Amazon’s Prime membership just keeps getting better and better. With Amazon’s announcement today, it makes Prime a no-brainer for virtually all photographers.
Amazon Prime members now get unlimited photo storage added to their already impressive list of benefits. The free cloud photo storage includes photos from mobile devices and computers. There are iOS and Android apps to easily connect to Amazon Cloud Drive (where the photos are stored), which is tied to your Amazon account.
The smartphone apps will auto-save your images from your phone if you so choose. Additionally, the app allows you to view your photos anytime, from anywhere.
The file size limit is a massive 2GB, which should account for the vast majority images produced by photographers today. File format support includes the following:
Amazon Prime runs $99/year for the membership. Personally, I have been a member for several years. Until this unlimited photo storage deal came along, the biggest benefit for me was free 2-day shipping. But there are many more benefits to Amazon Prime. Here’s a quick breakdown:
- Free unlimited photo storage
- Free 2-day shipping
- Free streaming of over 40,000 TV shows and movies
- Free music streaming from the Prime Music collection
- Early access to Lightning deals