Managing image files

Bob W pdml at
Mon Jul 12 13:02:09 EDT 2010

try Lightroom

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> From: pdml-bounces at [mailto:pdml-bounces at] On Behalf Of
> Eric Weir
> Sent: 12 July 2010 16:41
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> Subject: Managing image files
> I took my "new" *ist D to a community kitchen event yesterday and got
> my first set of serious images, i.e., when I wasn't just fooling around
> to see how the thing works. Judging from the images as displayed on the
> camera's LCD there may be a couple good ones among them.
> I'd appreciate any advice folks here might have on what I gather is
> called "work flow." My limited experience managing film images on a
> computer has not generated a comfortable way of working. I have a
> MacBook, and I can definitely say I'm not real comfortable with iPhoto.
> At this point I find it very confusing. I'd like to have a way of
> sorting through images, naming them where appropriate, and categorizing
> and filing them before I turn them over to iPhoto or its ilk.
> I recently encountered something called Photo Mechanic that looks like
> it would enable me to do what I want. I'm tempted to just go ahead and
> buy it, but I thought [1] I'd check it out here first. Anyone have any
> experience with. Anything else more or less in the same price range
> that you'd recommend? [2] Also whether what I want to do, as crudely as
> I've described it, makes sense.
> In addition to iPhoto I have Photoshop elements, though at this point
> I'm not eager to get into editing. Too early in the learning curve.
> Thanks,
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> Eric Weir
> Decatur, GA  USA
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