Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Doing a software-assisted photo transfer, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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I have a new memory card full of pictures that I want to move into my virtual…filing cabinet on my computer.…This time I am going to use some software to do it, because we get a few…additional features, and I thought you might want to see it.…The software I am going to use comes with Bridge. It's called Photo Downloader,…but it's indicative of many types of software out there.…I am using this one because it looks basically the same on Mac and Windows, and…it has a lot of the features that I like, but there is other software out…there that does the same thing.…
So let's take a look at it to see if this is something that you might be interested in.…You get to it by clicking on this, right here, so camera icon in Bridge, and you…bring up the screen right here.…Now again, as I said before, there are different pieces of software that do the…same thing, so let's see what those things are.…First of all you can decide which images you want to upload by checking, or if…you don't want them by unchecking.…
The course concludes with a look at aspects of a good backup and archival strategy, ranging from the best file format for long-term backup to the best hardware options for offline storage.
- Removing pictures from a card
- Transferring photos to a Windows or Mac computer
- Transferring images with Lightoom, Aperture or iPhoto
- Assigning ratings to photos and flagging favorites
- Filtering photos
- Choosing file formats
- Backing up to the cloud
- Working with multiple hard drives
- Recovering from backups