Photography Applications for Cloud Computing, 1st Edition

  • Matthew Bamberg
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  • ISBN-10: 1305380754
  • ISBN-13: 9781305380752
  • DDC: 004.6782
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 239 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Cloud Features Today.
2: Understanding the Cloud.
3: Cloud Infrastructure.
4: Servers.
5: Cloud Use Today.
6: Services for Photographers.
7: Hackers, Security, and Photo Theft.
8: File Types Defined.
9: Cloud Access.
10: Wifi Access and Cellular Network Access.
11: Accessing Other Computers.
12: The Dropbox Experience.
13: Using Dropbox on a Computer.
14: File Storage.
15: Using Dropbox on a Cellular Device.
16: Adobe Revel.
17: Photo Stream in iCloud.
18: Comparing Storage Costs.
19: Backing up in the Cloud.
20: Moving Files from Computer to Cloud.
21: Automatic Backup—Carbonite.
22: Automatic Backup—Mozy.
23: Storing and Organizing Files in the Cloud.
24: Sharing and Storage—Picasa Web Albums.
25: Sharing and Storage—Flickr.
26: Storage Only—Amazon Cloud Drive.
27: Postprocessing in the Cloud.
28: About Postprocessing Online.
29: Pixlr Step-by-step.
30: Adobe Photoshop Express.
31: Adobe Revel Online Photo Editor.
32: Printing in the Cloud.
33: Outsource Cloud Photography Printing.
34: Compatible Printers.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Matthew Bamberg

Matthew Bamberg began his career in the arts as a graduate student at San Francisco State University in 1992. He completed his Master’s in Creative Arts in 1997. His catalog of photographs consists of thousands of images from his travels in Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Argentina, Uruguay, Canada, Morocco, Russia, the Baltic states and countries throughout Europe. In 1999, Bamberg began photographing mid-century architecture and signage. His prints began selling locally and, later, all over Southern California. In 2005, Bamberg’s book Digital Art Photography for Dummies was published. In 2008 Bamberg authored many books for Thomson Learning. His book The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in San Francisco, published in 2008, is still popular today. In 2009, his three books from the series 101 Quick and Easy Photography Secrets were published. In 2010, Bamberg authored New Image Frontiers—Defining the Future of Photography. In 2011, he authored Beginning HDR Photography and Photography Applications for Cloud Computing.