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Opening NEF files on windows initially open fine but then change contrast

Anytime you open a raw file and look at it on your screen, you are not viewing "THE raw file." ¹ You are viewing one among a near-countless number of possible interpretations of the data in ...
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How to migrate from Picasa to Lightroom?

I wrote a Lightroom plugin for migrating from Picasa to Lightroom. I searched all over the web and could not find a good solution, so I wrote one myself. I decided to polish it up and offer it for ...
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How to migrate from Picasa to Lightroom?

Non-destructive Edit History The bad news is that the non-destructive edit history is not something that can easily be moved between Picasa and any other photo processor. Sorry, you just won't be ...
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Convert Picasa stars to EXIF ratings?

This seems to work: There is an album in Picasa called "Starred Photos." You can select all the photos in that album. Then apply a TAG to the photos in the tags sidebar. Boom, this tag can be read by ...
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Why is my external drive missing from Picasa?

There are certain types of drives that Picasa refuses to list in its "Folder Manager" – generally these are drives formatted with the exFAT file-system, commonly used on USB sticks. There are two ...
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How to migrate from Picasa to Lightroom?

I have migrated from Picasa to Lightroom (4 at that time) about 3 years ago, and have made the following experiences: If you just add the Picasa folder structure to your Lightroom Catalog without ...
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How to do the same crop on a batch of photos?

With Adobe Lightroom: Crop the first image Hit Ctrl-Shift-C and copy the crop settings Select all pictures and hit Ctrl-Shift-V
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How does one save the entire Picasa database of photos in order to migrate to lightroom?

It isn't exactly clear what you mean by "save the entire database". If you mean, keep all of the edits you have made, and be able to undo them - there are no tools that are available today to do so. ...
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Migrating away from Picasa - "Write faces to XMP" changes the hashes of images

What you'll want to use are XMP sidecar files. These hold XMP data such as image face regions and IPTC Core/Ext data in a file with the same base name and an .xmp ...
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Migrating away from Picasa - "Write faces to XMP" changes the hashes of images

From your comments I understand you currently have an image library in Picasa, with photos which might become duplicated in the future (due to re-downloading). To ease the deduplication process you ...
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Do iPhoto and Picasa let me view photos at a 1:1 pixel ratio?

iPhoto and Picasa are discontinued products. It past time to switch to a different image viewer if you haven't already done so. Keeping the same zoom level while browsing photos does not appear to be ...
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Is it possible to re-focus (recover) an intentionally blurred image?

The short answer is a loud NO. What you are asking is equvivalent with me giving you a number, lets say, 10000, and I ask you what summation this number is a result of, lets say 5000 + 5000. There is ...
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