Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Looking at iCloud for photo backup, part of Managing Your Mobile Photos.
…I'd like to give you a demonstration of what I mean by automated backup.…In this case, we're going to use iCloud, which is part of Apple's online service.…So if you have an iOS device, you have access to iCloud.…And as part of iCloud, there's Photo Stream.…So let me show you how this works here.…We're going to do a live demo.…So I'm first I'm going to go to Settings.…And I'm going to make sure that iCloud and Photo Stream is turned on.…So, go down here.…
Go to iCloud.…And there it is right there.…Photos on.…Okay.…So, it's all set up.…And I'm going to talk in more detail about these workflows in upcoming movies.…Right now I want to give you an overview of how this automated backup works.…Go back to the main screen.…What I'm going to do is I'm going to take a photo right now, and show…you how it goes up the Photo Stream and even goes on to my Mac itself.…Yep, that's right, it's pretty, pretty nifty stuff.…
So I'm going to turn on the camera.…There we go, and I just have a camera lined up here on the tripod.…And we're just going to take a little shot of the camera itself.…
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