Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Backing up to your local area network, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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What I have open here on the screen is a new kind of hard drive. It is a…network connected hard drive.…In other words, it's not plugged directly into my computer the way these hard…drives are that we have been looking at earlier.…Now, the advantage of a network drive is that multiple computers on the network…can access it, so they can read the data and they can write data to it, and this…gives much more flexibility, as you can imagine.…Now, I'm using an Iomega drive, right here on the Local Area Network. It is a…StorCenter ix2, and one of the things that I like about this for Local Area…Network is that it comes with software for both Mac and Windows. You can see the…Storage Manager software here in the background showing that I'm connected. And…then up here you have some controls also. You can browse for the devices when…the software sees one that's on the network, you can manage it, you can browse…it; if you haven't already, you can connect to it, and you can set the password.…
So you have some great administrative controls here that are very easy to use. I…
The course concludes with a look at aspects of a good backup and archival strategy, ranging from the best file format for long-term backup to the best hardware options for offline storage.
- Removing pictures from a card
- Transferring photos to a Windows or Mac computer
- Transferring images with Lightoom, Aperture or iPhoto
- Assigning ratings to photos and flagging favorites
- Filtering photos
- Choosing file formats
- Backing up to the cloud
- Working with multiple hard drives
- Recovering from backups