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Posted Date: 8/2011
Running Time: 3:14
Transcript (9k PDF)

Since digital photography is instantaneous, we take and collect an enormous amount of photos. But as our personal collections grow, it becomes more and more difficult to find specific photos. If your digital photos are difficult for you to manage, how will your loved ones be able to make sense of them in the future?

This video explains how you can add descriptions and tags to your digital photo files to make it easier to organize and search your collection.