Erika Thornes teaches to delete and pick the best of a set. No reason to save many photos of the same scene. when multiple shots are taken delete the spare photos.
- [Voiceover] Quantity, sheer numbers of photos we take in…today's day and age, we rapid fire, and we take so many.…I don't know how many I absolutely need of the very first…day of school this year, maybe one or two.…Two would probably tell the story of how Stella was upset…that all the big kids were going to school and…she was stuck at home with the baby.…These two images kind of sum up our morning, so I can feel…confident deleting the rest and still…having these two to tell that part of our lives.…
This cat, It's cute, it came into my backyard, it was…adorable, I was trying to find it's owner,…so I was trying to get a pretty good shot of it.…It's an adorable little cat with that little tongue sticking…out, but I don't need this many copies…of a cat in my picture folder forever.…I can just save one image out,…just to preserve the moment if I really want to.…This cat ended up being named Dexter and went to my friend…and so I have one picture to remind me of the…cat we found in the backyard, I don't need 30.…
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