Pipeline to Organize Pictures

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Collect

Move pictures from all over the place into one working directory. Be careful not to override pictures with the same name! E.g., use ` mv –backup=numbered some_dir/* working_directory + mv –backup=numbered` creates hidden backup files that might be ignored by follow-up programs. ‘unhide’ those files, e.g. using Dr.Rename’s build-in ‘unhide-rename-strategy’.

Check files for duplicates

Rename pictures by meta date

Sort By Date

Start to sort by date. Move to folders named by date, e.g. 2015-05. Again be careful to not override when moving.

Example

mv --backup=numbered 201505*jpg ../2015-05/

Moves all files from the current working directory to the ‘pre-sort’ directory.

..work in progress..

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