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G-Technology: G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series Bay Adapters

G-Technology: G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series Bay Adapters

We already talked a lot about the mobile part of my overall workflow and how G-Technology’s gear supports it perfectly. And while a big part of my creative passion is spent abroad, under the impact of tough conditions, managing the overall content back home isn’t any less important, to sustain a successful career in the long run.

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G-Technology: G-DRIVE ev RaW

G-Technology: G-DRIVE ev RaW

While SSD drives undoubtedly are the future and offer some significant improvements compared to their traditional counterparts, they definitely come at high price point and with limited capacities. The longer the trip or session though, the more images I usually collect and have to keep secure.

This is where traditional hard drives with large capacities come in very handy and from now on a couple of G-Technology’s G-DRIVE ev RaW drives serve the purpose of meeting these requirements I have.

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G-Technology: G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD

G-Technology: G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD

As a freelancing photographer, mainly shooting in urban environments and far off locations across the globe, I’m in a constant need for performance and reliability when it comes to my gear. Not only my cameras and lenses have to be rock-solid in every condition, but also the devices I use for storage and editing have to work flawlessly.

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G-Technology: How the Evolution Series will change my creative workflow

G-Technology: How the Evolution Series will change my creative workflow

Welcome back to the blog!

It’s been a while since I last posted and a lot has happened since then.

I moved to Berlin a couple months ago, though I’m still in the process of building up the new office space here in the heart of the city. With this a lot of changes came a long the way, especially regarding my workflow. And by workflow I mean the whole process from being at a far away location and producing content, right up to being back in the office and getting piles of work done and delivered to my clients.

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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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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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