Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a complete backup with iCloud and iPhoto, part of Managing Your Mobile Photos.
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…If you shoot with an iOS device such as…an iPhone, I have a great automated workflow for you.…The images will be saved to iCloud using Photo Stream,…and then automatically saved to your computer using iPhoto or Aperture.…It's a very nice workflow.…Let me show you how it works.…We're going to start out to make sure that our iPhone is set up correctly.…So, I'm going to go to Settings.…And now I am going to go to iCloud, right here.…And now I'm going to go down to make sure that Photos is on.…
And it is.…So, we're set up there.…So that means when I take a picture, it will automatically be saved to iCloud.…Now, the next step is to set up iPhoto to receive the images from iCloud.…The one thing about iCloud is it holds 1,000 images.…So, PhotoStream holds 1,000 images, so you need…something that can hold more than that because…chances are very good you're going to take…more than 1,000 images with your mobile device.…So, let's go to iPhoto now.…
Here in iPhoto, we have a preference we have to set up.…So go iPhoto > Preferences > iCloud.…
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