Canon is the latest company to start syncing its cameras with Google Photos.
Now, with a Wifi connection, you can transmit your photos on your camera to your Google Photos account for painless automatic backup.
For those of us that don’t use Google Photos but own a compatible Canon, this might be a reason to look into the service.
This isn’t Google Photo’s first collaboration.
“Photos often represent our most important memories—from everyday moments to the biggest events in our lives—and it should be easy for you to access them in Google Photos and beyond. Since launching our Google Photos partner program two years ago, we’ve worked with hundreds of partners to build high-quality and secure integrations so that you can enjoy your photos and videos in more of the products and services you use. With Google Photos you can create prints and photo books with Popsa, digitize your memories with YesVideo, display your photos on a Nixplay Smart Photo Frame and more,” Google explains in their blog post announcing the service.”
In Google’s own words:
“If you own a DSLR or point-and-shoot camera, you know that getting your photos backed up can be a process. You often need cables or adapters to take them off of your camera or SD card and save them, and it might take a number of steps to get it all done. We’ve worked with Canon so you can easily upload the moments captured on your Canon devices directly to Google Photos over Wi-Fi—no plugging in your camera or taking out your SD card.
With the latest version of the image.canon app (available on Android or iOS) and a compatible Canon camera, you can choose to automatically transfer original quality photos to Google Photos, eliminating the hassle of using your computer or phone to back them up.”
There is a catch, however. You will need a Google One subscription in order to take advantage of the automatic backup service.
If you’re interested, you can check it out by clicking here.
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