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Photography Applications for Cloud Computing from Cengage will help you explore the cloud's capabilities of editing and storing your photos from any computer or mobile device. The book starts with 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 then 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.
Learn to store, access, edit, and print photographs from anywhere in the world.
Explains Carbonite, Mozy, Amazon, Google, and many more.
Addresses concerns about security and access, file degradation, storage of large-format Raw files, and more.
About the Author
Matthew Bamberg, author of many digital photography books, is a Professor of Education at National University and currently teaches Beginning HDR Photography at the University of California Riverside. Bamberg's experience with cameras began in 1998, when he started shooting modern architecture with film and later shooting a variety of subjects in digital format. His catalog includes thousands of photographs from his travels in Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Argentina, Uruguay, Canada, Morocco, Russia, the Baltic states, and countries throughout Europe. Matthew is the author of more than ten books, including Beginning HDR Photography, Digital Art Photography for Dummies, 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in San Francisco, New Image Frontiers: Defining the Future of Photography, and the 101 Quick and Easy book series, which includes 101 Quick and Easy Secrets to Create Winning Photographs, 101 Quick and Easy Secrets for Using Your Digital Photographs, and 101 Quick and Easy Ideas Taken from Master Photographers of the Twentieth Century.
Table of Contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION 1. Understanding the Cloud 2. Cloud Infrastructure 3. Understanding Servers PART II: CLOUD USE TODAY 4. Services for Photographers 5. Cloud Desk-Top Hybrid 6. Cloud Platforms PART III: CLOUD CHALLENGES 7. Speed 8. Access 9. Security 10. Hackers PART IV: CLOUD ACCESS 11. WiFi Access 12. Cellular Network Access 13. Accessing Other Computers 14. Network Access 15. Creating Hotspots PART V: CLOUD CAPACITY 16. Photography File Types and Sizes 17. Comparing Storage Costs PART VI: BACKING UP IN THE CLOUD 18. Moving Files from Computer to Cloud 19. Backup Locations 20. Automatic Back-up PART VII: STORING AND ORGANIZING FILES IN THE CLOUD 21. Services for JPEG files 22. Services for Raw files PART VIII: POST PROCESSING IN THE CLOUD 23. Adobe Photoshop Express 24. Pixlr Step-by-Step 25. Picnik Step-by-Step PART IX: PRINTING IN THE CLOUD 26. Google "Cloud Print" Mobile Gmail 27. iCloud 28. Compatible Printers