In yesterday’s post, Backups and Archiving for Photographers (Part 1), I talked about how I make multiple backups of my data on a daily (and sometimes hourly) basis. A large part of my daily backups include cloud backups, which give me multiple copies of every file in several locations. This means that in the event of a catastrophe, my data will be protected. As prices for cloud storage go down, this gets easier and cheaper to do.
One of the biggest challenges as a professional photographer these days is managing all of my digital assets … in other words, my photographs. I shoot thousands of frames each year, particularly now that I’m shooting a combination of 35mm and medium format. The amount of hard drive space that I need gets larger every year. Since 2010 I have seen my space requirements increase by at least 50% over each previous year. But having enough space to store all […]