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Professional-Grade Backup Plans

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a wonderful image management tool but it is not a backup system. If you have neglected to prepare for total system failure, then you should expect to lose everything when disaster inevitably strikes. Here is an overview of my three-tiered backup plan.

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Carbon Copy Cloner

Backing Up a Mac with Carbon Copy Cloner

I am fond of a backup utility called Carbon Copy Cloner on my Mac. This wonderful donationware utility plays a critical role in my backup plans. This tutorial explains how I use this software to protect my photographs from total destruction should one of my hard drives fail.

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Archives and Backup Copies

Archives and Backup Copies

Most digital photographers are not taking the time to properly protect their precious digital images. As a professional photographer, the idea of losing a single important image scares me, but losing everything that I have ever shot because my computer crashes horrifies me. Ask yourself, “What would I lose if my computer died right now?”

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