Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Automating your backups with Dropbox, part of Managing Your Mobile Photos.
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…If you shoot with Android device, such as the Samsung…that I'm working with, I have an excellent workflow for…you that uses Dropbox and then a photo management application…such as Lightroom if you want to enhance it even more.…Now, Dropbox works on both Android devices and it works on iOS devices.…So you could use this kind of workflow for an iPhone too.…I'm going to show it to you on an Android device…right now, but iPhone users, you might want to watch it also.…
So the first step is, of course, you make sure…that you have Dropbox on your device, which we have here.…Now when you set up Dropbox on your Android phone…or your iOS device, make sure that you have Automatic Camera Uploads enabled.…That'll be an option that's presented to you when you're setting…up Dropbox, and it establishes this folder right here, Camera Uploads folder.…This is important because, what happens now when…I take a picture with the phone, that…image will automatically go into Camera Uploads and…be available on other devices that have Dropbox loaded.…
Learn how easy it is to store photos in the cloud with services such as Dropbox and iCloud and set up personal cloud storage with Pogoplug and Transporter. Next, check out storage options with online services like Flickr, Shutterfly, and Instagram, and explore how to back up photos manually with Lightroom, iPhoto, and Aperture. Finally, Derrick shows how to develop a flexible storage workflow that works best for you.
- Why backup is important
- Weighing backup approaches
- Determining the role of your mobile camera for your overall photography
- Backing up videos
- Should you back up music?
- Exploring the benefits of flash storage
- Evaluating the advantages and risks of using cloud storage
- Using Lightroom Mobile on the iPad
- Automating backups with Dropbox
- Creating a complete backup with iCloud and iPhoto
- Separating your movies and photos