My uncle, who has terminal brain cancer, has asked me to take control of his photographic assets. He has been a serious nature photographer for many years and his photography is professional quality. He shot slides for years before going digital. I'm wondering if anyone on the forum has experience managing another photographer's estate in this way. It would be helpful to hear about other peoples' experiences - if there are lessons learned during the process, things I should avoid, etc.
It seems likely that I'll have a lot of leeway in how I approach this. Unfortunately, my uncle isn't able to specify his exact wishes. I expect the only person I'll have to answer to is his estate attorney.
There are a lot of complicating factors related to digital photography in someone's estate, especially when the photographer can't help with technicalities like passwords or whether his digital files are located on an external drive or stored on the cloud. I can't imagine anyone storing all their raw files on the cloud, it just doesn't make sense to me, but maybe that's how he did it.