Ever since I was a little girl I have loved taking pictures. I have taken pictures with all different kinds of cameras and all over the place.
I’m also really disorganized. This has led to a big messy pile of printed pictures in my closet, and now, with digital images… you guessed it, a big messy pile of image files on my computer. I have at various times tried to organize them more effectively, but none of my organizational schemes really stuck. Then I met Adobe Bridge and everything changed.
If you are still struggling with how to manage the avalanche of images in your life, you need to check out Tim Grey’s new course Bridge CS6 for Photographers. Even if you’d just like to pick up some tips for how to improve your workflow, you’ll get a lot out of this course, including how to best manage, sort, organize, and share your photos.
In this free lesson, Tim demonstrates how to use collections to group sets of images together on your computer. A collection is basically a saved search, or a virtual folder, that allows you to quickly find and view groups of images based on whatever criteria you’d like. Take a look, I think you’ll find it useful: