How to Upload Photos to Gallery via eMail on Smugmug?

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Smugmug is a stunning photo sharing website which allows you to backup photos & videos. You can upload photos to your Smugmag gallery using 'Email Upload' feature. You can use this feature to add photos from your regular email account to Smugmug gallery. You can also upload photos from your mobile phones using email account. This feature is secure and helpful for your friends who want to upload photos to your Smugmag gallery. When you attach the photos to email, make sure that address is the only one on the email. If you add other recipients email address, then it will cause the upload to fail. To use 'eMail Upload' feature, you need to set the password. This password will be used as a subject line when you are sending email. You can add photo's caption into the body of the email (this is optional).

Following are the steps to Upload Photos to Gallery via eMail on Smugmug:


  1. Go to http://www.smugmug.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Once you have signed into your account, click "Organise" button located at top of the window.
  3. Click the Tools button located at the top right corner of your SmugMug pages.
  4. Click "Account Settings" option.
  5. Click "Me" & then "Account" tab.
  6. You will see "Email Upload" field. Enter a password in the "Email Upload" field. Choose a password that is different from your SmugMug account login password.
  7. Compose an email containing one or more photos or attach the photos to the email and send to yournickname@email.smugmug.com.
  8. Type your photo email password into the subject line.
  9. Type the photo's caption or description into the body of the email (optional).
  10. Click "Send" button.
  11. SmugMug will automatically create a gallery named "Email" and place your photos in it.

You can now install PicBackMan's SmugMug uploader for Mac from the website  and start backing up SmugMug Photos & videos.

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PicBackMan does exactly what it's supposed to. It's quick and efficient. It runs unobtrusively in the background and has done an excellent job of uploading more than 300GB of photos to 2 different services. After having lost a lot of personal memories to a hard drive crash, it's nice to know that my photos are safe in 2 different places.
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I pointed PicBackMan at a directory structure, and next time I looked - all the photos had uploaded! Pretty cool. I use SmugMug and while I really like it, the process of creating directories in is pretty laborious when you need to make 80+ at a time. This was a breeze. Thank you!
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PicBackMan was really easy to setup and has been running for 3 days now backing up all my locally saved photos to Flickr. My photos are really valuable to me so it's great to be able to have them easily backed up to a secure location.
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