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QTIP: Power Trick

Posted on September 25th, 2019

Want to consistently name and serialize large collections of digital files? Adopt a file naming convention (FNC) and use a renaming utility. Third-party software utilities are available that can assist with bulk renaming of photos, Word files, PD...

LCC: Managing Your Digital Images

Posted on September 24th, 2019

Managing Your Digital Images was presented by Quentin Leo at New Canaan’s Lapham Community Center on September 24, 2018 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers Why save your photo and other digital assets?Our personal photos, papers, music and...

NYTIMES: How Google Photos Became a Perfect Jukebox for Our Memories

Posted on September 21st, 2019

Google Photos, introduced in 2015, has become one of the most emotionally resonant pieces of technology today. It is also shaping our narratives along the way. Farhad Manjoo, NYTimes Nov. 14, 2018 The first time Google Photos made me cry, it was ...

QTIP: Migrate or Start Fresh?

Posted on September 17th, 2019

Hey QTIPS: When I get a new computer should I use a migration utility to transfer my data and settings from the old one? QTIPS: No. Next? It’s not that Apple’s Migration Assistant or other similar utility is bad software. Actually it works pre...

Engadget: Google Photos has a new stories-style 'Memories' feature

Posted on September 12th, 2019

The cameras on our phones keep getting better, and we keep taking more and more pictures. That presents a challenge for for Apple and Google: how to surface the best moments out of the thousands of photos we shoot every year? iOS 13 has a new inte...

Inspirational Quotes for Photographers

Posted on August 24th, 2019

May 29, 2014 Tammy Lamoureux They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do "they" say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the subject of photography. I hope they inspire you."Photography ...

Library of Congress: Why Digital Preservation is Important

Posted on August 23rd, 2019

Our personal photos, papers, music and videos are important to us. They record the details of our lives and help define us. But increasingly our possessions and our communications are no longer material: they’re digital. Electrons. Digital files...

QTIP: Cloud Storage Options

Posted on August 22nd, 2019

Most Apple users rely on free basic iCloud service to seamlessly sync photos, contacts, documents, email, text messages, calendars, reminders, browser favorites, passwords and settings among their iOS devices, Macs and Windows 10 PCs. It’s easy to...

MacWorld: How to use Google Photos to back up your iPhone photos

Posted on August 7th, 2019

It’s easy to get free protection from losing all your photos if your phone gets lost, stolen, or broken and with Google Photos. By Dan Masaoka Macworld | Aug 7, 2019 5:00 am PDT There’s a good chance you are already backing up your photos and vi...

ZAPIER: Forget Folders -- The Best Ways to Organize Your Files with Tags and Labels

Posted on June 4th, 2019

Aja Frost / Published June 4, 2019 Trying to find old files is like trying to go back in time and read your own mind. Where would I have saved those pictures from Australia?!? you think, before spending a frustrating half hour digging through fold...

QTIP: How to Start Scanning Your Family Photos

Posted on April 23rd, 2019

Scanning all your family photos is a mission. As a digital Indy, your mission is to rescue irreplaceable family artifacts from the dumpster or shredder, and then record their digital images for future generations. For your efforts you’ll be remem...

NYTIMES: Organizing Your Unwieldy Photo Collection Is Easier Than You Think

Posted on April 11th, 2019

Here is the trick: Let your smartphone do the work. The artificial intelligence component of Google Photos automatically sorts photos based on the objects in them and then groups pictures together in the "Things" album. Accuracy, however, can va...

QTIP: What's in a Name? That which we call a file...

Posted on February 12th, 2019

Tech friends often ask, "how should I organize files?" Little wonder they ask when their files and folders are arrayed across the Desktop, Documents folder, Downloads folder, even in the Trash. No need to elaborate on the confusion this create...