Deciding photos to archive


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Deciding photos to archive

Every now and then the question comes up: which images should I back up? Should I back up my entire library? Should I only back up the shots that have a certain rating; 3 stars or more? What approach do you recommend? My answer has changed over the years. Back when hard drives were more expensive, I think people thought more about which image is to back up, because space was more limited. But now, the price for saving our images has really dropped, and we recommend that you save everything. Save everything that isn't some sort of obvious horrible picture, and you probably deleted that on the camera anyway after you took it.

So save everything, and a reason for that is that images that you value right now, that you give a higher rating to, probably has more to do with the creative side of the image. You think it's pretty to look at. But there's another aspect to photos that are important also, and that's what I call point in time, or record. And sometimes a photo that seem...

Deciding photos to archive
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Deciding photos to archive 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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