>>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.
>>
>
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