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I created individual folders to house the content for each society and created sub-folders inside these for each event. I would share these folders with the society/societies involved, and they would use this content for promotion, and sharing on their social media channels. This allowed me to keep everything organised and easy to find. At the end of each year, I would create a new folder to contain all the events that year, and ensure I could easily find them in the next year.
To be honest I find Dropbox to be absolutely useless for organising photos. OK on a desktop you can get a gallery like view . But how many photos would that be and how can you find a particular photo based upon tags? Search will only search on filenames. So if you have tagged your photos with locations or names of the people in them you cannot search based on those fields.
It is a big problem that Photos view seems to display all photos in the entire Dropbox.
You cannot focus down by selecting folders, so in Emmet's example where he might want to navigate to a folder showing a single year's photos this is not possible.
You can only select individual folders in the files view. And there you just have the option of viewing by name or by modified. So if you want to see photos in taken date order that is not possible.
How useless is that?
Dear Emma, I am not able to see the display of my files and folder in the Dropbox, despite I successfully logged in. But I can see the files in my other devices. I am currently using MacBook Pro. Regards
Hey @Rabin Bogati - thanks for joining the discussion here and sorry to hear you're having issues with this.
Could you please send us a screenshot of what's troubling you so that we can have a visual too?
I too, and a retire photographer. I think I use Dropbox to organize my photos in a similar manner to you. But, you seem to be able to find photos faster than I can. I can get to an event pretty fast by knowing the name or a part of it. But I have to look through the photos to get to a specific photo if I do not know the photo ID. If you can tell me how you do that, I would greatly appreciate it. Can searches be done by date, keywords, etc. I look forward to hearing from you.
Hi @Perry P.2, thanks for messaging the Community!
You can use the Photos page on the Dropbox site to view all images on your account.
If you need any more details, feel free to message back!
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