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Nik • Edited on

Edited: The final solution

Shut down Photos
Hold down option key while tapping on Photos in the Dock -> This brings up the option of choosing a library, or creating a new one!
Create a new library, call it "Empty Photos Library"

Done. Keep the original library around and switch back to it using the same system in case you need it.

I even tried deleting the Photos app - turns out that is impossible. Photos is basically the Adobe Acrobat of 2019. A horrible POS that installs itself like a Kraken into your system, impossible to remove.

Nothing else worked for me in OS X Catalina.