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Photo Station

Photo Station is built for professional photographers to manage photo storage, share and access portfolios on the go, collect client feedback, and a lot more.

Brand and Broadcast Your Photography Business

Build a personal gallery to showcase your photography online.

Set a shared link

Distribute your photo gallery through one secure shared link with custom permission levels.

Add signature watermarks

Protect and promote your creative photo assets with custom watermarks.

Easy Management

From local drives to your Synology NAS, your photos will be organized in the same structure, and into smart albums with custom criteria.

Minimize Photo Arrangements

Uploaded photo folders are automatically turned into albums that follow the original structure to save you from reorganizing photos.

Embrace Popular Metadata Standards

Popular metadata standards — XMP, Exif, and IPTC — are supported to make it easy viewing, editing, and searching photo tags. 1

Smart albums

Group photos and videos into topical albums by custom criteria and selected tags.

Streamline Photo Sharing

Share photos with shared links, on personal blogs, and on popular social networking websites for strategic branding.

Streamline Photo Sharing
Streamline Photo Sharing

Share albums with public shared links

Gather peer feedback and instantly interact with your clients.

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DS photo

Save your mobile photos to Photo Station through manual upload or automatic backup, and stream them to smart TVs and other devices for expanded viewing.

  • Browse on the go

    View photos with iOS and Android devices.
  • Backup on demand

    Back up your mobile photos manually and automatically2 to free up mobile space.
  • Display on big screens

    Show photos through our native apps for Android TV and Apple TV, and stream them to Chromecast and DLNA devices for display.
  • Browse on the go
  • Backup on demand
  • Display on big screens
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Jot down ideas on the go

Jot down ideas on the go

DS photo is available for iOS and Android users, for free. You can download the apps through App Store or Google Play.


  1. To know supported metadata standards, see this FAQ.
  2. Photo Backup auto-uploads your mobile photos/videos to Photo Station, a feature supported on iOS and Android devices as well as Windows 10 tablets/laptops.