Take Advantage of Software Intelligence

The system I describe in this book is designed to give you the most control over your organized photos, enabling you to easily locate particular images whenever you need them.

Sometimes, though, even this minimal system of tagging and rating photos is too much. The simple truth is that most people don’t organize their photo libraries beyond perhaps making an album or two.

And that’s okay.

Even I fall into this camp at times, not always properly tagging my photos after I import them due to lack of time or energy. (However, as I describe in Apply Metadata at Import, I do take advantage of import settings that perform a lot of the work for me.)

Clearly, I’m not alone, because the biggest push in photo organization ...

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