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I want to spend a moment and talk about tagging. Someone described tagging once to me in a way that helped me understand. Think of placing a little word on a post-it note and put it on the back of the photograph. Then every word that's written on a separate post-it note allows you to retrieve that word and all the other photographs that have that word on it. That helped me understand tagging. Now, we've created web albums, which is a way of grouping photographs. We understand what that means. But tagging can be very powerful.
I'll show you what I mean. I'm going to go in to one of my albums. I'm going to find something that I want to choose here. I'm going to, for instance, choose this image. I really like the clouds. What will help remind me of the clouds is by adding the tag here. I'm going to put essentially this word here, clouds. I'm going to go back to one of my other albums and I'm going to add another image to this group and selection. Let's try this one out here. When I add this tag here, I'm going to call this one, clouds. So, let's add one more, just to show you that there are three totally separate galleries.
Within there, I'm going to add the association of all of them to the tag clouds, because they all have clouds within them. Now that I've added a keyword, clouds to all three of those images, this becomes a link itself. So, when I click on it, it takes me directly to a virtual collection of all the things that have that word, clouds, associated with those images. You can use this in powerful ways to create virtual clustering or virtual galleries that are based on any particular word, interest, keyword, but you can use the tagging interface to do that.
Have fun with the tagging interface!
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