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File transfer is a generic term for the act of transmitting files from one device to another, or over a computer network.

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When transferring photos from iPhone to computer, is it better to have selected “automatic” or “keep originals”?

When transferring photos from iPhone 7 to computer, is it better to have selected "automatic" or "keep originals"? Which setting would transfer the photos with the highest quality?
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How to handle RAW file storage across devices in Lightroom?

The Issue I'm trying to figure out if there is an established way of managing RAW files across devices when using Lightroom. I am aware of Lightroom's cloud sync, but unless I'm misunderstanding how ...
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How to transfer photos to a phone without a computer?

I'm a beginner photographer and I'm facing a problem. I'm going to be traveling for 5 days and of course, I'll be taking my DSLR with me but I can't take a computer with me. Is there a way to transfer ...
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How to copy Images Back To DSLR from computer?

I'm looking to solve this issue of trying to get my DSLR read images to put on the memory card from the computer. Here are the steps to reproduce the issue: You click a photo Transfer it to your ...
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Snapbridge and D500 were working with Bluetooth image transfers to my iPhone. Now not working

I have the Nikon D500, with the latest firmware and have not changed anything on the camera. Snapbridge was working for image transfers between the camera and an iPhone running iOS 11. I would select ...
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Why are my photographs saving as UNADJUSTEDNONRAW?

I am currently studying photography at sixth form and have recently done a few photoshoots with my Nikon D5300. Instead of uploading my photos at school onto the school system, I download them onto my ...
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How do I get pictures from a Nikon Coolpix p520 to a Linux system?

I have a Nikon Coolpix p520 and just got a computer with Linux Lite. Is there a software for Linux computers so I can get my pics and video on my computer?
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Can I import RAW files from Nikon D3400 into Lightroom 5?

I use Lightroom 5. Recently bought a Nikon D3400 and have used it in RAW file mode. I usually transfer via the SD card through a card reader (I use a Mac). Do I need to make any changes to Lightroom ...
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OM-D EM1 Mark II file transfer to Windows XP?

Is there any way to get a file transfer from an Olympus OM-D EM1 Mark II to Windows XP? As far as I can tell, the only way to get files off the camera is with Olympus Viewer 3 which does not work on ...
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Why are pictures I download using the Nikon Wu-1a adapter fuzzy when ones I transfer via cable are clear?

I have a Nikon 5200 and use wu-1a adapter to plug in the side of the camera and down load pictures to my iPad using the WMU app. Lately the pictures all are fuzzy? When I download directly to my PC ...
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Transfer Panasonic raw files (and videos) to android

I am looking for a way to transfer raw images and video to my android phone from my Panasonic camera. Wirelessly is preferred but using cables should be ok as well. What I'm not really looking for us ...
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Can I transfer files from Nikon D3400 to PC using Bluetooth?

I was able to transfer my Nikon D3400 photos to the smartphone using SnapBridge. Can I also transfer photos using Bluetooth to the PC? Or can I only doing it using an USB cable or the SD card?
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How can I transfer photos from an old Canon Rebel EOS 350D to my computer?

I inherited an old Canon Rebel EOS 350D. I cannot get the camera to hook up to my HP computer and upload the pictures. It uses an old card that doesn't fit, but I have it hooked up with a cord that ...
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Why aren't pictures taken on my new DSLR camera showing up when I put the SD card in my computer?

I have previously used a point and shoot camera but have a new DSLR camera. I used my old SD card in my new camera, and while I can see all the pictures when my SD card is in the camera, none of the ...
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Wireless transfer of photographs from a camera to a local network or a cloud service

We have a few cameras out in our warehouse that we use to track progress of jobs and we send the pictures from the 3-4 cameras to the company they are going to so they also can see the status of their ...
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How was photo data processed and transferred back to Earth from satellites before digital photography became commonplace?

I am looking at pictures taken by some of the first satellites and landers there were like the Viking Lander on Mars in ~1976 or even the first image of the backside of the Moon in 1959 by Luna 3 I ...
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Difference between USB mass storage mode, and MTP or PTP mode

For connecting to a computer with a USB cable, many cameras have the option of using either USB Mass Storage Class (MSC) mode, or Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) / Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) mode. ...
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Can I automatically sync a Wifi SD card Google drive?

I have a small hobby store where the salesman makes pictures of the clients after they buy something. The pictures need to be further processed, but this is not the salesmen's task, and I want to ...
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Corrupted JPG has undesired color bars overlay [duplicate]

I have transferred photos from my camera SD card to my computer (using a card/ram reader) and deleted the original photos. Now I have just realized there are color bars overlaid in photos. Here is an ...
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Is a WU-1a WiFi adapter secure?

Let's say I am shooting using Nikon D3200 and I am using the external WU-1a Wifi adapter to transfer the images from the camera to my smartphone, and in a party. Is it possible that someone else with ...
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What is the fastest way to transfer photos from a Canon 5D III to your computer?

I'm currently using the popular Lexar CF and SD reader that a lot of my fellow photographers use. I've recently seen someone with an ethernet contraption on the bottom of their camera, and it didn't ...
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How can I directly browse or transfer pictures from iOS without using the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility app?

I have a Nikon D5300 with built in WiFi. I'm interested in tinkering/hacking with its network protocol and transferring photos wirelessly, without using the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility application ...
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Is it possible to use a smartphone/tablet's 3G/4G network to transfer Eyefi photos?

I know that Eyefi cards can use Wi-Fi networks to transfers photos. I also know that there's some sort of smartphone/tablet app that you can download to do various things with your Eyefi card and ...
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Is it possible to use an Eyefi card to send photos to a server?

Is it possible to use an Eyefi card to send photos to a server? Specifically, I want to take photos with a camera that has an Eyefi card in it, and once the photo is taken, I want the photo to be ...
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Wirelessly transfer photos from camera to a computer?

Is it possible to wirelessly transfer photos from a camera to a computer? Specifically: What kind of specs does a camera require to be able to do this? In other words, if I'm looking at a bunch of ...
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Why do people recommend copying the entire Canon SD card folder structure?

When I insert my SD card into my laptop after shooting photos and videos, two folders show up: DCIM and MISC. I have heard people say you need to copy everything over when transferring, but the MISC ...
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Why can't I download pictures from my camera with Windows 10 64bit?

My PC starts to download pictures, indicates the correct number of pictures in the camera and then the display on the camera blanks, and then the computer reports that no pictures exist. Windows 7 ...
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Why won't Photoshop Elements recognize my Nikon D7000 raw files? [duplicate]

How can I import a file into Adobe Elements from a Nikon D7000 when the file format is NEF and it tells me I'm using the wrong file type?
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How can I see photos my friend downloaded onto my SD Card?

I have a Canon Powershot. On a recent trip, a friend downloaded his Olympus photos onto my SD card. While they don't show in my photos, I know they are in a folder on card. How do I access them?? When ...
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Why can't I see photos from my Nikon camera after upgrading to Windows 10?

I had recently upgraded to windows 10 and now Windows and Lightroom don't "see" the photos on my D5100. I am able to transfer them to the PC through viewNX but this is not a pleasant solution. When I ...
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Will transfering a TIFF to a photolab via ROES software cause it to lose quality?

I edited a RAW image file to my satisfaction, and want to send it to a print shop to print on a large canvas w/frame. They use ROES software to transfer the image to them. I have had bad results doing ...
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Why does my camera no longer display in the Photoshop Elements dropdown?

When I plug my camera into my PC using the USB cable, and open Photoshop Elements, I no longer see my camera in the drop-down list when trying to acquire/download images. The camera is on, the battery ...
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How to transfer from Galaxy 5 to PC without loss of quality? [duplicate]

Photos on my Samsung G5 preview screen look much brighter, so much more vivid and saturated, than on my PC screen after I transfer them. Why? Does it have to do with a different color space? How can I ...
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Does the Eyefi X2 Pro transfer files point-to-point in “private network” mode?

The EyeFi X2 Pro has three network modes: private, direct, and "hotspot". The hotspot mode is part of a previous offering where they had a deal with AT&T and others to allow use of various ...
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Is there any information on Fuji X Wifi protocol?

Some, if not all, Fuji X-series cameras seem to contain a Wifi (802.11) network function with ability to send/upload/download files and possibly do some tethered shooting or remote control. Mostly ...
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How can I make a non-PRO Eye-fi transfer RAW files?

I have an Eye-Fi card, and it looks like it's not the PRO series, and therefore not allowed to transfer RAW images. The card transfers JPG files without problem, but not RAW. If I rename a RAW file to ...
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How can I upload photos rejected as corrupted to Blurb Books?

I am trying to create a wedding album on the Blurb Books and so far have managed to upload most photos. I got a message for some of the uploaded pictures stating the file was corrupted or empty or ...
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How can I transfer all of my photos in any format from an SD card using an iPad?

I bought a cheap SD card reader for my Android phone and an Apple SD card reader (the Camera Connection Kit) for my iPad. On Android I can import my pictures in JPEG, or use some file manager to read ...
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Are USB connectors for Nikon D300 (or all camera using USB Mini-B plugs) standardized?

I own a Nikon D300 and I usually use the provided USB cable to transfer my pictures on my computer (Windows 7). Sometimes, when I am travelling, I use the cable I have for my Garmin device which have ...
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How to transfer all my photos from my Canon camera to my iPad mini in wi-fi?

I want to transfer all my photos from my Canon camera to my iPad mini in wi-fi. How can I do that ? I have installed the app CameraWindow on my iPad. I found a way to choose and transfer one photo. ...
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Auto Capture with Camera - Sensor Activated

I have a camera challenge that I'm trying to solve. Are there ways to configure a camera to take images automatically, upon the the target being in a specified location? For example see, the video ...
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Solutions to Multiple 70D Connected to a single computer?

My situation is I have 3-6 70D Canon Cameras on the floor depending on the event and would like to utilise the WIFI connection on these cameras but I have tried to work out a way to have Multiple ...
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How do I export a picture from Lightroom without the original?

The JPG file is in lightroom with every detail but I cannot export the file because I transfered the file from a friends flash drive. The error message I get is: "“DSCN1663.JPG” could not be used ...
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Photos messed up after copying from a usb drive [duplicate]

It looks all messed up. I can see the preview of the photo but when I open it, it is just bars of colors. When I tried to upload it here to show you guys, it said framing is not allowed and wouldn't ...
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Nikon Transfer & Memory Cards

I recently began using Nikon Transfer to download images from my memory card. For a trip, I purchased 2 Lexar SD cards & also brought along an older ScanDisk. At the end of a day of shooting, I ...
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Where did the horizontal bands come from? [duplicate]

I've got horizontal colored bands in photos copied to my computer that were not there when I viewed the photos on the camera. I eventually ruled out everything else and determined that the USB card ...
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Why am I unable to see my photos on my laptop?

I recently got a Nikon D3100 and, after trying it out, I went to upload the photos to my laptop. In doing so it asked me to download Nikon's version of Windows Photo Gallery, but now I am not able to ...
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Nikon D600 - shot raw but ended up with 2x JPG

I have been using a Nikon D600, and I thought I was using the raw mode (it said RAW on the screen). However after copying from the card to my computer, I have only managed to get a set of paired jpegs ...
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What higher-level protocols do wifi-enabled cameras use? [closed]

What kind of technologies are wifi SD cards and cameras using? For example, Eye-Fi SD Card, Canon, and Fujifilm. I know the Transcend Wifi SD Card uses a http server for file transmit and broadcasts ...
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WiFi Data transfer problem with Nex 6

I have a Nex 6, although I managed to use the photo transfers from my camera to my computer initially, I am having trouble doing this process now. My camera is giving me the message "Connected to the ...