all my photos organised by date (eg filename 2018-12-20,...
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deleted select photos previously synced to my phone but not the whole folder

How can I delete select photos from my iphone 8 that were previously synced from my computer but I can't find the folder on my computer, a microsoft tech guy helped me get photos from the Microsoft ...
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Can't copy photo from IPad

I used to be able to copy a photo from the screen by pressing on the screen. For some reason it will not copy anymore.
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Is there a way to import just an album from iPhone to Apple Photos?

I have selected a few photos on my iPhone and placed them into a new album. I want to import that album only, but in Photos it doesn't look like there is a way to import just a single album. From ...
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Making Photos use more memory when it is running in the background for People Tagging tasks [duplicate]

Is there a way to make the Photos app perform more computations when it is running in the background? Basically, I read that People Tagging happens when the computer is plugged and when Photos is not ...
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Save multiple photos from iPhone camera roll to dropbox

As you know, when you're in the camera roll on an iPhone you can select one or more photos from the "send" button and take various actions. One such action I have is "Save to Dropbox", but this is ...
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Seperate iPhoto

When I updated my iPhone 7 to 12.1, all the pictures that were on my phone merged with my wife's photos as well. So I went from 11,000 photos to over 35,000. There must be an easy fix to this, but I'...
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How can I use iPhoto in lieu of Photos in macOS Sierra?

I really dislike macOS's Photos.app (thought I could get use to it), but would like to use iPhoto again. It's in my apps, but was replaced with a more current version when my stuff was installed onto ...
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I can't upload certain images to Photos

If I take a screenshot on my desktop or save an image from Preview I cannot upload these images to my Photos. If I drag them into the Photos app on Mac they will not sync to my devices. I also tried ...
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How to save a black & white photo as a color photo with Preview App

I open a black & white photo (.jpg) with Preview App (Version 10.1): Then i copy and paste a colored icon: But after saving the picture and open it again the color is missing: I cannot find ...
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How can I free up storage on my MacBook Air?

My MacBook Air is out of storage but I can't figure out how to free up storage. I've tried deleting videos and photos but this doesn't change anything. I've also tried deleting videos off iMovie but ...
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iPhone X (unlike my old iPhone 6s+) photos not synced to Win7

I use iCloud software for Windows 7 (with the latest update). GOOD: My old iPhone 6s+ photos are all downloaded to iCloud PC app. PROBLEM: New iPhoneX (iOS 12.0.1) pics do not sync (few thousand of ...
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Mojave Photos - Space Bar to Preview fix not working

In macOS Mojave, tapping the space bar to open a picture in Viewer does not work. I have tried the fix in this thread: Keyboard shortcuts (spacebar) no longer works in Photos on Mojave However it ...
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Configure Memory (Photos) titles to have a specific date format (M-D-Y or Y-M-D)

Is it possible to change the way Photos is naming the memories? Basically, it is quite stupid to name it using Day-Month-Year order, since an export of the memories using the option "Create subfolder ...
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Any shortcut to change several photo from Jpeg to Raw at the same time?

I have a number of photo which are in both Jpeg and Raw format. I can select them individually, go into edit mode and then apply 'Use RAW as original' But it is rather time consuming. Is there any ...
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Why Photos displays a random number instead of a date in the photo title?

Here is the screen shot to illustrate the problem: The date of the photo is 25 Nov 2018. However the title of the window is set to 329 2018: 12:43:05 pm. Why is that? How can I fix this?
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After restore, Photos is uploading items

Last week I backed up my phone on my local iTunes. I switched to "Optimise iPhone Storage" for Photos to keep the size of the backup small. After I restored the phone, Photos says "Uploading 30,000 ...
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iCloud photos deleted

I recently did a backup on my phone and then proceed to delete all my photos, contacts etc. after the backup was completed. Another backup never took place after this and when I went to restore my ...
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My icloud photos won't upload onto my new macbook air 2018

I just got this computer 2 days ago and the number of photos its trying to upload keeps climbing, but the bar won't show it's loading. It did at one point and it seemed to be done after a bit, but ...
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Transfer some photos/videos from one iPhone to another

I want to add some photos and videos from someone else’s iPhone to my iPhone’s photo library. I want to keep the photo’s dates so that they appear at the right time chronologically in my library. I ...
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Manually add location to a photo in iPhone, without Mac

I have taken some pictures with my iPhone 6 when the localization functionality was deactivated. Now, I'd like to manually add the location to these pictures, to let them appear in the map of the ...
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Trouble restoring Photos library from Time Machine

My photos were synchronised trough iCloud between my iPhone and my Mac (Mojave). I erased by thousand of photos of the iPhone, thinking they will stay on my Mac. I was wrong, and the corresponding ...
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Export files in alphabetical sequence from Mac Photos app

I have a Sony TV which has a Media player for displaying photos and videos. I want to play a slideshow of my pics from the Photos App on my Mac by exporting them on a USB stick which I can plug into ...
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How to save one WhatsApp photo on iPhone onto Photos on Mac?

From time to time I would like to be able to save WhatsApp photos (on my iPhone) into Photos (on my Mac). Here is how I proceed: On my iPhone I allowed WhatsApp to access my Photos (read and write). ...
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Make a photo album based on my Google Photos album

I have a Google Photos album titled Vacation 2018. There are around a thousand photos there. It's currently in the cloud and not on my iPhone. I would like to create Vacation 2018 album on my iPhone'...
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Photos lost in iCloud due to turning off during backup

Recently I purchased the .99 cent 50g iCloud backup and attempted to back up my 1000 photos. Unbeknownst to me my daughter was also logged in under my Apple ID user info. When backup process started ...
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MacBook Air 2017 Photos App Not Detecting Some Photos From iPad 5

I am trying to import videos from my iPad 5 (running iOS 12.0.1) to my 2017 MacBook Air (MacBookAir7,2 running macOS High Sierra 10.13.5) through the Photos app and half of my iPad's photos aren't ...
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My iPhoto library takes way too much space on my Mac Air. Can I upload it to the iCloud?

So, the iPhoto library (not to be confused with the "Photos library") takes almost 30 gigs on my 250 gb macbook air. I am curious, I've managed to upload the Photos library to the iCloud reducing it's ...
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Keeping photo metadata when taken in an app

Wondering if anyone can help. When taking a photo in a non-camera app (e.g. iMessage, Telegram to name some), photo location metadata appears to have been stripped. I can understand this happening for ...
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Is it possible that a photo went through without me knowing?

My phone gets glitches a lot. My texts would be jumbled and mismatched. Some photos would only appear in “camera roll” but not in “moments.” I was texting someone, and accidentally clicked on a bad ...
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App has photo access, but I never allowed it to access photos

I have a to do list app installed that allows you to add a profile photo. I added the image without ever being asked for access to my photos. To my understanding, apps that can view your photos ...
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Cannot find drafts of messages started in photos on iphone

Twice now, on my iPhone I have been in "photos" after taking a picture, started a message, gotten a buzz, left that focus, and attempted to come back, but there's nothing there. Is it "somewhere" ...
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Automatically tag photo locations

Quite often I have a situation when photos are taken both from iPhone (which would record GPS coordinates) and at the same place/time with DSLR which will not add any location information. Is there ...
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How to remove/delete geo-location meta data from photos?

Occasionally someone emails me a photograph with their geo data included. I don't record this on my photos, so it's weird to have just one image randomly include location. In previous versions of ...
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Photos MacOS: After restoring whole library “Show in moments” are disabled on photos in Shared albums

I messed up my Photos library (the mumble.photoslibrary folder) and restored it from my Time Machine backup. Photos rebuilt the database when opened the first time, and everything seem to work ...