Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Viewing photos using file browsers , part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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If you want to enhance your viewing experience of your photos, especially…using these basic methods that we've talked about, file browsers are terrific…for this, without having to go to a whole full blown digital asset management system.…I'm going to show you Adobe Bridge…right now. It's one of my favorites; it works on Mac and Windows.…There are a variety of them out there; Photo Mechanic is another.…But let me show you the basic features first.…So I want to take a look at some of the shots in my virtual filing cabinet.…
I'm going to go to the 2011 drawer here, double-click on it, open it up, and…let's take a look at the shots that we uploaded of the model Shoot.…So I'm going to double-click on that, and right away you see the familiar…thumbnails. You get a little additional information here.…You can control the size of the thumbnails with the slider down here, and make them…bigger or smaller. But you have other features, such as, you have different…modes, such as the Filmstrip mode right here.…
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