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How to find Photos' image files in the Finder

Where does Photos for OS X stash pictures?

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How to AirDrop photos and videos between Macs and iOS devices

The Photos apps for OS X and iOS make it super simple to share photos and videos, even without an Internet connection.

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How to delete images from Photos

Readers ask about how to clear out space used by multimedia in the Photos app through deletion and optimization.

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More Photos Q&A: Dealing with limitations in multiple libraries, smart albums, and more

Readers (still!) have (many, many!) questions about several features in Photos for OS X.

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The hidden editing power of Photos for OS X

Beneath that user-friendly surface, you'll find a set of image-editing tools to help your photos look their best.

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How to use the Retouch tool in Photos for Mac

OS X's Photos app has a more powerful Retouch tool than the one in iPhoto.

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How to be sure Photos for Mac stores full-resolution images

Photos for OS X when coupled with iCloud Photo Library means you're not sure where high-resolution images live for purposes of local backups.

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Troubleshooting Photos: Syncing, deleting, organizing albums, and more

We're back with more answers to a seemingly endless number of Photos questions, including deleting, syncing, and organizing albums.

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How to make a textured collage in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

With some creative adjustments, your collage can be more than the sum of its parts.

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More Photos Q&A: Imports hanging, what is safe to delete, and sharing to Facebook

Photos is the app that won't stop until it drops. More answers to your questions about working through missing features and potential bugs.

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How to create shared albums in Photos for Mac and iOS

iCloud Photo Sharing is the perfect way to share photos among friends—without the use of social media.

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How to create a simple collage in Photoshop, Elements, and Pixelmator

By combining a few photos and giving them a lovely soft oval vignette, you'll wind up with a totally new work of art.