Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Determining if photo services are viable storage options, part of Managing Your Mobile Photos.
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…There are many photo sharing services out there.…Or services where photos are part of the sharing process.…And, I like some of these sites, and use some of them.…I'm looking at 500px right now, that has very high quality.…Facebook, which so many people use.…And a lot of people actually store a lot of their photography…on Facebook, and that makes it easy to share with friends and family.…There are services designed especially for, you know,…mobile and computer sharing of photos, Adobe, Revel.…
For creative professionals, there's Behance.…That's very popular in the graphic designer community.…So, there's a lot of interesting stuff out there.…And some of it we're not covering in detail, in…this chapter or even in this title, for a reason.…Because what we're trying to do here, what our focus is, is finding a way…to back up the photos that you capture with your mobile devices.…So that you have them in the future and make it as automated as…possible because the minute we get into, you know, manual work…arounds, then the odds of us having 100% backup, that goes down.…
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