Tutorials

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

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) by Christian Scholl

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 by Christian Scholl

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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