Hello all!

This month’s organizing focus topic is all about Photos, how I organize them and what my process is for this year. I would also love to hear and see your photo organization.

I have two organizing systems. One for my already printed out photos, and one for my digital photos.

My already printed photos I have organized in separate bins, sorted by years or theme. There is a special photo bin that is very handy for this kind of use. My goal is to have all those photos, that I now have in boxes, to all be documented and into an album by the end of the year.
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You can dins this boxes at Michaels and here

For my digital photos, I keep them organized in separate folders on my computer by year, and those are subdivided by month and/or event. I have to admit, I have some folders to clean up and sort out.

I have a weekly process to keep me on track with my photos during the year:

Every Sunday I go through the photos from that week on my phone. I sort out those I want to keep and eliminate the ones I can throw away. I take a lot of photos and often I take more than one shot from a certain moment. So then I pick the best one(s) and the others go in the trash bin.

If there are photos that need resizing or a little touch up I will do that also.

Then, once all the photos are sorted out I will start printing them, keeping in mind which photos I want for each project. That will determine the size I am going to print out. I print out all my photos at home. I put them in little envelopes so when I go and work on a certain project, I have the photos ready to go.

In addition to all this sorting out I also make sure to backup all my photos every month.

I once lost many photos because I did not keep multiple current backups and I am still sad about that. So to prevent that, I now make sure to have a backup in two places.

Now tell me how do you organize your photos?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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