Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up albums in iPhoto, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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I am going to do a little more organizing here in iPhoto, and this time I am…going to put my images into albums.…I have two distinct sets of images here, and I want them each in their own little…virtual container, and that's exactly what albums are; they are virtual…containers that allow you to organize your stuff.…So I clicked on the first image, I am going to hold down the Shift key, click…on the last image. I want to put the set of balloon images in an album, and…that way they will be by themselves, and I can do neat things with them once they are there.…
I go down to Add To, right here, choose Album, select New Album, and then I am…going to give it a name.…So we will just call it Hot Air Balloon.…I am going to hit the Tab key to enter that.…Here is what the interesting thing is about an album, I can work in here and do…things, and knowing that my images are still going to be safe and sound in the…main library. And what I mean by that; let's decide that I just don't like this…image here, and I right-click on it, and I decide to put it in the Trash; it's…
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