Posts related to Backups
15 February 2010 - Total Recall
—recovering lost images on a card
Formatting a memory card using a digital camera doesn’t erase the card. Surprise! Most people think of formatting memory cards as erasing everything on the card and essentially making it “blank” so you can click away and store new images on the card. And to a degree, that’s true. But really all your camera does [...]
27 January 2010 - A Cool Per-Client Filing System
Let’s say you’re a photographer or designer and you’re done working with a client on a particular job. It’s time to clear off your internal, working hard drive to free up working space, and save your important client files to an archive for possible future access. Most people would save those files to a hard [...]
18 January 2010 - Be Safe – Which Drive Is Best?
My buddies Scott Kelby and Terry White are great about telling their readers to back things up. Photo libraries. iTunes libraries. General files. Everything. I agree, but my budget is tighter than theirs, so I explored a bit before jumping on board the DROBO train. There are a couple things to consider. Backup software and [...]