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Cathi NelsonCathi Nelson
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A. Pratt
4/17/2019 at 4:24:03 AM GMT
Many of my clients end up maintaining their own photo archives with Lightroom Classic. I curate and organize everything for them, give them some coaching, and hand them off. I know some people thing Lightroom is too difficult to use or too expensive, but I don’t agree. Adobe has sold millions and millions of licenses of Lightroom and it’s only $10/month. Bridge is another good option because it’s free, cross-platform, and supports industry standards. One of the downsides, as you mention, is that there’s no facial recognition. It is possible to just assign keywords manually which is what I did for ~15 years before facial recognition was readily available. A third option is YOU. Have you considered offering maintenance plans where you regularly gather, cull, organize, and integrate new photos into the client’s collection and sync them to a cloud services so they can enjoy their photos anywhere?

J. Gallen
4/17/2019 at 4:33:33 AM GMT
Yes, in reply to your final suggestion and that is looking promising. It’s those “in the middle” ones I’m concerned about.