Or­gan­ise your im­age li­brary with help from the Pho­tos app

Your guide Ian Even­den says… “It’s easy to sort a large col­lec­tion of images us­ing Win­dows 10’s built-in Pho­tos app”

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With mod­ern dig­i­tal cam­eras, it’s easy to take a lot of pho­tos. It’s not like you’re wast­ing film, af­ter all, and with mem­ory cards of up to 128GB eas­ily avail­able and re­us­able, you can come back from hol­i­day with a bulging col­lec­tion of images that will need or­gan­is­ing and sort­ing through. That’s where or­gan­is­ing soft­ware comes in. Be­ing able to ar­range your images, even if it’s just by date, into a co­her­ent col­lec­tion is im­por­tant if you want to be able to find your pho­tos as your col­lec­tion grows.

Apps are avail­able to help you, one of the best be­ing Adobe’s Pho­to­shop El­e­ments, which bun­dles an im­age edit­ing pro­gram with a stand­alone Or­ga­nizer that takes a lot of the ef­fort out of or­gan­i­sa­tion, in­clud­ing GPS tag­ging and face recog­ni­tion. The Pho­tos app in Win­dows may be less so­phis­ti­cated, but it can still make your pho­tos easy to nav­i­gate.

Col­lec­tion Al­bums This brings up the Al­bums view, from where you can make new Al­bums and view those the app has cre­ated for you. Click here to see every photo in the fold­ers on your PC that you’ve told Pho­tos it can look in, in date or­der. Da te The date each of the fol­low­ing images was taken on. Use it to scroll a col­lec­tion, stop­ping by dates of in­ter­est on the way. Fold­ers The fold­ers you’ve given the app ac­cess to, in al­pha­bet­i­cal or­der. You can drill down the folder struc­ture from here.

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