Making sure your camera is set up correctly


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Making sure your camera is set up correctly

Organizing your image library on your computer actually begins at your camera. There are a couple of settings that if you take care of them there on your capture device, it will make your life a lot easier later on, on the computer. I'm going to go over a few of them right now. Most of these are in the menu system. Now, you are going to see screenshots for my menu. Your menu might look different if you have a different type of camera. But the system itself is pretty much the same from camera to camera. You just go into menu and then you find these particular settings.

The first one is date and time, and that's very important because you want the correct timestamp for your images, so that if you sort by date or time or whatever, everything is labeled correctly. And that is a setting. You just set the actual date, the actual time, off to the races you go. Unless, that is, you travel, and go to a different time zone. Make sure you update it then and watch out for daylight saving time...

Making sure your camera is set up correctly
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Making sure your camera is set up correctly 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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