Erika Thornes wants to make it easy for your family and friends. Erika Thornes teaches how to create a favorites folder and separate out the best of best. To separate out the keepers from general photos. Erika Thornes makes it easy to find photos by picking out the selects or five starred photos. Flagged photos saved separately creates a smaller set of images to save long term.
- [Voiceover] Set Apart…You need to Separate the Best From the Rest.…We want to Set Aside the Best,…but when we set aside the best we don't want…to just move them, we want to duplicate them.…When we duplicate then we want to create…a full-sized new copy of our favorite images.…We want to keep this folder easy to find.…You know the best way to do it is in a Favorites Folder,…that's what I like.…It can be used with a Smart TV or a screensaver…if you have just a set aside images that you just adore.…You can use it easily to make prints.…It can be backed up easier because it's smaller…and so it's more manageable to upload.…
And it's great for friends and family to find…if you're out somewhere and you need a specific image.…It's much easier for them to go into a folder and…look through just your favorites instead…of all of the images.…We also need to Save for Long-Term Storage.…These ones might not be those Favorites Folder,…but these are the others.…And you can delete them, but if you're not ready…you want to give yourself time.…
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