Mountain Chickadee, West Mountain, Valley County, Idaho

The Challenges of Pruning, Part 1


“Pruning,” in this context, is deciding which old photographs to discard and which to keep. Sometimes it’s obvious and easy; other times less so. When you have something over 200,000 photos, chewing up some three terabytes of hard drive space, almost all of birds, you have to prune. Because WC’s skills have improved over time,…