Organizing Photographs

With more than 10,000 images in my archive, I thought I’d share how I categorize them–very simply, really.

Family/old photographs
People
Plants/flowers
Landscapes
Machines (anything mechanical from vintage phones to typewriters)
Modern homes (my clients’ newly built/remodeled homes)
Art/Architecture
Signage (for Book of Signs–The Twentieth Century)
Vehicles
Animals

About the author

Matthew Bamberg

Matthew Bamberg has provided photographs and written articles for various Southern California newspapers and magazines, including The Desert Sun and The Press-Enterprise. More recently, Matt has been teaching at UC Riverside while also authoring several books like the Quick and Easy Secrets book series (Cengage), Killer Photos with Your iPhone (with Kris Krug and Greg Ketchum, Cengage), the 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in San Francisco (Cengage) and Digital Art Photography For Dummies (Wiley).

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