Images and Photos





Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop, which dominates the market, has its own topic. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include Apple Photo, Corel PaintShop Pro, GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.

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Google Photos does not seem to replace the Local Galery included with my Samsung Android phone.

I wish the local gallery wasn't there as I would prefer to only use one seamlessly integrated online location for pictures rather than having both local and online storage.

Any assistance in making this whole local vs online photo storage thing a little easier whether Google or some other service would be greatly appreciated.
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I am using WordPress and woocommerce which using PHP on a shared server (hosted server). I have a ton of pictures I am working on, to make the names more descriptive and to add SEO IPTC info to each picture. My question is primarily about PHP best practices when it comes to names--to use with or without spaces. Example?
Blaze-1-Fancy-Leaf-Caladium-Bulbs.jpg ("-" between each word)
or Blaze_1_Fancy_Leaf_Caladium_Bulbs.jpg ("_" between each word)
or simply Blaze 1 Fancy Leaf Caladium Bulbs.jpg  (" " between each word)

Then secondarily and much less important any recommendations for apps to mass rename pictures, adding SEO IPTC info and adding watermarks to pictures?

I have a problem in some of my emails that I am getting that not all the images are showing up. Sometimes as seen in the screen capture few images showing up and others do not . Please help me with this problem.

Thank you,


Outlook NO image is shown.jpg
Attach pictures to a Facebook messenger message from an online folder or album.

I would like to be able to attach pictures to a Facebook message from an online folder or album, and not just from the hodgepodge of pictures that have somehow made it into the root of the local gallery on my phone.

The two online services that I am currently considering using are from Microsoft and from Google, but neither of those folders or albums seems to be accessible from my Android Galaxy Note 8 phone.

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
I'm wondering if an existing video template with named placeholders allowing the user to select the options available and upload photos could be created online?
I am using the handlebars template in node.js. Currently, the thumbnail images from the database are displaying at a width and height of 70 which is specified in the code. See below. How can I allow the user to click on the image in handlebars and see a larger rendition of the photo?
The current images are too small to see but I would only like for them to be increased upon clicking them.

<img id="img" src="/uploads/{{photo_image}}" width="70" height="70">
I'm planning to use the export to Google CSV file to get contacts out of google for manipulating and then re-importing them.

The trouble I see currently is that the photos won't be likely to re-populate.

Does anyone have a tested solution for this?

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
I am testing my site with and for some reason none of my images are being evaluated.

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Please tell me what I need to do to get the images evaluated so I can have an actual accurate assessment of my web page.
Active Directory photos are not all displaying in Outlook or on SharePoint or in Teams
I have a oracle table in which a column has image stored in BLOB datatype. Image types stored are TIFF,JPG,GIFF etc . I want to move data from this table and insert into another table with a BLOB column but i want to convert all images to only JPEG format and i want to compress the image size to 20KB and store in new table.

Please advise how to achieve this using some Oracle plsq program
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I have a Panasonic Lumix TZ10 Digital Camera (see here)and although old and only 12MP it produces very good quality images.

I have been trying to use Aperture Priority mode with centre focusing and it seems no matter how low the f-stop is set I don't seem to be able to get a low depth-of-field - everything is in focus.

Can anyone suggest what stupid thing I have overlooked ?
I used to have HP image editor and inadvertently uninstalled it. It had superb editing features for editing scans of text documents. Is there some way to get it back on my system which is not an HP computer?
I working on a time critical task with some lawyers at one of our clients, in exporting certain emails from PST files which have corrupted files. My task is to try, on a best effort basis, repair - PDFs, DOCx, XLSx, JPEG files. If anyone know of any softwares you have worked with in the past in repairing such files, please send any info my way. Thank you 

Error examples:

XLSs:  Excel cannot open the file ... because the file format or file extention is not valid. Verify that the file has not been corrupted and that the file extension matches the format of the file.

PDF: There was an error opening this document. The files i damaged and could not be repaired.
PDF files are old like 2015, however I am able to open some other attachments from the same email with PDF so it should not be the fact that how old is it.

IMage file " JPG:  It appears that we dont support this file format. using windows image viewer.
I have the Faststone slideshow maker to arrange the order of images.  However, Faststone has at least one major flaw.

My question what slideshow editor has the full screen for thumbnail which is great for editing/arranging images.

Lifetime license for the software is preferable.  I have tried over two dozen software titles, so far none meet my ideal.
$mail = new PHPMailer();$mail = new PHPMailer();
$mail->Host = ";";
$mail->SMTPAuth = true;
$mail->Username = 'smtpusername';
$mail->Password = 'smtppassword';

$mail->FromName="My site's mailer";
$mail->AddReplyTo("", "Replies for my site");

$mail->Subject = "Test 1";

$mail->AddEmbeddedImage('logo.jpg', 'logoimg', 'logo.jpg'); // attach file logo.jpg, and later link to it using identfier logoimg
$mail->Body = "<h1>Test 1 of PHPMailer html</h1>
    <p>This is a test picture: <img src=\"cid:logoimg\" /></p>";
$mail->AltBody="This is text only alternative body.";

   echo "Error sending: " . $mail->ErrorInfo;;
   echo "Letter is sent";

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im looking at this example,

how can i use this for inline images copied into the email body and how can i even tell if their is a img in the body ?

cause not all users will embed a image inline on email ?
Photoshop.  I have a .psd file that I saved to a USB drive and the last time that I worked on it I hit "save" and powered off my computer before the "save" actually occurred and the rather large labor intensive file is now corrupt and I can't open it.  I have attached it to this question.  Any help would be greatly appreciated!  I had to compress it as it was over the 50mb limit.
I have a Windows Surface Book Pro  that is giving me some problems.
After I set up One Drive synchronization for two accounts is no longer showing thumbnails but only icons for one of the One Drive folders as well as the photos in the Documents folder.
The "Always Show icons, never thumbnails" is unchecked in the View settings, the local user policy is set so "Turn off the display of thumbnail and only display icons" is disabled.
If I open a jpg file for which the thumbnail is not displayed but rather the icon is by double clicking, thing that launches the Photos application, then close it, then refresh the view in File Explorer, the thumbnail is displayed.
Any suggestions?
in MSACCESS Report"

I need some phrases to be in different Formats.  Example:

This is plain text This is Italics this is plain text again and this is bold

Also I would like to embed a jpg or bmp in the text, for example a signature (that was captured as jpg or bmp) at the bottom of a letter,

Ideas anyone?  Thanks again.
Hi Expert,

I would like to check is there a way to make an Image/Picture resolution look better other than using photoshop? In Jpeg and Png format.

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Hello. I would like to track/rotoscope/cover the movements of a bunch of human figures who are inside a series of pictures (or inside a video) with 3D characters (created and RIGGED in Blender). They should behave at the same way of the human figures ; it means that they should make the same movements. I think that I should track also the camera. Can u tell me if this kind of job is doable with these script :

or which kind of tool and approach do you want to use ?

I have also tried to run the demo of OpenPose with this command line :

C:\Users\virtu\OneDrive\Desktop\RotoRIG\TOOLS\openpose-1.4.0-win64-cpu-binaries>bin\OpenPoseDemo.exe --video examples\media\video.avi --face --hand
Starting OpenPose demo...
Starting thread(s)...

it hangs but nothing happens.

Someone never heard about FlowBox or some other tool like this. Please read here :

He says :

Rotoscope Tracking, Painting, and Rigging

BLowBox also is working on RotoTRACK. RotoGLUE offers a planar tracking and point tracking system within the application. You can even use tracking data from other software through import.

RotoPAINT lets you paint over a sequence with built-in vector point tools, recording strokes as you go. Because paint strokes are vector, …
Hi Expert,

I would like to check is it normal that picture sends out from outlook the resolution will be much lower the original one? I try png and jpg format send from outlook color being lighter resolution lower. Is it normal?

Hi please find below vba script, which helps me to copy range of excel cells and save it as a jpeg file. I want this code to run from ms access vba editor.


1. Open an excel workbook
2. Go to a given tab
3. Copy range of  cells.
4. Save as a jpec file in a given folder

Please have a look

Sub ExportRange()

   Const FName          As String = "C:\TEMP\export.jpg"

   Dim rng              As Range

   Dim shtTemp          As Worksheet

   Dim chtTemp          As Chart


   Application.ScreenUpdating = False

   '// Change range as needed

   Set rng = Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1:C10")


   '// Add a temp worksheet. Chart will be placed on this. It will be deleted after

   Set shtTemp = Worksheets.Add

   '// Add chart


   '// Move the chart to the new sheet and get a reference to it

   ActiveChart.Location Where:=xlLocationAsObject, Name:=shtTemp.Name

   Set chtTemp = ActiveChart


   '// Copy and paste the range

   rng.CopyPicture Appearance:=xlScreen, Format:=xlPicture



   '// Export

   chtTemp.Export Filename:=FName


   '// Tidy up...

   Application.DisplayAlerts = False


   Application.DisplayAlerts = True

   Application.ScreenUpdating = True


End Sub

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Thank you
Need a free tool kit to fix the "Unfortunately, Android System has stopped" problems.  I got this error message on my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 when I try to send any photos from Galaxy - by hitting "share".  

I have tried  (didn't pay) but it didn't even work for US based phones. I'd appreciate suggestions on any proven working tool kits that can fix this problem. Free ones preferred since I just use it once. Hope you can also give some instruction or procedures for fixing the problem.


Hello to everyone,

I'm looking for a tool (better if for Windows,but also for Linux or Mac) that can help me to vectorize a lot of (PNG) photos,giving to them the nice cartoon effect that you can see in the video below :

the tool should have the option of the batch processing because I have no time to edit manually something like 100.000 photos. OR,if you know any other way (that it is not the vectorizing) to reproduce that effect (with the batch processing),it's also ok for me.
I am creating an site to site VPN where the client is editing large photos and video files that are hosted on cloud server. What is the best way to connect  to get the best speeds?

Images and Photos





Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop, which dominates the market, has its own topic. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include Apple Photo, Corel PaintShop Pro, GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.