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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It appears the latest Windows 10 Build (17134.165 or 167) took away the old school change file extensions.  I need to be manually choose my file type for tif by selecting MODI as a program.  How do I work around this upgrade?

 I may be able to download File Types Manager from Nirsoft for getting around this issue but it doesn't allow me to select MODI out of the box.   Has anyone played around with this program?

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Hi Experts,

How can I do a bullet image in TCPDF, for example like the finger bullet in MS Word?

I tried using the following code and extracted the followind bullets from Word, but it looks horrible. I added the border just to see how it aligns, but why does it not go all the way to the right?

Thank you,

My code is

function create_bullet($bullet_name, $bullet_text){
    /*Acceptable Bullet Names:
     *              - finger
     *              - rainbow
     *              - square
     *              - square-whole
     *              - star
    global $env;
    $img = $env['url'] . "images\bullet_$bullet_name.jpg";
    $bullet_html  = "<table style=\"width: 100%;\" border=\"1\"> <tr>";
    $bullet_html .= "<td style=\"width: 2cm;\"><img src=\"$img\" /></td>";
    $bullet_html .= "<td>$bullet_text</td>";
    $bullet_html .= "</tr></table>";
    return $bullet_html;

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Where are my videos hiding on my iPhone 7?

I am using a few teleprompter apps and start the recording okay, but I can not find where the video is being placed for either app. I look in the Camera app since that is where I see videos when created with the Camera app, but I am sure they are elsewhere...

Any ides where I can find them?

Scan of 35mm color slides results in an image that is 7.5 MB and 8,300 x 29,000 pixels. Irfanview is able to open the file and in inches it is 2.60 x 9.10. I've tried Microsoft Picture Manager for cropping and the result is a blank image.
What can be done to capture the images on the color slide? The top one had been used to create a 4x6 inch print by a camera shop.

Revised: well upon loading here they can actually be seen fairly well. Except the second one from the top which was a closeup of someone's face and maybe a chest up shot of someone. That ones shows nothing.
I currently upload hundreds of photos to Google + after each race I time and send a link to race participants so they can find their finish line picture.  Lately Google + is not sorting them in the order that they were taken which is how I think I have it set up.  Is there a setting on the camera that I need to change for this or is this something I am doing wrong on Google +.  Alternatively, are there other FREE pictures storage sites that folks can access their finish line picture via a link?

Dear Powershell experts.. Powershell script issue

We want to move .jpg files beginning with "DRS_" or "DRS-" from local computer directory to a remote computer directory, ultimately.
We want the script to check every 30 seconds (or loop if applicable) if the source folder has above jpg file types in it and if so run the PS "move-item" functions. Testing with just the "move-item" function lines on their own works.

My problem seems to be in the construct on logic of the section below which seems to be ignored right now:
$timeout = 120
$sw = [diagnostics.stopwatch]::StartNew()
while ($sw.elapsed -lt $timeout)
    if (Test-Path $Source1 -include DRS*.jpg){
        write-host "Found a file!"

Please help fix it.

Thankyou. See attached script.
My cousin (who I have no way to contact) put his father's color slides on the father's computer so the many dozens of images could be viewed as the screen saver, one photo at a time.
I have slides I need to get to my computer.
There are Youtube videos using DSLR cameras and cereal boxes with a hole, piece of paper, shine a light to show the image and then use the camera to take a photo. These slides are not worth buying a new camera.

I doubt the cousin used a high powered camera. He could have used an actual slide projector since i know his father had one.

Any other methods?
Why does my Canon SX720 HS NOT go into Record mode, and beep instead?

I record often with my Canon, and usually have no issue. But sometimes, pushing the Record button causes it to beep three or four times in rapid succession, and NOT record.

There is no error displayed. (Is there an error log somewhere?)

My only recourse is to power off then power up.

I do not have a clue what is happening, and fear that a longer video may be interrupted, where I am recording, only to find later it switched itself off.

How to delay the shutter on a Canon SX720HS

I can not find the option to have a 5 or 10 second daly on the shutter.

Streaming video from my Canon 40X SX720 HS to a MacBook High Sierra. I have not yet connected my camera to my network, but hope to figure out how to set up the streaming.

According to Canon, they do not support this but it requires third party software and works like other camera models from Canon.


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Need a lower cost alternative to a Canon 40X SX720HS

This is a great camera, but out of my price range.

What is a good alternative that costs less money?

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how do I use photo filter to resize photos

need 20 photos to be smaller in size
Trying to search for something in a large database. Basically I am trying to find any file on my machine with the word "logo" in it. with any type of image file there is. Like png, gif, jpg....all of them. Any and all. Is there a simpler way to search for a file that contains that word anywhere in the file name and with any image type file. Do I have to list all the types or is there a shortcut?
I have Microsoft 2007.  When I print from Word or from PowerPoint, all of the jpeg s that I copied to the document show correctly on the screen and on preview but cuts off the right side or bottom of each picture when printing to a printer or to PDF.
I read another thread but their solution was to click on the picture, compress the file and ensure print 220 ppi) is selected. That didn’t help with me.
Here is how Microsoft Picture Manager would print (4) 3 1/2 x 5 inch.
We need the child's photo where the red circle is and text where the three lines are. In other words MPM is printing them with a portrait view and we need landscape view since our cards are going to be 3 1/3 x 5.
That is one issue. The other is how to us Word to create the 3 1/2 x 5 inch image. Word is also a portrait view.

If we can not print using MPM to get 4 out of one sheet well we'll have to only get 2 out of one sheet.
Print them without using MPM and just print the page from Word, etc. and have (2) 3 1/2 x 5 inch images and cut them into the 2 cards we desire. no problem if that is the easiest way, just forget trying to get (4) 3.5 x 5 on one page.

I've spent some time on Word and have tried one table, two columns, etc. I can not get the 4 lines of text to the left or right of the child's photo. I can copy past the photo but can not get the cursor to the top to enter the text (short bio of the child).

Obviously the child's photo is too large but once we have the exact photo we will crop it to fit a space of maybe 2 inches wide and 3 tall. The child's photo would occupy 2 x 3 of the left or right side of the 3.5 x 5 card. The rest which is 3 x 3.5 would be the field where we enter the text.

This is what I'm after but not so square. It needs to be like a 3x5 index card or 3 1/2 x 5. The photo can be on the left or right.

Hi guys

I am currently looking into providing a solution for my Photography studio teams and the retouchers who work with them. We have Adobe Creative Suite running on most of the machines here. The photographers churn out photos onto our fileservers constantly and it eats up the space. The fileservers are all saving files on our SAN. These photographs then get worked on by our retouching teams which then go from what they were in size to multiplying because of all of their layers etc.

They all are running on High Sierra. They are saving files on a Windows 2003 server and a Windows 2012 server. The bandwidth we have at our head office is a dedicated 200MB link with the capability to increase.

Based on the fact that we have Adobe Creative Suite, is there a way of having a centralised location which these guys can work on in the cloud? If not, then is Adobe Lightroom a suitable option?

The only thing I'm wondering is whether working on local servers will always be far quicker than any cloud based systems due to the fact that transfers are all gigabit on the LAN and that the cloud cant match that at the moment?

Any help would be great as I am looking into implementing a decent solution.

Thanks for helping
How do I copy folder of 70 photos from latest version of OS X high Sierra to iPhone 8S (iOS 11.4) using iTunes. This is copying (or moving) photos without changing /deleting any other files. Ads for other Apps say iTunes can corrupt other files.
I have a web app made in PHP and JavaScript that is showing a mix of graph (made with D3 and C3) and text.

The goal is to allow the user to share what he sees with a simple button; this includes, in this stage, to:
 - convert the whole page into a PNG/JPEG image
 - share the image to some social media (facebook/twitter).

Next step would be to give the user the possibility to choose which part of the sreen he wants to share.

I DONT want to add extra layer like Angular (and other similar frameworks) and try to stick to pure PHP + Javascript code.

Any suggestion how to do it
Video overlay of presenter onto webinar screen

I have seen this before, where the presenter on a live webinar showed himself on the bottom of the screen. He could move himself left and right, and probably up and down.

Hw was likely at his desk at home, but his background was not visible.

How is this done?

What is the name of this technology?

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Using Premiere Pro (Mac) to isolate an audio sound

Using Audacity, I simply select the region about a sound wave and click Play. This tells me if I captured the entire sound. If it is an errant sound, the great thing about audio and no other sound is playing, you can usually delete that.

With video, it's a different story.

I have a dozen clicks to remove from my video. Each was made by my clicker as I advanced the PowerPoint I was using as a teleprompter.

So, I need to isolate the sound and over-write with white noise.

I can easily set a marker BEFORE the sound. I need to see how long the sound is and isolate the entire click.


How can I create a folder of pictures for Facebook?
What would be the best method or app to do this?


I have an SSRS report that contains images that are attached to a sharepoint list but when you export the SSRS report to PDF the pdf is 31mb (six photos).

I either need the photos optimised in sharepoint or optimised when the report is being produced so that the file size is much much smaller.

I have seen code options but not sure if code in the report, code in the sharepoint list or an event handler is the best.

I have also not deployed an event handler before.

But if you print to pdf from SSRS the file will be only a few bytes.

I cannot use the SSRS print option as I am using a product called SQL-RD to produce the dynamic reports and it calls the SSRS export function.


We have a 3 minute video and the video is a series of still photos. Two of them have inappropriate content. We'd like to edit these two photos and replace it with another photo shown in the same video. The audio is suitable and no changes needed.
Someone here on EE was kind enough to edit this video for us in the past. Anyone else or suggest a simple editing software?
Need a Movie recording program for Mac

I use iMovie sometime, but can not find how to set my microphone. My Shure microphone with a U-PHORIA UM2 shows up as CODEX on Audacity. Can I use this with Movie?

What alternate movie tools are there?

Can I use Premiere Pro? If so, how do I record? And can I set my Mic.?

What other tools are there to record my video, and use my CODEX? I have High Sierra

Does Windows 7 have a DNG (i.e. photo) file viewer?
Is there a cheap/free viewer/editor?

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.