Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Making prints of your best work, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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Making prints like this might seem out of place in a title such as archiving…your digital images, but these actually started out as digital images.…All of these shots here were taken with a digital camera.…Now, the reason why we're going to talk about printing is -- well, let me tell you…a couple stories. I will tell you a couple stories, and then I think this will…make more sense to you.…The first story happened when I saw Brett Weston, a very famous…photographer, burning his prints.…He had prints like this that he was actually putting in the fire. And the…reason why he was doing that was because he wanted to leave only his best stuff…behind, and didn't want all the clutter, all the extraneous stuff that he shot…before: his failures, in his view -- his view, not necessarily mine -- to be left…behind as part of his legacy.…
And I thought, well that's interesting. And then a while later, I saw another story.…It was actually a university photography professor talking about the iPhone, and…saying that people are taking more and more of their memories, or capturing their…
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