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#1 wlchandler

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 08:30 AM

As many of you might know. i had a recent issue with storing my photo's on line. I was using Google+photo to store my photos. Although it uploads the original file with max resolution. When I save a photo from google + back to the computer, the resolution goes down the tubes. So my question is. Does anybody use an online storage service that will not only store, but also restore my images at full resolution. I would like one that doesn't cost an arm and a leg. Thanks


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Posted 10 January 2016 - 10:35 AM

Scotty I have not yet tried online storage I'm not sure who does. Hopefully someone will chime in.

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 11:05 AM

When I was android, I stored my images on Google photo. I never edited them there. I just did s test, and brought down a full res taken on my old phone.

I then edited it, and downloaded it. Sure enough, it downsized it.

So, for data storage, you can use Google photo as long as you don't edit it. There is also google drive that you can save, and I think you get 5gig. You can download an app or access it from your desktop.

I believe that the edit function is for posting on G+. And thus the reduction in resolution. I never used the online editors.

If you want photoshop like editing, free. Gimp is free, several folks on here uses it, and you can get help. I understand it's a bit to learn.

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 11:29 AM

I prefer to be in full control so I have never bothered seeking on-line backup resources.

 

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Posted 10 January 2016 - 02:15 PM

I would love to be able to help you, Scotty.  However, my experience has been that internet/cloud-based storage = mega $.  Usually cheaper just to upgrade to a bigger external hard drive.


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Posted 11 January 2016 - 08:33 PM

Dennis, even unedited photo's when download back to the computer lose resolution. Just checked it out. So I am going to use on computer editing program. And get external hard drives, and use my Archival DVD's etc. Thanks everyone


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Posted 12 January 2016 - 12:21 AM

I use several cloud thingies and have not found one that does not suffer from a slight resolution change. But when I view using one of my Retina devices does nor appear lost. Not a real problem for me...but I can understand your concern.

 

One drive.com - free

Flickr - free and told it doesn't screw with your file

DropBox - $ 9 monthly just use for storage and uploads to customers

Google - have it but not tested it

Behance - $10 monthly comes with the Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom

Zenfolio - free/$5 a month after test period is over

iCloud - $5 monthly..50GB a year

 

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Posted 12 January 2016 - 02:21 AM

Great info shipmate! :)

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Posted 12 January 2016 - 07:38 AM

I load stuff to Flickr though not strictly as a back-up and it seem ok - you get 1TB of storage free.


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Posted 12 January 2016 - 04:45 PM

Remember.... READ THE FINE PRINT!!

 

You store your images on the FREE sites and they end up getting the rights to SELL your images as STOCK! 

 

Check first!


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Posted 12 January 2016 - 07:51 PM

Thanks Art, going to store them with other methods until I can set up a website to store some there.


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Nikkor 135 mm 2.8 AI

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Nikkor AF 70-210 f/4-5.6

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Nikon 105mm 2.5 AI

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Nikkor 135 mm 3.5 AI'D

Nikkor Series E 50mm 1.8

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Posted 13 January 2016 - 06:12 PM

Flickr give you 1TB of free storage per account. You can upload and download at full resolution and keep all your EXIF data in your images.

 

You could always get a paid account with Weebly. Weebly is a web site hosting company but they give you unlimited storage with all of their paid plans. 

 

If you start out on the free plan and don't upgrade they'll offer you a huge discount on the paid plans after a few weeks. 


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 10:10 PM

If you have Amazon Prime they offer free storage for members, it looks almost identical to Microsoft One Drive which is free also.

When I send someone a large number of photos I open a One Drive account in their Email name, load the photos and send them the info and the password.



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Posted 20 April 2017 - 05:40 AM

Two internal and one external HD is my policy, and CD's. I don't trust online storage for anything in this hacking era.


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