Organizing Photos on Your Computer

Education

families
engagements
weddings
follow @costola_photography
After 15 years of capturing couples and families during the most precious times of their lives, she can truly say that this is exactly where she is meant to be. When she isn't photographing weddings, Andie enjoys the outdoors alongside her husband, Tony and daughter, Ava.
The Ingagliatos
Tips & Tricks
Anniversaries
Education
Destination
more categories
meet Andie

Images can take up a lot of space and can easily become a chaotic mess that you spend hours trying to sift through. From the images, you take personally to the ones you have professionally done, keeping your digital photos organized on your computer may seem like a daunting task. Fortunately, there are some quick and easy ways you can keep your images organized and make finding the ones you want a quick process.

5 Tips To Keep You Digital Photo Library Organized.

1. Date and Time

Most often you can set the date and time on your camera and this information will automatically show when you upload new images onto your computer. But, if you are uploading digital files from your professional shoot then you will want to make sure you add the date to the files before you begin the upload.

2. Name

Create folders for your images with the name, date or occasion you had them taken. It is always a good idea to add in the year that they were taken as well. You can create subfolders in the pictures folders on your computer for images you upload from your professional shoot.

3. Face Recognition

Most photo software allows you to tag people in your images using facial recognition. This can be an easy way for you to find specific images of your children and significant other.

4. Keywords

It can take a little extra time to tag your images with keywords but this can make finding the images you want significantly easier. Use keywords that you will be able to remember and be consistent with them. Keywords can be single words or phrases. Some ideas for keywording your images can include the event, date, location, season and people in the images.

Wedding Photographer Styling Kit wine corks stationary props

5. Rate and Delete

You’d be surprised how many images are on your computer that you simply will never use or feel the need to look at again. Do you have images that are out of focus, have poor exposure, or random images of your hands, feet or the inside of your bag? Spend an afternoon going through and deleting the images that are pointless to keep. While you’re at it, you can go through and rate the images as well. This will allow you to easily find the images you like the most.

Comments +

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

5 TIPS FOR A STRESS FREE SESSION

5 TIPS FOR A STRESS FREE PORTRAIT SESSION

Portrait Sessions can be stressful, but if you arrive with a few tricks in your bag, you’ll come away with portraits that perfectly capture what family is all about.

free download

GET THE GUIDE

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com