Keeping Track

June 11, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Data: numbers, words, pictures, who knows what kinds of information can be digitized and stored?

I'm aware that my diagnosis and treatment has been recorded with a plethora of data. All to be tracked in my medical history. And of course, billed for payment. 

Yesterday, I did find energy to record some data, words to add to images that I have created recently. I use several photo-processing programs but have used Adobe's Lightroom program since it first was introduced. The Lightroom catalog notes that I have 113,296 images accessible on my desktop computer that are stored on several internal and external drives. And all the images haves lots of date attached to them, including the camera used, the date, the lens used, the settings of the shutter and f/stop, the iso (film speed in the old vernacular). Plus I have added words that will help me find common subjects or places or other identification. 

So, the data reveals that I have 331 images of Siloam Double Classic daylily. This is probably not the best of all of those photos, just the last one captured yesterday. It's obvious that I don't need that many pictures of this one flower.

Years ago, a friend asked, what are you going to do with all of these pictures that you have in shoe boxes and slide trays?

Indeed. If only knew how extensive it has become. I still don't know what I am going to do with all of these.


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