Hi. I’ve read your article about your switch to the icloud library instead of the Lightroom hell.
oliviercaluwier
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It does grow ever bigger, in deed. And it will most likely do so with ever faster speed, especially if we get better RAW support on iOS. I think that Apple should make iCloud storage free and unlimited with every iOS device. (If they had done so already, what a great selling proposition for an iPhone over an Android that would have been.) Unfortunately, that is not the case, yet. It’s a painful problem for anyone that takes photography and iOS seriously, especially if you have a large back catalog of image files. It’s a shame that you are limited to traditional computers and external drives these days if you are somewhat more than a casual photographer. (In principal, iOS is so much better at photos than a computer.)

However, I have repeatedly encountered the notion that iCloud Photo Library chokes on libraries once they cross a certain size (I have had people tell me this size is supposed to be around 20000 pictures). I cannot confirm this. For my part, iCloud has been pretty solid. (I am on the 1TB plan.)

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