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The Apple Photos Book for Photographers, 2nd Edition by Derrick Story

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4

Organizing Your Images

When you first look at your Photos library, most of the housekeeping appears to be handled by the app. That’s on purpose. The idea is to let you focus on taking pictures and let the software keep track of them. The problem is, if you don’t probe deeper, that one man’s tidy garage is another man’s black hole. Organization is a personal journey.

I remember when a friend came to my apartment when I was going through a rough patch with work and had more time on my hands than I normally would. I had spent a lot of that time cleaning and organizing my place.

When he walked in the door, his eyes surveyed my one-bedroom home. After a few moments, he said, “Man, this place is really clean. I mean scary clean.” He was visibly uncomfortable ...

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