Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Evaluating the risks of cloud storage, part of Managing Your Mobile Photos.
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…Cloud services, as wonderful as they are, are not perfect.…And there are some disadvantages.…Let's take a quick look at some of them right now.…There's the ongoing expenditure.…Now, many services allow free access for a…certain amount of storage, which, if you're not using…a lot of photos, if you're not, you know, backing a lot of stuff up, might do you.…But for heavy users, at some point they're going to…run into some costs, so that is a consideration.…
Poor bandwidth can get you.…Cloud services are wonderful as long as you can get to them.…But, if your bandwidth get stymied then that can be a problem.…More vulnerable to hacking, yes.…Because, you know, they're out there.…And there are black cats who love to…break into these services and get account information.…And I don't think any of us like that.…And the service can be discontinued.…It can go away.…So let's take a closer look at some of these disadvantages.…The dollar amount, generally speaking, when you sign up for…a Cloud service, you can do so for free initially.…
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