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Found a good place to store photos

Postby Roanoker » Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:03 pm

I have been using Opera's "MyOpera" to store my photos for about six years, linking to them in my posts on KCRag. I learned recently that all MyOpera accounts will be shut down in March, 2014. It was nice of them to give me time to find an alternative. I checked with Amazon Web Services and learned about a great site, where I can store my many photos for free. I joined, uploaded two photos already used on KCRag, and observed that everything looks the same. Yay!

You can learn about it here: http://cloudinary.com/invites/lpov9zyyucivvxsnalc5/hfh1nzy4umyzr51sli0y

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Re: Found a good place to store photos

Postby Roanoker » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:00 am

This site did not work out well for me, so I had to find another one. I am now using Flickr as roanokerflickr. I like having a terabyte of free storage.

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Re: Found a good place to store photos

Postby bahua » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:36 am

I would offer image hosting, but storage is one thing that's at a bit of a premium at the provider I'm using.

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Re: Found a good place to store photos

Postby Roanoker » Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:54 am

bahua wrote:I would offer image hosting, but storage is one thing that's at a bit of a premium at the provider I'm using.


Price was an issue at all of the provider sites I looked into. The first site I had decided to use would have worked okay on the storage front, but they had some kind of limitation on bandwidth. I had used up 70% of mine after uploading only a few images. I think it was a per-month thing. On all the sites, after you exceed the "free" limit, the fees kick in. I chose Flickr because of their generous, free storage allowance, and I didn't see any "bandwidth" limitations. They do add advertising, but I don't find it obnoxious. I'm sure the professional photographers pay a slight premium to do away with that one disadvantage.


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