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plumber
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Shadow images in Photos

Postby plumber » Sun May 12, 2019 12:04 pm

Mac OS 10.13.6 Photos
I have 500 photos in an album. Sometimes when I view them in thumbnail mode, blocks of them are merely faint shadows, barely visible. If I click on one, it will appear - but that's not very helpful when you're trying to views all to edit, etc. Screen shot attached.
TIA
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chas_m
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Re: Shadow images in Photos

Postby chas_m » Mon May 13, 2019 8:17 pm

That's usually indicative of either corrupted thumbnails, or a missing original photo. This often happens when people "manually" move stuff around in the Photos folder (on the Finder level) rather than using Photos itself to move things.

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