Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Weighing the different backup approaches, part of Managing Your Mobile Photos.
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…Once you make the decision to move mobile back up…to the top of your to-do list, which I'm hoping…is now, I have a few things, a few different…ways for you to consider on how to do that.…Now, I'm going to go into these in more detail.…I just want to give you a bit of an overview right now.…You can plug your mobile device right into your computer,…and there are definitely some pros and cons to this.…One is that at least you have your data on a different device.…
And probably a device that doesn't travel as much as your mobile phone.…So that's definitely good, the whole hardwire right into the computer.…Another way to go is cloud storage, where you go directly…from your mobile device up to some service that's on the cloud.…And I like this also, because for one thing it…can be pretty automatic, and automatic is good with backup.…Another route to consider is where you back…up both to the cloud and to your computer.…And you can back up to your computer wirelessly also.…
And so, this gives you two different places.…
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