Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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Well, my, haven't we been through a lot together in the last few hours?…I have just a few thoughts to leave you with.…The first is that if we've piqued your curiosity about digital asset managers,…such as Aperture and Lightroom, I just want to remind you that we have lots of…training for you here at lynda.com to answer the questions that may come up as…you set up those systems.…So take a look at it. I have the Aperture 3 Training, and we have multiple…authors that do the Lightroom training.…We are here to help you, and we want to.…
I hope you've enjoyed everything that we've talked about, and I just want to…remind you that I think the core,…the essence of this is to protect your work so that you have it for generations…to come. Be able to find your work,…so that when you have that special photograph from a couple years ago that you…want to share with someone, you can get to it quickly. And create a system that…works for you; that works for your brain. Wire it up so that it matches the…wiring that you have inside.…
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