As many of you know, I don't use the Photos program since it is not designed for professional use. I rely on Photo Mechanic for all my downloading and culling and then Photoshop CC for my retouching. It was driving me crazy having the Apple program interrupting my workflow and costing me valuable time. With the Summer Olympics less than 6 weeks away, and having really tight deadlines, I absolutely HAD to find a way to solve this problem.
Previous Internet searches found had a bunch of recommendations(like unchecking the "Open Photos" box and quitting the application), but none of them had worked.
But, after a lot of searching, I found the solution!
A photographer in Australia found a simple solution, and it works!
Here is what you do:
* Open the Terminal program on your Mac. If you don't know where this is located, just go to Spotlight (which is the magnifying glass at the top right of your menu bar) and type in "Terminal"
You will then see this:
Copy this string of text:
At the Terminal window, paste in that string of text and hit return. Voila - the problem in solved!
You will not see anything in the Terminal window that confirms the change, but it will be fixed from that point on.
If you ever want to reverse this change and go back to the default settings, you can paste this string into the Terminal window:
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