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Adobe recently launched, which provides digital photo uploading, editing and sharing capabilities online. What sets it apart from other sites such as Flickr and Picasa is the ability to easily backup your photos on your desktop computer, laptop or external hard drive.

It's surprising just how fast you can create an account, upload, edit and share your photos in Even better, if you already have a collection of online photo albums at sites such as Facebook, you can easily add these albums directly into your library. If you are familiar with Adobe Elements 7 and Adobe Premiere Elements 7, the capabilities here will look and feel familiar. has also developed a mobile iPhone Application for working on your photo albums on the go. This is available for free download through the iTunes store.

Check out, and you can either take a "Test Drive" of the site, or create an account. There are two different types of accounts. First, there is the free "basic" account, which offers all of the capabilities on with 2 GB of space for your photos. Then there is the upgraded basic account, which offers more memory for the price of about $1/GB annually (starting at 20 GB for $19.99 and capping at 500 GB for $499.99).


Screen shot of the home page after you login to


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