As well as scientific professional books often with "already the ancient Greeks ?… "start, many articles for digital photography with a lamento over the, compared to analog times, uncontrollable picture flood – and it is justified. Thousand photos of a wedding do not use anything if they are only on the hard disk. Many programs presented here, however, assist from the thousand pictures of the 50 for the family of the most interesting to export and export them in various types of play.
The image databases Thumbs-Plus and StudioLine help with their keyword systems according to IPTC standard. However, as their care costs valuable leisure, one should restrict the expense from the outset to a minimum. In most cases you come to the destination without the administration program. For the progress of the pictures of the last weekend trip, it is sufficient to keep the overview of the photos of the last three months. With a thought-out folder structure you can often save the start of the image management. The scans from school hours are then in the 1995-06_abi folder, the current holiday pictures in 2007-07_toscana. Anyone photographing metal bands and sailing ships can instead create appropriate folders and add subfolders with the names of the chapels or wet. If Manowar gets on the Gorch Fock, but you have a problem that does not lose loose with file folders. Here is a picture database with category system like studio. More on that later.
Which folder structure always appears practicable: It is important to consistently carry on a once started system. Do not lift every snapshot, reduces administrative burden again. Even though private photos are a very emotional matter: blob because you had printed a random time that the data produced does not have positive documentary value. The compared with analog times low material consumption animates for experimentation with image composition and exposure. After copying on the hard drive, however, one can, depending on how nervos the finger lying on the trigger, often remove a good part of the raw material.