Google Drive is a cloud storage service which allows you to backup photos and videos. Google Photos is also a photo and video application where you can backup photos and videos, organize, edit, move, delete, restore and share them with family and friends. The photos and videos which you see in both Google Drive and Google Photos account only count once in your Google storage space. If you upload a high quality photos, then it is free. But if you upload a Original quality photos then it will consume your Google Drive storage.
Quick Tip to Keep your Photos Safe
Making backups of your photos & videos is a chore you probably skip, but it really doesn't have to be hard. Here's an effortless way to backup photos - PicBackMan. PicBackMan is the easiest and simplest way to keep your photos safely backed up in one or more online accounts. Simply download PicBackMan (it's free!), register your account, connect to your online store and tell PicBackMan where your photos are - PicBackMan does the rest, automatically. It bulk uploads all photos and keeps looking for new ones and uploads those too. You don't have to ever touch it.