Tag Images

by JL Beeken on 4-08-2012

Tagging images isn’t difficult. It’s not even that time-consuming. You just need the right software. Something that works thoroughly and efficiently in batch-mode if you want it to. … [continued]

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4New Low Price! Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 will now be sold at a new lower base price than previous versions.

Full Version:
Old Price: US $299
New Price: US $149! … [continued]

Photo Collections: IrfanView

by JL Beeken on 3-05-2012

IrfanviewAfter the post on photo collections I’m sure some of you are wondering how you can do this for free, so I’ll tell you.

I’ve found a way to make photo collections with IrfanView. Sort of. All you need is a text file of file-paths to your photos. … [continued]

Photo Collections & Photo Organizing

by JL Beeken on 3-04-2012

Since the talk of the serious organizational failings of Adobe Photoshop Elements Organizer and Libraries in Windows 7 I’m thinking about photo collections in particular and ways of doing that. And the broader view of photo organizing. … [continued]

Adobe Photoshop Elements Organizer

by JL Beeken on 3-01-2012

Adobe Photoshop ElementsThe only graphics software that I dislike more than Picasa … you didn’t know there was one, did you? … is Adobe Photoshop Elements Organizer. This one actually makes me angry because Adobe has the audacity to sell you an upgrade every year.

Adobe PSE Organizer is not a photo organizer. It’s a pre-school platform for selling you photo prints.

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WLPG: Date/Time Stamp Corruption

by JL Beeken on 1-28-2012

Windows 7Remember the WLPG GPS disaster of 2010? Well, that’s over, I guess. I don’t know. I haven’t been back.

I remember someone complaining about date/time stamp corruption in WLPG long after I recovered from the GPS/Exif damage. You know how things slide past you because you’re too busy. I thought it was probably just the latest screw-up and I was long gone, whew. … [continued]

Photo Naming Conventions

by JL Beeken on 11-15-2011

I’m looking for a new photo naming convention. I moved all my ancestor photos into folders numbered by MRIN. Then Cuz sent hundreds of new photos. Then I dismantled an old DVD project. … [continued]

Sorting Photos & Photo Annotation

by JL Beeken on 7-23-2011

I wish there was an easier way of sorting photos. But I realize some of us are organizationally-challenged and that’s half the fun. In a $5-per-truckload-second-hand-store kind of way. Sure, bring it all home if you don’t mind spending a week at the laundromat. … [continued]

Picasa Revisited, Version 3.8

by JL Beeken on 4-09-2011

PicasaI installed Picasa on my laptop to have another look. Sam was interested in having it on her new computer. I wrote her an email about some of the reasons I hate Picasa and why she shouldn’t use it. It was quickly turning into an encyclopedia and I knew her brain would fuzz over if she had to read the whole thing. … [continued]

Slideshow Using IPTC, EXIF & GPS

by JL Beeken on 3-01-2011

If you’ve been following along and getting your photos embedded with IPTC captions, keywords, locations, copyrights, etc. you will also be able to share this information by creating slideshows. … [continued]