iPhone 6 - Can't download pics

I know I've posted this before.

I got an iPhone 6 about a month ago.

I want to download photos to my computer, I can't figure out how to do it.

All my old photos were transferred over. They are there in stupid named folders, the new ones are not there.

So I went into my iPhone, I found an organization of photos by year, I found the two I took today, I thought I found a way to email them to myself (as attachments), I did it, do not receive the email.

Questions:

(1) Is this the only way to do this? Sounds awfully round about?

(2) Why does the email not get received?
Richard KortsAsked:
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
1.  Try using iTunes to transfer the pictures.

I don't like iTunes so I use iExplore to move pictures, movies, etc. from computer to iPad/iPhone and back again.

https://www.macroplant.com/iexplorer/

2.  Don't know.  Was the attachment too large?
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Richard KortsAuthor Commented:
Even though I'm probably going to use iExplore (as you suggest), I'm baffled about iTunes. It want's to run all the time. I opened it today, see attached. It's a TOTAL mystery about where in iTunes to even start.

There was a time, long ago, when Apple prided itself on intuitive usage. What happened to that?
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Richard KortsAuthor Commented:
To ScottCha

I tried downloading iExplore & using it; so it looks as if I cannot copy a photo off the iPhone without registering (buying) it.

Is that correct.

If anyone else knows how to do this, PLEASE chime in.

I can't believe this is so difficult.
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
Yes, it is a paid program.  For me, was either that or struggle with iTunes.

And yes, I agree iTunes has definitely gone down in quality.

It used to be easier to move files around be with the latest versions it has become downright nightmarish.
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