You can switch off “copy items to the photos library” and it’ll keep the masters wherever they’re initially stored, on a network should be fine (but slow) but I’d say Lightroom will be better as it’s used to storing images in multiple places.
Regards Sam MacAmbulance Ltd. Providing Affordable Mac/PC Support and Web Development Sam Mullen +44 (0)7747778022 <tel://+447747778022> i...@macambulance.co.uk <mailto:i...@macambulance.co.uk> www.macambulance.co.uk <http://www.macambulance.co.uk/> MacAmbulance Ltd. is a registered company in England & Wales, registration number 8466597 This email is intended solely for the addressed recipients and may contain privileged or confidential information. If you have received this email in error please notify the sender and delete the email immediately. > On 12 Oct 2016, at 17:19, Toby Leighton <tobio2...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Whats iPhoto (or rather photos) like these days? > > I have lots of pictures from various cameras and phones in total disarray > going back many years and I'm getting a new laptop soon, so want to finally > sort them out. > > Ideally I'll be keeping the masters, or the whole thing on a windows shared > network folder, which I know iphoto in the past would have hated. > > Is the modern photos app any good or should I ignore it and go for something > like Lightroom? > > I don't require any cloudiness and don't want to pay a monthly fee. > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Sussex Mac User Group" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to smug+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com > <mailto:smug+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com>. > To post to this group, send email to email@example.com > <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>. > Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/smug > <https://groups.google.com/group/smug>. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout > <https://groups.google.com/d/optout>. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Sussex Mac User Group" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to smug+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send an email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/smug. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.