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How can I update the firmware on my Godox gear on a Mac (OSX) or Linux computer?

I want to update the firmware on my Godox devices, but I'm not on Windows, and the G1/G2 applications from Godox, and the F1/F2 applications from Flashpoint only run on Windows. Is there a way to ...
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Any program to change Date Created of Videos to actual EXIF data?

I had a look at this topic Is there a free program to (batch) change photo file's date to match EXIF? and it was very useful to change my photos' Date Created values to their rightful date in EXIF,...
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Epson v850 scanner driver compatibility with modern operating systems?

From Epson's page for the v850 Scanner, it states under the "General" section that the list of supported operating systems are: Windows® 8 – 8.1 Windows 7 Windows Vista® Windows XP® Windows ...
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How to flag multiple photos in Lightroom?

If I have multiple photos selected at the bottom row and press P, only the highlighted photo of the selection is flagged, not the whole selection. In develop module, how do I flag multiple photos at ...
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Creating "Smart Folders" on the hard drive based on photo IPTC metadata?

I use IPTC metadata for tagging and rating my images. I'd like to create folders on my hard drive containing collections of photos based on the metedata (e.g. 5-star photos in 2015). This would be ...
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How do I get Datacolor Spyder 3 Express running on OS X El Capitan (10.11)?

Since 2012, I've had Spyder 3 Express running properly on OS X 10.6 to 10.9. Lately I updated to OS X El Capitan 10.11. Since then I don't get past the activation dialog. I'm connected to the internet ...
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Why does using "sRGB" as my monitor display profile look better than the built-in profile?

I've got a (2013) MacBook Pro. I also have an ASUS VS248 secondary monitor. When I first plugged it in, I found that the greens were washed out and the browns had a red tint. I switched it from the "...
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How to print profile targets using ColorSync Utility in Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10)?

I am trying to print a color profiling target (created with Argyll) using the ColorSync Utility in Mac OS X 10.10. Unfortunately, the option "Print as Color Target" is always greyed out. In some ...
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How can I transfer pictures from my Canon Digital Rebel XTI (400D) to my Mac?

I recently bought a used Cannon EOS Digital Rebel XTI 400D. I went on a trip and took some photos that I would like to get onto my mac (A mac mini running 10.6.8). When I plugged the camera into my ...
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Lightroom failed external drive

So I recently started traveling and had to opt for many more portable solutions. I was/am on the hunt for better solutions. Though this is very fresh and new, so I thought I had some time to use this ...
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Why does Preview mess up an image while saving it to OpenEXR?

I started with a JPEG: ... and saved it to OpenEXR (8 bits per channel) using Preview on macOS Sierra, which created an image with a washed out look. For your convenience, I've re-exported the EXR to ...
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Nik Collection plugin not working with Photoshop CC 2017

The Title says it all. Is anyone else experiencing the same issue in OSX? If so, is there a fix for it?
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NEF seemingly corrupt except in ViewNX-i - how to repair?

I have one NEF file that's showing perfectly fine in ViewNX-i but that displays blue or green color banding at the bottom of the image with every other tool I throw at it (MacOS X Sierra 10.12.4 ...
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How to create high res PDF of multiple images from Lightroom or Photoshop on a Mac?

I have Photoshop and LightRoom and I have 10 photos that I want to submit for a magazine. The guideline says ...
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What are the pros and cons of doing ColorSync vs vendor matching?

When I print a photo on the Mac, I'm offered a choice between ColorSync and Vendor Matching: I'm assuming ColorSync does color management on the Mac and sends the printer a bitmap in its native color ...
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What is the practical purpose of "use raw as original" in Photos for OS X?

Within OS X Photos app, when I shoot jpeg/raw and upload to Photos, I get an image representing both files. By default I am looking at the jpeg. Or I can choose a command "Use Raw as Original". I ...
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How can I browse photos with a temporary grayscale filter?

I have lots of color photos (RAW and JPEG), and want to see which ones would look good in grayscale, without having to explicitly convert all the photos. Is there any software that provides this ...
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How can I load images from second internal HD in Darktable on a Mac?

Since Aperture has stopped development, I have sought an open source alternative for my workflow. I am interested in Dark Table, but I can't navigate to my second internal HD. The file picker doesn't ...
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Prints are too dark when printing from computer, but not from SD card

I have a weird problem. I have an Epson XP 820 printer, brand new. I have been trying to print photographs and running into a problem where the printed photo (printed from photoshop or picasa or ...
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In OSX, why don't my Panasonic and Olympus DNG files have thumbnail icons?

I've shot with Nikon, Olympus, and Panasonic so I'm familiar with all their proprietary RAW formats that each uses. I'd like to convert all my RAW files to DNG and then use that on import into LR ...
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Is there software on Macintosh for adding GPS data to RAW files?

I want to add GPS location to RAW photos (from my EOS7D) using location data from my iPhone 5. Aperture doesn't save the data I added unless I export the RAW files as JPEGs. I've searched the site ...
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Unable to Install Canon Solution Disc

I just got a mini DVD with some software which will probably help me downloading the photos from my Canon 600D using the interface cable but I have a mac and it does not have a DVD drive. I tried to ...
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Can Lightroom CC be sandboxed (Mac)?

I really hate what Adobe does to my computer, putting files in many places, and I would really like to have a sandbox version of Lightroom, like the one that sold in the App store before Lightroom 5 ...
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Stacking photos for moon movement [duplicate]

I took many pictures of the lunar eclipse from last week with a stationary camera and now I want to merge them so I get something like http://wordlesstech.com/2011/06/26/eclipse-over-the-acropolis/. ...
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How can I prevent Aperture from rotating photos on export?

Maddeningly, when I export masters from Aperture 3.5.1 many (about half) of the photos are arbitrarily rotated to an orientation that they were neither taken at nor displayed at by Aperture itself. Is ...
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Local lightroom catalog, photos on network share, but synchronize says 0 photos?

I am trying to set up the ability of my Windows machine to run Lightroom and access the photos that I have stored on my iMac. I have the main lightroom catalog on the iMac, not shared, and I'm saving ...