CLOUD COMPUTINGA PHOTOGRAPHERS NEW BEST FRIEND1Sunday, 2 June, 13
What is CloudComputingCloud computing is amodel for enablingconvenient, on-demandnetwork access to a sharedpool of configur...
3Sunday, 2 June, 13
Simply put...It’s anytime, anywhere computing—without the user ever having to knowmuch about the technology.“The Cloud” is...
So what does this haveto do withphotography?5Sunday, 2 June, 13
Using Cloud Storage for Photography• Backup all your images online. You will have access toyour files from any computer or ...
Public/Community Web-Based Cloud Storage• Upload your files to the cloud via your browser or othersoftware• All your files a...
PRO’S:•	By far the largest and most social ofall online photo-sharing sites. Manyprofessional photographers have aFlickr a...
PRO’S:•	Spruce up your photos with coloureffects, filters, and basic editing tools•	Add your own custom watermarks(Pro only...
Public/Community Web-Based Cloud StoragePicasa Web Albums lets you postphotos to the Web directly from Picasa onWindows or...
Cloud Storage Limitations1.Cloud storage requires good upload bandwidth to back upyour large image files files.2.Restoring y...
Cloud Storage Limitations (continued...)5.Some cloud storage providers limit the maximum size offiles you can upload to the...
13Thank you!trent.haus@gmail.comSunday, 2 June, 13
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Cloud Computing Presentation - Kenosee Retreat 2013

  1. 1. CLOUD COMPUTINGA PHOTOGRAPHERS NEW BEST FRIEND1Sunday, 2 June, 13
  2. 2. What is CloudComputingCloud computing is amodel for enablingconvenient, on-demandnetwork access to a sharedpool of configurablecomputing resources thatcan be rapidly provisionedand released with minimalmanagement effort orservice providerinteraction.2Sunday, 2 June, 13
  3. 3. 3Sunday, 2 June, 13
  4. 4. Simply put...It’s anytime, anywhere computing—without the user ever having to knowmuch about the technology.“The Cloud” is another term for theinternet. It’s primary purpose is tostore your data and make it accessiblefrom anywhere.Prime examples of cloud servicewould be Facebook, YouTube,Google+, and Myspace.4Sunday, 2 June, 13
  5. 5. So what does this haveto do withphotography?5Sunday, 2 June, 13
  6. 6. Using Cloud Storage for Photography• Backup all your images online. You will have access toyour files from any computer or mobile device withinternet connectivity.• Easily share your photos with friends, family, orclients.Your data can now be available anywhere you can connect tothe internet. This means you can:6Sunday, 2 June, 13
  7. 7. Public/Community Web-Based Cloud Storage• Upload your files to the cloud via your browser or othersoftware• All your files are accessible through your browser.• You can buy unlimited space and upload as many photographsand videos as you want.• Important to review the service carefully. There may becertain limitations that make it unpractical backup purposes.7Sunday, 2 June, 13
  8. 8. PRO’S:• By far the largest and most social ofall online photo-sharing sites. Manyprofessional photographers have aFlickr account to create awarenessof their work as well as generatefeedback.• Huge online network ofprofessionals, amateurs, andeveryone else who has a camera(which is now anyone with a phone).• Flickr makes tagging and sharingyour photos quite easy.• Displays image metadata.CON’S:• No desktop application• No watermarking option• Duplicate photographs in yourphotostream if you upload photosto different setsFree:• 1 Terabyte of photo and video storage• Upload photos of up to 200MB per photo• Upload 1080p HD videos of up to 1GB each• Video playback of up to 3 minutes each• Upload and download in full original quality• Unlimited monthly bandwidthPro Account:• $24.95 per year• All the benefits of a free account• No ads in your browsing experiencePublic/Community Web-Based Cloud Storage8Sunday, 2 June, 13
  9. 9. PRO’S:• Spruce up your photos with coloureffects, filters, and basic editing tools• Add your own custom watermarks(Pro only)• Offers the potential to earn cash ifyou want to sell your photos onprints, mouse pads, coasters,T-shirts, or other items (Pro only)• Set up your own custom domain foryour albums.CON’S:• More expensive than competitors• Interface is not as intuitive ascompetitors services• No free accountBasic Account:• Starting at $40/year• Unlimited photos• Safe backup• Privacy & security controls• Stunning themes• Beautiful prints & gifts• 365 days/year supportPro Account:• Starting at $150/year• All the benefits of a basic account• Sell your photos• Set your own pricesPublic/Community Web-Based Cloud Storage9Sunday, 2 June, 13
  10. 10. Public/Community Web-Based Cloud StoragePicasa Web Albums lets you postphotos to the Web directly from Picasa onWindows or iPhoto on Macs.Free and paid accounts starting at $4.99/mthhttp://www.picasaweb.google.comZenfolio is a user friendly photographyhosting site for professional photographersto create and organize online photo gallerieseasily.Starting at $25/yearhttp://www.zenfolio.com/Photo.net is a popular photo communitywhere you can showcase your portfolio to awide range of audiences.Starting at $25/yearhttp://photo.net/1x.com is another popular place forphotographers and photo enthusiasts.Free and paid accountshttp://www.1x.comCoroflot is another good place forphotographers to showcase creative worksfor free.Freehttp://www.coroflot.com/Snapixel is probably one of the best photosharing site for free members, as it offers5GB storage for them.Freehttp://www.snapixel.com/Viewbook is a beautiful site where youwill love to create a portfolio for yourphotographs.Starting at $4/mthhttp://www.viewbook.com/On Carbonmade, hundreds ofphotographers and artists prefer toshowcase their works for its large audience,unique design and easy-to-use features.Free and paid accounts starting at $12/mthhttp://carbonmade.com/Ipernity is an awesome and free photosharing site.Freehttp://www.ipernity.com/Red Bubble is a creative community andmarketplace for the creative minds, includingphotographers.Freehttp://www.redbubble.com/Krop offers an industry standard portfoliohosting for your photographs.Free and paid accounts starting at $9.99/mthhttp://www.krop.com/Pixdaus is a popular photo bookmarkingsite for photographers and photoenthusiasts.Freehttp://pixdaus.com/PhomboA creative photography community. Uploadyour photos, make your portfolio and sharethem with the world.Freehttp://www.phombo.com/Phanfare is a useful photo hosting/portfolio site for photographers to displayphotos online.Starting at $29/yearhttp://www.phanfare.com/home.aspx10Sunday, 2 June, 13
  11. 11. Cloud Storage Limitations1.Cloud storage requires good upload bandwidth to back upyour large image files files.2.Restoring your files from cloud storage will also requiregood download bandwidth if you want to do it quick.3.Although there is a very low risk of data loss on the cloud, Ihighly recommend against using it as primary backup.4.Cloud storage is typically much more expensive than localstorage for large amounts of data. If your photo library isover 500 GB, it will probably be cheaper to keep it offsitelocally.Before you get all excited, there are somethings you need toknow:11Sunday, 2 June, 13
  12. 12. Cloud Storage Limitations (continued...)5.Some cloud storage providers limit the maximum size offiles you can upload to their system. For example, Flickrlimits image sizes to 20 MB for Pro accounts.6.Access to files is sometimes restricted to a certain webpage. If you use public/community cloud storage, you canonly access your files through their website. Because ofthis, you will probably see ads and the company and canchange photo presentation format and layout any time theywant.12Sunday, 2 June, 13
  13. 13. 13Thank you!trent.haus@gmail.comSunday, 2 June, 13

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