It can’t be denied that almost anyone is taking picture of almost any time of the day. People want to be updated always and so take pictures of their meals, their tasks or their selfies. This is because high-quality cameras are now integrated to the latest smartphones and makes it readily available for everyone. When more and more pictures are taken, a new problem will now arise and that is how to manage all these videos and files. Here are some tips on how to manage your digital photos and videos.
Take a picture
You should take pictures not because you have the notion to select the best picture later on. You should not take pictures also just for the sake of taking a picture. When taking a picture, you know already that it is a good picture. You capture it because you know you will decide to keep it later. If you don’t control the way you capture, you will end up with so many picture files to the point that you can no longer identity the ones that you like and how to organize these picture files.
Get the files off your phone
Your digital camera and smartphone have to be free from all the files so once your trip or you endeavor is done, take time to remove the picture or video files. By removing the files from your smartphone or your camera, you are freeing up memory. When your smartphone and camera are not full, it is ready to take new set of photos and videos again. Aside from that you will no longer experience hang-ups and slow performance from your smartphone. It is easier to manage your files also in the computer than in your smartphone.
Organize your pictures according to the date
The reason why you need to get your files from your phone is for easier organization. The easiest way to organize your files is by using the time/ date for organizing. You drop your picture files according to day, month and year folders. Inside the day folders, you can even specify specific events in the day for easier tracking. By storing your pictures by folder, you can easily track your pictures by the time you need it.
Always have a backup to your files
When you store your picture files in your computer, it is but right to store a back-up of these files. Once they are in your computer, they are vulnerable to virus attacks. This is usually the reason why there are people who don’t transfer their files to the computer. The solution to this problem is to backup your files regularly.
Taking pictures and videos is already a part of our everyday life. By taking pictures and videos, we are able to capture our life’s greatest moments. If you got too many pictures and videos however, it may create a problem especially in organizing your files. You can follow the tips listed above so that you can one day look back at the best moments in your life.