O'Reilly logo

The Photoshop® Elements 10 Book for Digital Photographers by Matt Kloskowski, Scott Kelby

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Using Smart Albums for Automatic Organization

As we saw in the previous tutorial, albums are the way to go, right? They’re such an easy way to get to your best photos. But let’s say you find yourself always searching for photos of three people together in one shot (maybe your nieces). You could tag each photo separately and then create an album of those photos, so you could get to them quickly. However, what happens when you add more photos to your photo library with your nieces together? You’d have to manually tag them and then add them to the album to keep it up to date. Or, you could use this handy little feature in Elements called Smart Albums to do it automatically.

Step One:

Here’s a good scenario: I’ve got some photos of three girls separately ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required