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The Digital Shoebox: How to Organize, Find, and Share Your Photos by Sarah Bay Williams

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Five. Downloading Photos to Your Computer

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Good Old Drag and Drop

The most basic way to get photos from your camera to your computer doesn’t use an application and is completely guided by you. This chapter teaches you how to disable applications that automatically import your photos for you and put those photo files into elaborate and obtuse filing systems. Such systems make photo files hard to find, and they’re hard to undo—thus making you addicted to their wares. Let The Digital Shoebox be your Betty Ford Center. We’ll get through this together!

After you’ve learned to avoid the auto-opening of imaging applications, this chapter will also show ...

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