I am constantly asked questions about photos and devices ( cameras , smartphones , tablets ) , so here are the top questions I am asked.
How do I import photos in Windows ?
When you plug in your device , Windows should see your device and give you options to import.I have always found that " Import pictures and videos using Windows " is the best but depending on the software you will be given several options.
You also get the option to tag and import into a folder that you can designate.
When you have decided on the location and details just hit the import button.
If you open up " Autoplay " in the control panel you can designate the default import software.
How do I import photos on a Mac ?
When you plug in your device , Photos or the older iPhoto should recognise your device and offer to import photos.
You can also use " Image Capture" located in the Applications folder
Plug in your device , start Image Capture and then select the pictures you want to import.
How do I import photos from an Android Device ?
Google handle this very well and here is a full list of how to :8 easy ways to transfer photos off your Android smartphone
What Apps can I use on my devices ( smartphones , tablets )
- One Drive
- Google Photos ( my favourite ) - Google Photos Help a set and forget way to back up your photos
Editing Software For Photos
The best value for editing photos for top end photographic effects is Adobe Photoshop which is available with Adobe Lightroom for just $9.99 a month with the Creative Cloud subscription.
If you are looking for something not as heavy duty , try Adobe Photoshop Elements