Photographs are the only thing in the world that looks exactly like you! They keep growing with you according to your passion for photography. Some people take print outs of all the photo shots, while others store them digitally. The advantage of taking printouts is that it enables us to hang on the wall and store them in an album. But digital photographs have the maximum advantage.
You can send them to your friends via the internet, share through a social media and after all it costs less, really less. This advantage always prompts you to snapshot thousands of photographs and gets messed up all the time while searching a particular photograph which you shot a couple of months ago. Here is a way to get yours photos look like a military parade.
Date and time of your camera
Setting your camera to the correct date and time is a permanent step and will tag all your photos with the time and date of your photo shoot. This process is the easiest one to keep your photos organized as it allows you to search and sort out all photos in a chronological manner.
Delete the junkies
Some photographers, even amateurs, click hundreds of shots of the same scenery or an interior. This is so as to invent the perfect picture of all. But once selected it is always advisable to delete the rest of the photos belonging to the same category. This enables you to manage your overall photography collection.
Store In a single folder
When it comes to storage of photographs, always choose a single master folder in your computer. This helps you to transfer all your photos in a go to your storage device and therefore helps you in lasting for years to come.
Sub-folders can help you more
Though it is ‘universally’ a single folder for storing your photographs, always have sub-folders inside them as this would help you to search photographs in the long term. The most common method is to name the sub-folders by the year – 2010, 2011 etc. Another method is to name the subfolder into Family, friends, Vacation etc. This can help you to start a slideshow when you have your family guest at home for the weekend.
Be on the safer side
Always take a backup of all your photographs at least in more than 2 devices. This is mainly because you never know when your personal computer is attacked by a software virus.
The best way to take a backup of your valuable photographs is to store them in external memory devices like pen drive, floppy, CD etc. There are also some websites which allows you to store your photographs online. You may choose them unless and until the photographs you choose to store through the websites are not private.
So here you are, with some good ways of getting your photographs ordered and disciplined. It is always advisable to go innovatively when it comes to photography. Try modifying your pictures using editing software which enables you to make the photos into a video format. This makes you to get all the photos in a single video and can be played to enjoy the nostalgic moments of your wedding ceremony and the wild party you had at Las Vegas. Enjoy your Image!