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I am having some trouble figuring out how to manage photos on my iPhone (5S, 9.0.1). I find it very confusing - perhaps I have a mental block. The more I Google or look at Apple info the more confused I get.

According to iTunes, I have 2561 photos, for a total of 3.38 GB. According to my iPhone I have 1000 in Photo Stream (from two different phones) and 1285 in my Camera Roll (I assume from just my iPhone?), plus a few strays.

First question - How do Photo Stream and Camera Roll interact? Are all of the photos in the Camera Roll different from those in Photo Stream? It seems so, to add up (with the strays) to 2561. Unless the photos are duplicated? When they roll off the end of Photo Stream are they added to Camera Roll or what?

Second question - Can I delete photos off my iPhone without affecting Photos on my iMac? I assume so, since that is how everything else on the iPhone works, but I want to be sure.

Third question - is there a way to have photos on my iPhone at a lower resolution? As long as I have full res on Photos, I don't need it on my iPhone.

Fourth question - is there a way to have less than 1000 photos from Photo Stream on my phone?

It seems there isn't a way to manage any of this from iTunes, except for adding certain albums. All I have checked is Automatically include photos from last week, and the album Last Import. Do I need either of these since I have Photo Stream? Last Import is an album, but photos from last week isn't - is it part of Camera Roll?
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