Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing pictures into iPhoto via USB, part of Managing Your Mobile Photos.
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…There are a couple different ways to use iPhoto for our mobile phone backup.…One of them is to use the USB cable that comes…with the phone, and that's what we're going to do right now.…I've created a brand new iPhoto library that will be dedicated…to my mobile backups, and this is handy because you can…have multiple libraries in iPhoto, so if you want to have one…library just for your mobile phone, that's easy enough to do.…You just go up to File, you go to Switch…the Library, and then you can create a new library.…
Now I have it located in My Pictures folder inside a folder for mobile backups.…That's right.…So that makes it easy to backup my computer.…I know exactly where the mobile photos are, right there in My Pictures folder.…Okay, so let's see how that works.…I'm going to go ahead and plug in the iPhone right now.…Now it may launch iTunes automatically because…they are used to talking to each other.…I'll just go ahead and get rid of that.…We don't need that right now.…And here's my iPhone, and here are the photos on it.…
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