SFW Perspectives

Best Practices: Protecting, Storing and Archiving Your Digital Images

with Michael Clark

March 19, 2022

Saturday; 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Mountain Time)

  • Tuition $260.00

Online registration for this program has closed. To check availability or if you would like further information, please call 505-983-1400 ext. 111.

Course Description

If you have ever lost digital images due to a hard drive crash, image corruption, theft, or fire, you know how important a robust, well thought out digital storage and backup system is in this age of digital photography. Backing up and archiving digital images can be an overwhelming and daunting task, especially in light of the technology involved. With our images existing mostly as 1’s and 0’s on hard drives, the loss or corruption of a hard drive can wipe out a lifetime of images and digital content all at once. If you value your images, building a solid storage and archiving solution to ensure the protection of your digital content is critical.

Join Michael Clark for a webinar as he demystifies the complex topic of storing and archiving digital images. Michael presents his strategies for safeguarding his images and covers a wide range of topics including backup strategies, connection speeds, hard drive options, hardware choices and options, RAID options, the costs involved, how to properly and safely archive your images, Cloud storage, backing up your computer, and much more. This program is an A-to-Z comprehensive look at tried-and-true image storage solutions.

Michael discusses in detail his experiences with various storage solutions and the nitty gritty of what works and what doesn’t. Whether you have terabytes of images or just want to back up your smartphone, this program gives you an excellent understanding of how to think through your storage needs, the steps required to build a robust storage solution for your digital content, and the tools you need to make smart decisions to protect your content no matter what calamities may come.

A Question-and-Answer session follows the presentation. Questions from the participants will be reviewed and selected during this informal wrap-up conversation.

You can still experience this presentations even if you can’t make the live event. The webinar is recorded and made available for two weeks following the live event.

Additional Information

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Open to anyone interested in this special program.

Special Notes:

This lecture-based webinar will meet 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Mountain Time) on Saturday, March 19. There will be a number of short breaks over these 5 hours.

Webinar software (available for no charge from Zoom.com) will be used to facilitate the class sessions. Further details will be emailed to registrants.

Santa Fe Workshops always aims to produce a high-quality experience for our online attendees. That said, variables including regional and local internet provider speeds, traffic on Zoom's servers, and your own computing hardware can contribute to a less than ideal streaming event. While we do our best to minimize the impact of these variables, they are outside the control of Santa Fe Workshops.

Policies:

View Withdrawal and Transfer Policies for online programs.

For the convenience of participants, recordings of each class session are posted privately for two weeks after the end of each session. Santa Fe Workshops takes the recordings down after two weeks to protect the intellectual property of our instructors.

Categories
Foundation, One-of-a-Kind, Technical
about
Michael Clark

Michael Clark is an internationally published adventure photographer. He produces intense, raw images of athletes pushing their sports to the limit and has risked life and limb on numerous assignments to bring back stunning images adventure sports athletes. He uses unique angles, bold colors, strong graphics and cutting-edge, dramatic lighting techniques to capture fleeting moments of passion, gusto, flair and bravado in the outdoors. Balancing extreme action with subtle details, striking portraits and wild landscapes, he creates images for the editorial and advertising clients worldwide. His clients include Apple, Microsoft, Nike, Red Bull, Fujifilm, Adobe, Nikon, Patagonia, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Outdoor Photographer, and Outside to name just a few.

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