iOS devices offer a quick way to hide specific pictures in the Photos app. Hiding photos simply places them into a Hidden album, and removes the images from elsewhere in the photo library. While this provides iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users with an easy method of hiding pictures on the Camera Roll or another album, these images can be viewed directly in the Hidden album at any time.
Those who are signed up for Apple's Beta Software Program and testing iOS 12 may have noticed that it offers a new way to share photos - by sharing a direct link to your iCloud Photos that will last for 30 days. Not all features found in beta make it to the official iOS, but hopefully this one will, as it pretty useful for sending multiple photos. Instead of actually attaching each photo to an email or sending them in Messages, you are merely posting a link.
Having an iPhone with a nice camera and plenty of storage coupled with an album that lives in the cloud rather than on the device can lead to having an enormous amount of photos. This is especially true if you are the type that takes many shots of the same subject while planning on deleting all but the best one later, which invariably results in hundreds, if not thousands of duplicate photos taking up space on your camera roll.
If you are ever curious about what you were doing a year ago, the Photos app has a nifty shortcut to take you right to your pictures from that time. Just 3D press the Photos app icon to bring up the shortcuts. You can check out your recent photos, photos from a year ago and your favorites, as well as a few suggested albums with a simple tap.
If you owned an an early generation iPhone (or any camera phone or digital camera) before it was equipped with GPS, chances are you have photos in your camera roll that have no location information. iPhones now geotag your photos automatically (unless you have turned the feature off), which helps with categorizing them and allows them to import into your "Places" album. You can, however, add locations to your "dumb" photos using Apple's Photos app on a Mac. Here's how to do it: