Organizing Pictures?
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ladyinpink69
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Posted: 2/15/2014 2:48:36 AM
I have a ton of pictures I need to go through and organize (delete duplicates, possibly tag and rate). Anybody BTDT and have suggestions. I have PSE, but wondering if Lightroom or another program would be better.

Thanks for any suggestions you can give me,
Vicky
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Posted: 2/19/2014 9:14:36 PM
I think Lightroom is for organization as well as editing, but I do not have that program. I use the organizer feature of PSE for organizing my photos. I have it set up so that I download photos onto my computer through PSE. I tag them or put them in albums only in PSE. The photo stays in chronological order on the computer itself, but in PSE it can be put in multiple catalogs. I really like that system.


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Posted: 2/21/2014 1:44:57 PM
I'm a mac user so all my photos have gone right into iPhoto. I tag them and put notes on them there. It keeps them together by date as well. When I'm ready to scrap some, I export them to a folder that I work from. When I'm done with the scrapbook page, I delete the photos from that temporary folder because they are still in iPhoto.

I haven't explored putting them in PSE or Lightroom so I'm no help there. Sorry.


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Posted: 2/26/2014 11:47:32 AM
Im also on a Mac, but iphoto drove me crazy because I couldnt see a file folder structure, and every edit i made created a duplicate copy (not sure if this is true for the current software). I switched to Lightroom in 2008 and never looked back.

I use the folder structure to keep track of just the photos, and use the Collections feature for keeping track of what photos are used on different projects/pages.
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Posted: 2/28/2014 1:25:13 AM
Thank you for the replies!! I downloaded the trial version of Lightroom and so far am loving it.

Does anybody use the backup service or the Mosaic app? Are they worth it? I'd like to be able to go through past pictures and flag or tag them somehow from my iPhone or iPad. I have a desktop computer which makes going through pics kind of a pain.

Thanks for your input,
Vicky

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