For years you could plug your iPhone into USB, look in My Computer and find your DCIM folder for easy picture transfers.
The last several years I’ve used Photo Companion a Windows10 app that will beam your pics from the iPhone to your Photo app so long as the phone and computer are on the same network.
Don’t work no more. Just the ‘something went wrong’ screen. On any computer, any iPhone I’ve tried in the last month. Mine, other people’s, fresh setups… whatever.
Liked the app as it wasn’t the f****ing “cloud” and I’m stuck with shitty Telus >1Mb upload speeds in this town.
And the bloody iTunes that has to be updated and relearned from scratch every time you look at it. Literally took hours to piss around updating just to grab a 30 sec clip of my dog & cat sumo wrestling…