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The Photoshop® Elements 10 Book for Digital Photographers by Matt Kloskowski, Scott Kelby

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Adding Scanned Photos? Enter the Right Time & Date

Let’s say that you have a scanner and you scan in a bunch of photos and import them into the Organizer. They’re all going to show up on the date you scanned them, not the date they were taken. That’s when you’ll need to manually go in and enter the date. I know, you’re wondering how you’ll know what date the photos were taken. It could have been decades ago. Well, just getting close is a start. For example, if you see a guy wearing a tie-dyed shirt and socks pulled up to his knees, you can pretty much bet it was taken in the late ’70s (at least you hope).

Step One:

First, get the photos from your scanner (see the “Importing Photos from Your Scanner” tutorial earlier in this chapter). Select all ...

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