Nothing can suck the creative life out of a person faster than a confusing workflow and the complication of a backup strategy. Start 2017 off with a resolution to improve your Image Workflow!
One of the often-asked questions is about handling backups, spare hard drives, compiling our work and making sure we don’t delete/lose anything. So part one of A Photographer’s Worflow, we will look at options for backing up and preserving our images.
- Why I didn’t cry when my hard drive failed
- Where I spend money, and where I don’t.
- Why, how, and where to backup your Lightroom catalog files
- What hardware I use for backups, and why.
- Offsite backup, On-site backup and “Working Files”
DON’T lose all your work due to a poor backup plan and failed hard drive — or accidental deletions! We will walk through a full 3-point backup strategy that you can automate.
DON’T spend hours trying to sort, file, refile, and find images for uploading to all your favorite sites.
The class will last about 2-hours. Those who attend in person will also receive class notes via email.
Products Discussed In Class:
- Photography gear on Amazon.com
- Belkin High-Quality USB Cables
- Storage Options
- External USB Hard Drives – Amazon search for top 5 brands, priced below $150, average customer review 4-stars or higher
- Travel Hard Drives – Amazon search for top 5 brands, priced below $100, average customer review 4-Stars or above
- Drobo External Enclosure – Network Attached (Slower but convenient for laptop users)
- Drobo External Enclosure – USB Type-C Attached (Faster)
- Harde Drives for Drobo – Western Digital “Black” Pro series Drives, under $100
- Card Readers
- Printing Services
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