Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video The story of Kelly and her broken iPhone, part of Managing Your Mobile Photos.
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…I want to tell you the story of Kelly Rowland.…She's a singer, she's been a judge on X Factor, she's one…of the three founding members of Destiny's Child with Beyonce and Michelle Williams.…And she uses an iPhone, and she uses an iPhone to take pictures, and…she had in her own words everything, her whole life was on her iPhone.…Now, you probably can guess where I'm going with this.…She dropped her iPhone.…It broke.…And she lost all of those memories.…
And instead of, you know, hiding this, she actually got…very public about the importance of backing up your mobile device.…And she now uses Photo Stream.…And she backs up to external hard drives.…And at least her memories going forward will be protected.…And the thing that I want to get across here is, that we don't want this to happen…for us to move backing up our mobile device, up to the top of our to do list.…Take care of it now.…So that you don't have an unfortunate incident like this.…
If you lose the iPhone or if you lose your Android device that's one thing.…
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