Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Taking advantage of dual card slots on DSLRs, part of Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos.
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I have a camera here with two memory card slots.…I have a little guy right here, and I am going to put a second one in.…Now, we tend to see this more on expensive DSLRs, at least for the time being.…This might be something that migrates down as time goes on.…What I can do is, when I take pictures I can write it to the one memory card…slot, and then I can take my favorites, and I can put it on the second memory card slot.…It's really like having an external hard drive for your computer, but it's built…right into your camera.…
The course concludes with a look at aspects of a good backup and archival strategy, ranging from the best file format for long-term backup to the best hardware options for offline storage.
- Removing pictures from a card
- Transferring photos to a Windows or Mac computer
- Transferring images with Lightoom, Aperture or iPhoto
- Assigning ratings to photos and flagging favorites
- Filtering photos
- Choosing file formats
- Backing up to the cloud
- Working with multiple hard drives
- Recovering from backups