>>The cloud can be a helpful supplemental backup.<< Indeed. My cyber-meltdown in January left me feeling cyber-mortal; the drive containing my photos got toasted, as did one of my two TimeMachine backup drives. Now I have two TimeMachine backups plus Backblaze.
Rick On Fri, Jul 6, 2018 at 1:26 PM, Larry Colen <l...@red4est.com> wrote: > > > Steve Cottrell wrote on 7/6/18 2:18 AM: >> >> On 6/7/18, Paul Stenquist, discombobulated, unleashed: >> >>> Damn. Hope you can fix that. Another reason why I will never use >>> Lightroom. It's photoshop and old fashioned file keeping and backup for >>> this old fashioned guy. >> >> >> I have to say that I agree. >> >> I have always organised all my images and video in simple Mac file >> hierarchy. Takes a few minutes to organise them and whatnot but I have an >> inherent distrust in proprietary systems. Of course, one could argue that >> the computer system is proprietary but files within folders and folders is >> about as simple as it gets? And all backed up of course. >> > > I use lightroom, but have my files stored in a logical directory system that > makes them easy to find without lightroom, and will make it easy to switch > to another editor. > >> I certainly don't trust the cloud. Ever since the debacle back in 2007 >> when Apple brought out the first iPhone. If you recall, there was an issue >> with Apple's iCloud (not called that back then, I forget what) whereby lots >> of users' contacts suddenly went missing of their phones for a few hours! >> Not pleasant when you're a business user with hundreds of contacts nd you >> suddenly need to call one of them... > > > The cloud can be a helpful supplemental backup. > >> >> Ever since then I have always backed up my phones and tablets locally to >> the computer, never through the cloud. Sure, the chances are slim it would >> ever happen again but that one occasion lost my trust. >> > > -- > PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List > PDML@pdml.net > http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and > follow the directions. -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.