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How to Safely Store Digital Photos With the 3-2-1 Method for Lightroom

Losing some of your precious images because they weren't backed up properly is a photographer's worst nightmare. 

So how can you be sure you're storing your images safely? It's as easy as 3-2-1. In this video from my course on organizing your images with Adobe Lightroom, you’ll learn about how to safely store your images and follow the 3–2–1 data philosophy. Plus, I’ll show you my favorite piece of storage hardware.

Watch the Full Course

The full course, How to Organize Your Images With Adobe Lightroom, goes into a lot more depth on using Adobe Lightroom to get your images organized. 

You'll learn how to organize your images into folders, consistently and in a way that makes sense. Then, you'll learn the skills in Lightroom that will allow you to divide and conquer your image collection. This course covers skills such as keywording, image rating, filtering, and much more. If you've been putting off organizing your digital images, it's time to finally take them on!

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Easy Lightroom Adjustments

And if you want to save even more time with your image processing, check out some of the useful Lightroom presets on Envato Elements.

Night Sky

The Night Sky download includes 11 unique presets, ideal for processing your Milky Way photographs, or any other starry, night-time images. Recover foreground, reduce light pollution, create sharp stars and much more.


This collection is perfect for all photography styles, including landscape, portraits, fashion and fine-art. Bring a rich, vintage tone and warmth to your images.

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Pastel Colors

Pastel colors are great for fashion and wedding photography. The matte effect in this image is really going to bring out those pastel colors for easy results in a single click. 

The combination of color adjustments, shifts, and overlays really brings a pastel style effect to your images.

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