Photo storage the right way

Backup and sharing for enthusiast and pro photographers

For photographers or people with lots of photos, finding a device that stores your entire photo collection can be difficult. Synology NAS lets you centralize photo storage, access files from anywhere, and easily share photos with friends or clients. Simplify your photo storage now.

What is Synology NAS?

NAS (Network Attached Storage) is a storage device that connects to your home or office network and can include one or more hard drives. Files on the NAS can be accessed using a computer, tablet, or smartphone that is connected to your local network or even over the Internet. Synology develops the most intuitive and user-friendly NAS experience while offering tons of rich applications, allowing you to share files and enjoy multimedia anytime.

Centralized and expandable storage for all your photos

Synology offers a wide range of NAS models - some accommodate a single hard drive, while others accommodate a dozen. No matter how many terabytes of photos you have, there's no need to worry about storage space. With options to expand capacity any time by adding or swapping hard drives, Synology NAS can grow with your evolving storage needs1. Which NAS is right for you?

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Centralized and expandable storage for all your photos

Synology offers a wide range of NAS models - some accommodate a single hard drive, while others accommodate a dozen. No matter how many terabytes of photos you have, there's no need to worry about storage space. With options to expand capacity any time by adding or swapping hard drives, Synology NAS can grow with your evolving storage needs1. Which NAS is right for you?

Effortlessly sync photos to Synology NAS

A simple backup solution is essential for professional photographers. With Cloud Station, it's easy to synchronize photos from your computer to a Synology NAS. After importing photos from your camera, just toss them into a designated folder on your computer, and they’ll automatically be uploaded to the Synology NAS. Learn more

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Beautiful photo albums with Photo Station

With Photo Station, you can create online photo albums or blogs to share with friends or clients. Free yourself from the storage limits imposed by third-party services and upload as many photos as your storage capacity allows. Easily organize photos, geotags, or share photos and videos to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Google+, and YouTube. Learn more


Bring photos anywhere with mobile apps

Easily view photos or videos stored on Synology NAS with your smartphone or tablet. Enable instant upload to automatically save photos on mobile devices to your Synology NAS. Learn more

Stream photos to big screen TVs

Stream photos to smart TVs or other devices like Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku players. When presenting photos to clients, simply stream them directly from the Synology NAS to your big screen TV. Learn more

Send photos with file sharing links

Save time and reduce waste by simply transferring photos to clients and friends over the Internet. When a batch of photos is ready, just send a link and let your client download the photos directly from your Synology NAS. Learn more


Anywhere access with QuickConnect

Have you ever arrived at a meeting and realized you forgot the external hard drive or DVD containing your client's photos? With Synology NAS, you can access photos from anywhere, without setting up any complicated network settings. Imagine having your entire photo collection at hand’s reach, no matter where you are. Learn more

Protect your precious artwork

RAID protects your photos by creating redundant copies of data on multiple hard drives. That means photos and files remain intact, even if one of the hard drives breaks. For those who are technologically-challenged, Synology Hybrid RAID provides a hassle-free RAID solution that optimizes storage capacity and redundancy when using hard drives of differing sizes. Learn more


Backup to other devices or cloud storage

Accidents do happen. To make sure your photos are protected against natural disasters or hardware failure, Synology NAS provides handy backup tools. Simply back up photos to external hard drives, another Synology NAS, or even cloud storage services - like Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Google Drive, Dropbox, or others. Learn more

Works with Mac® and iOS devices

Synology NAS plays nice with your Apple® products. With support for Apple Filing Protocol (AFP), Time Machine®, Airplay®, and in-house iOS apps, Synology NAS fits into your Mac and iOS environment perfectly, ensuring fast file access and guaranteed support for Synology's growing add-on ecosystem.

Peter Hurley

"Having access to my work from wherever I am opened up a new world to me. I not only feel that my files are protected, I can now do things for clientele that was previously impossible. My clients are happy, my retouchers are jumping for joy and I'm off to my next shoot with the peace of mind that Synology has my files covered and for me that’s a total SHABANG!"

RC Concepcion

"As a photographer, your lifeblood are the images that you make. The DS1812+ lets me store everything in one central location safely. Rock solid performance with such great features make it very easy to share with everyone why I just love Synology."

Joel Grimes

"Synology gave me something I never dreamed of, full access to all my images, anywhere I have access to the internet. Now when a client calls me demanding access to a backlog of images, they are just one click away. Beautiful!"

Compare NAS and find the right model for you

Synology’s versatile and comprehensive range of products are designed to suit all occasions, meeting different industry demands and catering to specific individual needs. Find out which model is the best fit for you