How to Name and Date Folders

The following folder and file system works quite well and will keep your images in the order that they were shot. Years later you will be able to locate any photo you shot. Modify the following to suit your own needs.

Under the first folder, C:Photos, create a subfolder called “Originals.” Now you have your first subfolder: C:PhotosOriginals.

Next, when you download new originals, store them in subfolders under the Originals subfolder. Generally, it is most convenient to give each folder a YYM-MDD date-type name, such as 080712.

Your first folder that you download pictures to is now: C:PhotosOriginals80712.

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