do your photo files have dates in them? They probably should so you can easily track them and know when they were taken even if they are not in their original folder.
But… the big questions is how do you put the date in the file name? Apparently there are a lot of wrong ways and one right way.
The matter of dating files is not exclusive to photography and since it has such a broad scope there is a standard way of doing it. It is called ISO 8601 (now, don’t get me wrong, you can name your files however you want, I am just saying that this is a standardized, common, clever way of doing it). [Read more…]