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Surprisingly Useful Search Options in DBGallery

The search capabilities of DBGallery go well beyond what Windows or almost any other image/file search software offers.  For example, the screenshot below shows unique and easy to use search options.  While they seem innocent they are surprisingly powerful.I get … Continue reading

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Ten Realities of Photo Organization

Fighting reality is like fighting truth…you can’t win. Many errors in taking care of a digital photo collection comes from not understanding some basic fundamentals of digital photography management. Following are ten important realities that are not likely to change … Continue reading

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A Photo Collection’s True Value

A collection of photos sitting where nobody can find them is worth as much as the digital dust collecting around them. Unknown to most company leaders, these company assets can have great value. “Why, they’re just photos?” is often the … Continue reading

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I Love GPS Data

I am so thrilled with devices which stamp my images with GPS data that I could jump for joy! It’s not just because I love seeing images across a map. Its also because its yet more useful data about a … Continue reading

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Four Most Important Photo Organization Fundamentals

Recently I choose four of my most recommended fundamental tips for digital photo organization for a short 5 -7 minute presentation. They very important much-follow tips are: 1. Chronological Folder Names…the 1st fundamental. 2. Backup…the most important for having your … Continue reading

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Photo Organization Fundamentals: Chronological Folder Names

This may seem too simple to be so important: Name photo folders in the following convention: “YYYY\MM – Description”.  E.g. \2006\12 – Christmas in Banff This simple organization habit of using chronological folder names will go a long way in allowing … Continue reading

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