Episode 127: Workflow Wednesday: Managing Your Images, Part 1 (Before the Shoot) – Nathan, Heather, & Rich

Is your desktop or laptop cluttered with files from past and recent photo shoots, with no easy to way to find the files when you need them? Are those same images taking up space on your hard drive, slowing your computer down, and leaving you wondering where to put the images next?

Listen in to this weeks’ Workflow Wednesday episode with Nathan Holritz and Rich and Heather Smith, as they break down how you can simply and efficiently organize and archive your images from past and recent portrait sessions or events for easy access when needed, and safe backup for peace of mind.

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Nathan Holritz
Heather Smith
Rich Smith
Haylee Gaffin
Photographer’s Edit

WD hard drives
Samsung solid state hard drive
Backblaze
ChronoSync
WhatSize
Arq
ShootProof

The Smith’s folder naming scheme

Year, Month, Day, Date, Job Name, Job Type

The Smith’s folder contents

LR catalog, Originals folder, Edited folder, Temporary folder

Nathan’s folder structure

Year, Client Name, Date/Type of Shoot, Originals, Edited, LR Catalog