This will be a very short post. I am only covering it now to impress upon you how quickly I backup my photos after a major photo shoot like my trip to Scandinavia. If you have read the previous posts, you know that up to this point, I have imported all of my images and videos to the Organizer. I have also tagged them all with my top level keyword. In my case it is the Sub-Category, Scandinavia under the default Events Category.
I uploaded my photos and videos on Tuesday and actually backed up the Catalog containing the photos on yesterday. I will back up my video Catalog tonight or tomorrow.
This is usually about when in the process I do a backup. As of right now, my photo images are in three places. They still are on the memory cards, in my prime Catalog, and in my backup of my Catalog on an external hard drive.
As is my standard practice, I did a full backup using the Organizer’s File > Backup command. The backup folder was 271 Gb. The backup process took about three hours to complete to a USB 3.0 external drive. I have two backups on this drive, one completed earlier in the month the one I did yesterday.
In Part 3 I will describe how I rate my photos.