[plug] Archiving / copying photos

Thomas Cuthbert tcuthbert90 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 21:51:06 AWST 2021

I found that Google Photos facial recognition works really well, especially
during a breakup! Unsure how well it works with video though.

On Thu, 10 Jun 2021, 9:05 pm Brad Campbell, <brad at fnarfbargle.com> wrote:

> On 10/6/21 5:25 pm, Benjamin wrote:
> > I'd ingest everything as one DD image and then handle the rest later.
> Accessing a bunch of files could be more stressful.
> >
> For backups I can see that, but this is more "let me plug your iPad in and
> we'll scroll through 15,000 photos so I can copy off the ones I want".
> I've had a few of those recently where people said "We want photos for a
> funeral, do you have any of Fred" and I've manually scrounged through
> thousands of photos in multiple directories and manually copied them out.
> This is almost the opposite where I want *all* photos others have of "Fred"
> but would rather go through the photos with the person rather than giving
> them an iXpand and asking them to clone their photo library for me to scour
> later. Where the iDevice takes a "live" photo, there's also associated
> video with audio and I *really* want that too.
> It's complicated.
> I'll also have a look at Bill's macro solution. That one hadn't occurred
> to me.
> Regards,
> Brad
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