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Why does Jhead with the -autorot option fail to fix my photos' orientation?

I have a lot of photos taken with an iPhone SE that are not displayed in the correct orientation when I view them using the Windows Photos app, XnView MP, or FastStone Image Viewer. I never modified ...
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How to auto straighten / level multiple photo in Lightroom CC

Is there any way to automatically straighten many photos in Lightroom CC? I do not intend to rotate 90 ° but to level them in an equivalent way to how this key would do I would select multiple photo ...
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Why shouldn't raw files be rotated?

When I attempt to rotate a CR2 file in Photo Viewer, a message appears: That didn't work, RAW files don't rotate. Select edit to rotate and save it as a different file type. There are many tips to ...
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Turntable Fixture dilemma

As it stands, I've been looking into a contract for doing product photography for a small company that sells custom race car parts and services, and I am running into one challenge that I haven't been ...
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How do I use exiftool to strip all exif tags except rotation?

I need the exact opposite of How to remove orientation attribute from the photo without touching other exif-data? I want to keep the EXIF rotation data, but I want to strip the rest of the data. ...
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How I can losslessly rotate photos?

what is the best solution? I read about the IrfanView but there is JPG_TRANSFORM plugin and IrfanView Shell Extension. Which one should I use and is it available for the 64 bit IrfanView? Please could ...
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How can I physically rotate a digital photo under Linux?

I was using gThumb version 3.2.7 for some time and I was particularly happy with option "Rotate Image Physically". Because I don't want to rely on EXIF photo rotation data. Recently I bought better ...
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What accuracy is needed for polar alignment when shooting time lapse of celestial objects?

I'm planning to shoot the solar eclipse coming up in August, and intend to use an astrophotography rotating mount to allow me to keep the camera aimed at the sun for the whole duration. Needless to ...
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Is it possible to rotate JPEG2000 losslessly? Is there tool for this? [closed]

Is it possible to rotate JPEG2000 quickly and losslessly without deep re-compression like it's possible for JPEG? Is there tool for this?
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How to fix rotation orientation of multiple images in a Lightroom?

How can I rotate multiple images of vertical orientation in Lightroom that are scattered in a timelapse collection? if I have multiple images from my camera in a sequence that are rotated incorrectly ...
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If an image is rotated losslessly, why does the file size change?

I was searching for methods of lossless image rotation and happened upon this question which explains it rather nicely: Are "Windows Photo Viewer" rotations lossless? So I created a 256×...
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Lightroom: Wrong rotation on export

I'm (very) new to using Adobe Lightroom (CC) and have been using it today to add graphic watermarks to some photos. Now, some of my source photos were taken with the camera held sideways, so the ...
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Why are my images from my Canon EOS 6D randomly rotated 90 degrees

I've shot a photo stack of tens of photos today using a steady tripod. However, in my results, some of my photos are randomly rotated incorrectly. It's both in camera and in Bridge and anywhere else. ...
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What application can rotate a TIFF without re-encoding it?

This is a followup to a question at Apple.stackexchange.com, Why does rotating a TIFF in Preview increase the file size? One thing I don't like about Preview.app is that even something as simple as ...
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What can I do about non-rotated images on a digital picture frame?

I have taken pictures from digital cameras and scanned old photos, and edited them with Windows 8 photo. When I try to display the pictures on a digital picture frame, many are rotated incorrectly. ...
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How do I transform an image to match another in terms of scale/rotation/aspect ratio?

Like in this question, I want transform/rotate an image to match another one (by scale/rotation). Specifically, I want to edit a remake of an old image by cropping/transforming/rotating to match the ...
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How to create an image which keeps on rotating dynamically? [closed]

Hi, I am trying to create such rotating image? Can you tell how it is done?
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What's an easy way to de-rotate astronomical images taken without an equatorial mount?

I don't have an equatorial mount nor I plan to buy one. However, I would like to stack my night sky photos. Is there a software that can easily de-rotate my images so I can stack them? By easily I ...
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Is exiftran still needed today for resetting the orientation of JPEG images?

Since more then ten years I use exiftran to rotate images after getting them from the camera. Is this step still needed today? Don't browsers and other image apps ...
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How can I measure and duplicate camera orientation on a ball mount?

I have a Pentax K5 with its default lens, and a ball-mount tripod that can hold 17 lbs max. I need to take two shots in two different locations, and have the camera in the same spatial orientation (...
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Is the Canon 1D-X camera's slight angle of rotation stored in the metadata?

With a Canon 1D X, when I look through the view finder or look at the "Info" panel (having set up particular options), the camera knows if it is tilted slightly left or right and also knows if it is ...
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How to disable automatic cropping that's done after distortion correction in DxO Optics Pro 9 or 10?

DxO uses so-called "modules" that apparently contain many lens parameters and they are implicitly used for correcting geometric distortion, and some other issues in pictures automatically. ...
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Why do some programs show my portrait photographs in the wrong orientation?

Why do my jpg phone photos show as portrait in Windows (1536x2048), but in Mediainfo and Paint Shop they show as landscape and rotated ccw (2048x1536)? It's as though they have two sets of meta data ...
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Why do some pictures rotated with exiftran have a vertical line on the right?

I use the following command in a script: exiftran -a -i mypic.jpg For some pictures, I get a wrong vertical offset, which is seen as a vertical line along the ...
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How to store tilt/rotation and crop information in metadata?

Is there a standard or defacto-standard to store tilt (slight rotation for horizon correction like e.g. 2 degree) or crop information in a photo's metadata (EXIF, IPTC, ...), so it a) does not ...
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Should we rotate cameras towards or not while shooting for 3d?

Every behind the scenes photo/video I see shows a fixed setup for both cameras. Is this how it should be or it is like this because of the technical difficulties? For example, assume that we are ...
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How can I prevent or undo Canon G12's auto rotate?

I'm using a Canon PowerShot G12 camera to take photos for vegetation analysis. The camera is looking straight down at the vegetation - or at least CLOSE to straight down. The autorotation function ...
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How to save the auto rotate photo in Canon DPP

When I open a photo which was in camera upside down, in Canon Digital Photo Professional it is auto rotated to view right way up. But I have not been able to convert and save it this right way up. ...
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Coolpix P50 - "File contains no image data" after rotation

I inserted the SD card into my computer to look at some photos. I rotated some of them to look them from the correct angle, but unfortunately Windows Photo Viewer auto-saved the rotation. Now if I ...
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How can I rotate photos of furniture a few degrees in photoshop?

I'm trying to help a friend of mine sell his house. I'm hoping to be able to use Photoshop to insert a table and chairs into one of his empty rooms, to help people visualize what the room could look ...
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How to re-orient photo in camera with a Nikon 1?

Like most cameras nowadays, the Nikon 1 series have an orientation sensor and record the camera orientation in the image data and use this in review/playback. I took a photo looking vertically down ...
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How to keep a photograph from getting smaller when rotating it 90 degrees?

I took a landscape photo in portrait orientation. Now, when I rotate the picture into correct orientation, it looks smaller than the original sideways image. I want to maintain its original height and ...
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Does rotating a photo count as a destructive editing?

I usually rotate all my jpg photos (using Windows Photo Viewer) after removing them from my camera's card. Is this correct? Am I losing quality for rotating them? Should I just leave them as they are ...
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How to offset the positioning of the Preview Gridlines in GIMP?

When rotating an image with GIMP, there is an option to superimpose gridlines on the image. The number of lines is settable but the offset is not. I'd expect that when changing the center of rotation, ...
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What is the purpose of storing orientation in EXIF data over just storing an image the correct way up?

Every time my father sends portrait photos taken on his iPhone to someone in the family that doesn't have an iPhone (eg. Android and Windows Phone 7 devices), they come through landscape. When we try ...
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What software would help me make an image square (rather than off-kilter)?

I need a program that will square an out-of-square photo. For some images, I can just rotate, but even then getting the scene precisely level can be tedious. It'd be nice to do it automatically. For ...
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Printing rotated pictures

this may sound as a very stupid question so please don't laugh at me. My old digital camera (Nikon Coolpix s6) was recording the EXIF orientation tag in the JPEG file, so my picture viewer software ...
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Why take diagonal photos?

In the "old days" I sometimes composed my photos diagonally, but I've not had success doing that in the "modern" era, because there's not really any nice way to present it digitally. Is there a ...
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Are there any tools out there to automatically level an image?

I am wondering if there are any tools (standalone, Lightroom/Photoshop plugins, or other) that can take a photo, look for lines that are almost vertical or horizontal (eg horizons, telephone poles, ...
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Is it possible to rotate an image by an arbitrary angle in Lightroom?

When I take a seascape photo by hand, I often find that I had the camera angled ever so slightly. If the picture wasn't meant to have such a perfect horizontal line (the horizon), then it wouldn't be ...
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