AUTHORS: Bamberg - ©2013
The cloud has opened up a world of image collection possibilities for both professional and casual photographers, making it simple and inexpensive to store and work with photographs online. PHOTOGRAPHY APPLICATIONS FOR CLOUD COMPUTING explores the pros and cons of storing, organizing, editing, and sharing images with the cloud so that you can make an informed decision about cloud platforms, costs, access, and security. The book takes you step-by-step through the cloud’s hardware and software infrastructure, including its components and cloud terminology, showing you how to manage a large photography collection online from any computer or mobile device. The various available cloud platforms are explored and evaluated, including Dropbox, Adobe Revel, Photo Stream in iCloud, Mozy, Amazon Cloud Drive, and more. Special attention is paid to identifying how the platforms handle Raw, TIF, and JPEG photos for optimal access and security, including the maintenance of resolution throughout the uploading, editing, and saving process. PHOTOGRAPHY APPLICATIONS FOR CLOUD COMPUTING will help you tailor the cloud to your specific needs as a photographer and will have you up and running and maximizing this expansive tool in no time.