Utilize the Organizer to Search for Duplicate Photos


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Finding duplicate photos

The Organizer's third take on searching for visually similar photos is the Duplicate Photo Search. There are a couple of practical uses for this command. You could use it to find and delete unneeded duplicate photos in a catalog, to clean up your catalog, or you can use it to stack together near duplicates, like photos that you took in quick succession in multi-burst mode, or bracketed shots that you want to keep together. You can run Duplicate Photo Search on your entire catalog in Thumbnail view or you can limit it to a folder, as I'm doing here in Folder Location view.

So with no photo selected in this folder, I've clicked the arrow to the right of the Search box, and I'll choose Duplicate Photo Search. Elements quickly evaluated all the photos in the folder and it's grouped them into these suggested groups of visually similar photos. And I think it did a pretty good job in this case. It's not always this perfect. The first group here actually does contain dupli...

Finding duplicate photos
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Finding duplicate photos provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 10 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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