Creating a set of folders on your hard drive


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Creating a set of folders on your hard drive

What if you could have all of your pictures neatly stored in a virtual filing cabinet with drawers and folders making it easy to find anything that you wanted, but you didn't need special photo software to do so. I'm going to show you how to do that right now. This movie is actually for those of you who don't want to use specialized photo software; who want to use just your operating system: Mac or Windows -- we are on a Mac right now -- to organize your photos. This is the roll your own way of photo organization.

So here's our virtual filing cabinet, right here, and this is a hard drive where I keep my photos, and then these are the drawers, and I have Pictures 2010 and 2011. That's the way I like to organize my images; by year. You may have a different system. Either way, the concept remains the same. Now I am going to open one of these drawers, and inside we have all of the folders that have my images in them. And you notice that I use a naming convention that is ...

Creating a set of folders on your hard drive
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Creating a set of folders on your hard drive provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos

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Photography
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Aperture Lightroom
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