Developing a backup strategy


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Developing a backup strategy

Well, you don't want to do all of this great work in Aperture and then just have it at risk, leave it out there for some hard drive failure to take it all away from you. So, you want to have an archiving strategy. I'm going to talk a little bit about that, and then I'm going to show you one of the built-in tools that Aperture has for archiving your work. So, Aperture has this thing called the Vault, and it's right down here, clicking on this little icon here. We don't have Vaults set up yet, but we are going to remedy that very soon.

Basically, what the Vault is is incremental backup. In other words, you set it up the first time, and it captures all the metadata, your keywords, your captions. It captures your image edits. If you're running a managed library, close library, like we are here, then they will back up your Masters too. You back them up to a connected hard drive. So, you plug the hard drive into your computer, you run the Vault, and it backs up all of your w...

Developing a backup strategy
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Developing a backup strategy provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Aperture 3 Essential Training (2012)

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