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Article: External Storage

Maintaining multiple copies of your photos is the only sure way to safeguard your image collection.

Article: External Storage

Chances are, you’re storing a lot more digital media on your computer than even just a year or two ago. Chances are, you’re storing a lot more digital...

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Article: Backup Strategy

Pro photographers are masters of archiving and safekeeping their photos. They have to be—losing a saleable image can amount to hundreds or even thousands of dollars of lost revenue. And when you consider that a typical working pro may capture t...

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Article: Toolbox: External Storage Solutions

They say you never can be too thin or too rich. If you're a digital photographer, you can add "have too much disc space" to that list. As camera resolutions grow and shooting in the RAW format becomes more common, hard drives fill quickly with all...

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Article: Toolbox: Photo & Multimedia Viewers

Many digital cameras are now sporting large, high-resolution LCDs, which are terrific for composition and limited review of images. We're glad to see these larger screens, but for an even better mobile viewing experience, multimedia viewers are...

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Article: Buyer's Guide 2008: Digital Storage

You don't have to shoot long with today's multi-megapixel cameras to see your hard drive space be quickly consumed. And it's not just running out of storage space that should motivate you to look for alternative storage options.

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Article: September 3, 2007 HelpLine

Q) I appreciate your recent advice on keeping files backed up (the June and September issues of PCPhoto). I'd add one more caution: If you're using an automated backup program (i.e,....

Article: August 27, 2007 HelpLine

Q) You mention the importance of backing up files frequently.  I'd like to share my solution to this "problem." The cost of external drives has been going down as the size of...

Article: June 2007 HelpLine

Q) I'm going on the trip of a lifetime in a few months and I was looking to stock up on memory cards so I don't have to bring my laptop with me. With prices coming down and card...

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Article: 10 Accessories To Choose And Use

The moment you're running out of room on your memory card in the middle of the Sequoia National Forest isn't the time to start thinking about getting a portable hard drive—especially when the light and the weather is perfect and you're missing some...

Article: Cool Gear: LightScribe

LightScribe is an exciting new technology that employs the combination of a specially modified CD or DVD writer, dedicated media and specialized label-authoring software to burn graphics or text labels directly onto the surface of a disk. The...

Also labeled: Digital Darkroom, Cool Gear

Article: Toolbox: Networks & Storage For Photographers

With the growth of file sizes and the sheer number of archives created in digital photography, transferring and storing files has leaped from a simple home-computing environment to something resembling more of a business scheme (albeit on a smaller...

Article: Toolbox: Sports Video Gear

There's no time to fumble with a camera when scaling steep mountains or cycling through deep canyons. With action sports attracting more devotees every year, the gear for capturing these athletic feats on camera is becoming more affordable. Of...

Article: Cool Gear: Designer Hard Drives

Mundane tasks like data backup and image archiving aren't as exciting as working with your images on the computer. It may be essential to protect our irreplaceable photos, and the time and creative effort we put into perfecting them, but as I write...

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Article: Toolbox: Archival Storage

Although professional photographers are always searching for and approaching new clients, a large percentage of their income often comes from images they have shot in the past. Whether measured in months or years, a photographer's body of work is...

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Article: Buyer's Guide 2006: Speedy, Spacious Storage

Space—the final frontier or a simple necessity? Because digital imaging has picked up speed in the past few years, the need for extensive amounts of digital storage space has intensified. Replacing the temperature-controlled closets that film s...

Article: Short Report: Maxtor One-Touch Drives

Everyone knows to back up, right? But does everyone do it? The Maxtor OneTouch external hard drives offer an excellent solution. These units are big, with 80 GB or more of storage, so you easily can back up a couple of standard hard drives. They...

Article: Short Report: Mirra Personal Server

Backup is a little like flossing. We all know we should do it, but it just isn't a particularly fun part of photography. We'd all rather be out taking photos or working on them in our image-processing program than dealing with the details of files...

 
 

 
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