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Workflow (yes, again)


Toronto, CA
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tut Registered since 02nd Oct 2002
Thu 20-Mar-03 08:10 PM

I have just re-read this post and it is long and convoluted...I apologize. It is more difficult to write it than actually do.

I use iView to organize my images (similar to ACDsee).

I have put all of my original images into a series of folders within a folder called "originals".
This series of folders, within "originals", holds images based on the type of content...the folders have names like "people", "places", "things", "family" etc.

When I want to make adjustments to the original, then use "save as", I am leaving my original untouched...but I now have a second copy of the same image (with changes). The question is how to maintain a sensible workflow, that doesn't result in many different versions of the same image.

I think a good way to deal with this is to create a folder called "altered". Within this folder keep a series of folders with exactly the same names as the ones in the "originals" folder. Then put the copy into the folder with the same name.

Is this a good way to do it? Is there a better way to do it? How are others doing it?

Thanks for sticking through to the end of this posting.