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How does Lightroom determine which files are “new” on import?

When importing images into Lightroom, you have the option of "All Photos" or "New Photos". When picking the latter, LR seems to eliminate photos that it already has in the catalog. Once in a while, ...
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Is there a software tool to detect and delete image derivatives?

I am doing hard drive recovery for a friend and the drive is full of thumbnails & crops from face recognition in addition to original images. Is there a software tool (and preferably freeware) ...
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Why do copies of the same photo have slightly different file sizes?

I've been pulling my hair out at this task, which seems insurmountable. I have spent a lot of time consolidating all my past storage drives, and then doing it again, and now discover I have many ...
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Nikon d7000 is taking duplicate pictures

My Nikon d7000 is making an exact duplicate of each picture taken. I have 2 of every picture on my sd card. How do I stop this?
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Creating a master photo archive - importing photos and detecting duplicates

I have 15 years or digital photos and I am in the process of creating a 'master archive'. The photos are spread across multiple HDDs with different folder structures, with many duplicate photos. I ...
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What software to locate duplicate photos? [duplicate]

What is the best software to use to find duplicate photos in a folder filled with thousands of files?
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How can I easily remove duplicate images from multiple stacks?

I've got an interesting issue that's more of a frustration than an actual problem. Basically, I had to merge some catalogs and as a result I have ended up with a great number of duplicate entries in ...
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How to deduplicate and centralize pictures from multiple cameras? [duplicate]

I have several cameras, some retired and/or broken, some working, some not. Their pictures are scattered across several computers, possibly with duplicates, and the original SD cards. The naming ...
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How can I find duplicate photos in a very large pool of data (tens to hundreds of gigs)?

Can anyone suggests a good photo duplication detection utility that works well when I am dealing with about a 100gb of data (collected over the years)? I would prefer something that works on Ubuntu. ...
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How do I remove duplicates of the same image in Lightroom?

I recently imported a large library into Lightroom, I've been going through it and have found several duplicates of the same pictures. They might be in different folders as well. Is there an easy way ...
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How can I identify duplicate image files?

Over the years, I've accumulated a lot of pictures, across a bunch of different machines. I think I've mostly kept them in a yyyy/mm/ directory structure, but especially with some of the older ...