Learn about the importance of backing up your photos.
Using iPhoto ’11 has covered a lot of ground in terms of how to shoot better-quality images and then use iPhoto ’11 to view, organize, edit, enhance, and share them.
One final lesson that is essential for you to learn from this book is that it’s absolutely necessary for you maintain at least one reliable backup for your digital images, preferably in a remote location.
Although Macs are incredible machines, from time to time their hard drives do crash or data stored on them becomes corrupted. When this occurs, it’s sometimes possible to retrieve lost or corrupted data but not always—unless you have a reliable backup from which you can restore your computer.