Aram Langhans wrote:
So, a lightroom question. I use it and love it. But, since all changes are non-destructive, does anyone have a good workflow for saving the images? My tendency is to save all my RAW files on DVD, then work on them and then export the ones I have worked on to TIFF or Photoshop files. That means more DVDs. I toyed with the idea of exporting the catalog to DVD, but what good will that be when lightroom is no longer available in 10 years?
Might still be - I started using MS Word in ???Else exporting as JPEG looks fine. It is so commonly used I can't imagine it disappearing all of a sudden - and then you'll have converters. Off topic; I'm currently in the process of buying a converter for my kids video films so that I can have them on DVD with minimum loss. I sometimes trust technology, and business. Sometimes ;-) Back to topic - another possibility would be DNG, an open standard, and maybe longer lasting, I don't know. If someone knows of a safer way ...
AramFrom: leicareflex-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:leicareflex-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Philippe AMARDSent: Sunday, February 01, 2009 10:04 AM To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [LRflex] Re: Digital Workflow - How Do You Cope?David is absolutely right about Silkpix - at least for my L1. Yet, I'm so lazy ...Other - HD, floppy and DVD use the same encoding - the problems if ever, might be for future generations, not ours. They <ill have to become archeologists and decypher the Digital Rosetta stone prior to viewing our masterpieces ;-)Amitiés Phoh yes - LR, you can extend the use and experiments by changing the clock on your computer - but it can result in a mess for dates, and more importantly to other applications/programmes ...Miha Golobic wrote: Thanks again!It feels good to learn something from you. I have just downloaded LR (30-day trial version). Spela is already angry with me, saying I spend way too much time at my comp.Best regards,Miha - slightly digitalized2009/2/1 <wildlightphoto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:wildlightphoto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>Miha Golobic > >And as a side note, backups on DVDs or external drivers wont last forever>(well nothing does). And reading a DVD after 10 years is very questionable. >Even if the DVD itself holds, the format (and the software to read) might be>well forgotten in 10 years (do you still remember floppy disk ;-))) >I've been backing up on multiple CDs and a pair of external hard drives. The hard drives are for immediate access, the CDs are for off-site archiving. The CDs are mostly for the exceptional photos that would be impossible to replicate; one copy to by brother near San Francisco, one to my daughter presently in Hawaii.Doug Herr Birdman of Hawaii http://www.wildlightphoto.com <http://www.wildlightphoto.com/> ------ Unsubscribe or change to/from Digest Mode at: http://www.lrflex.furnfeather.net/ Archives are at: http://www.freelists.org/archives/leicareflex/No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG.Version: 7.5.552 / Virus Database: 270.10.16/1928 - Release Date: 1/31/2009 8:03 PMNo virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG.Version: 7.5.552 / Virus Database: 270.10.16/1928 - Release Date: 1/31/2009 8:03 PM