The Synology DS1517+: Integration into my photography workflow (Pt.2)

The Synology DS1517+: Integration into my photography workflow (Pt.2)

Welcome to Part 2 of an ongoing series about how I integrated the Synology DS1517+ into my personal photography workflow.

In this part I'd like to show you some possibilities and insights on my remote setup for using the Synology DS1517+. Therefore we cover topics like configuration of HTTPS/VPN access, cloud services for off-site backups and how to access the NAS from the internet, by using your laptop or mobile device.

Let's talk about how to set this up.

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The Synology DS1517+: Integration into my photography workflow (Pt.1)

The Synology DS1517+: Integration into my photography workflow (Pt.1)

Welcome back to my second tutorial about the Synology DS1517+. 

While the first episode was more about the general pros and cons of NAS solutions and why the products from Synology are a real game-changer for your content management, this post will dive into more details about how I integrated the Diskstation into my very own photography workflow. I'll split this up into several posts, covering local and remote scenarios. In this part I'll talk about how to use Adobe Lightroom together with the DS1517+ within a local network. This is followed by how you can use Synology's USB Copy package to create a local back-up on an external USB drive.

Let's talk about how to set this up.

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Spain: Exploring Barcelona and Valencia with Canon Deutschland

Spain: Exploring Barcelona and Valencia with Canon Deutschland

A couple of weeks ago, I visited some cities in one of my favourite European country, Spain. With me I brought the new Canon 5D Mark IV and two Canon L lenses, kindly provided by my friends over at Canon Deutschland. The Canon 5D bodies are some of the most widely used cameras amongst professional photographers and are well known for their reliability, even under the toughest conditions.

Check out this post for some dope locations in Barcelona and Valencia and some insights on how the camera performed while using it there.

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The Synology DS1517+: Revolutionize your digital workflow

The Synology DS1517+: Revolutionize your digital workflow

Today's content creators and visual artists typically have to deal with a massive flood of digital content. Regardless of whether you're into photography, videography or other types of digital media, with the ongoing war on resolution, there is a constant increase in file size. And while you might start your initial career on a single portable hard drive, you'll most likely run into limitations very quickly. Most people I know in the business, including myself, kept on buying more and more hard drives, slowly blundering into a dead-end street of dealing with back-up problems, lost files and multiple copies of catalogues, assuming you're using Lightroom or something similar.

Let's talk about how to change this workflow.

 

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