Naming your files

As mentioned in my previous article on image storage guidelines, each file in your collections of images should have a unique filename. It’s time to talk about that some more: You generally should NOT leave files with just their original camera-generated names. The standard “DCF” (Digital Camera Format) names have …

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Guidelines for image storage

Today when the master copies of our images are usually digital (even slide workers often put a lot of work into digitising their transparencies) it’s easier to store and organise thousands of files than it was to do the same with physical prints/negatives/transparencies. But it’s also easier to lose everything …

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