I was playing with tar to split archives but the package does not allow this natively; instead, you need to pipe the output through the split command. To save extra steps, and complexity, I used 7zip through the command line interface.
7z -v50m a ~/Zip/archive.7z ~/pictures/2022/
The above command will create archive sizes of 50 mb and name them:
Options for -v include:
Now that I have created the split archives, it's time to extract the archive.
Done. It's as easy as that. I will be using these split archives to split larger folder pictures to store in an archive format online, instead of saving hundreds of individual photos.