Backup is important, but it's not enough. Using keywords and other organizational features is also important—but also not enough. A complete, long-term photo archiving strategy involves multiple techniques: identifying those shots you want to preserve for generations, and then taking the steps necessary to make that happen. In this course, photographer and family historian Erika Thornes outlines a roadmap for storing, sharing, and archiving your family's story through pictures. From culling and keywording, to backing up and producing archival prints and photo books, Erika details the steps that will make your collection of digital images accessible now and in the future.
- Getting organizing
- Culling the best images
- Saving two local copies of each photo
- Storing photos on the cloud
- Posting photos to social media
- Printing photos
- Accessing archived images easily
Skill Level Intermediate
- [Voiceover] Do you keep all your photos on your mobile phone? What would happen if you lost it? Do you have multiple copies of your photos on your computer? What if your computer crashes? We'll address these issues and a lot more fun stuff in this course today. Hi, I'm Erika Thornes. I'm a photographer, but even more importantly, I'm my family's historian. In this course, we are going to cover organizing our images, to backing up drives, to uploading to the cloud. We're even gonna talk about printing in photo books. I'm totally passionate about preserving my family's stories through pictures.
I'm super excited to share my process with you so that you too can take steps to protect your images. Let's dive in.