One. Before You Take Photos

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It’s a Brand New Day

You’re about to clean up your photo-taking act with seven steps that will set you on the path to photo organization. (This chapter covers steps 1 through 3; Chapters 2 through 4 cover the remaining steps.)

If you bought this book while you were getting a new digital camera, great! If you already have a digital camera and you’ve been shooting for a while without doing much photo organizing, now is the time to start. When it comes to adopting good habits, better late than never!

Either way, before you take another photo, you’ll perform three tasks:

1. Set your camera’s internal clock.

2. Set your ...

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