Taking care of your memory cards


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Taking care of your memory cards

Protecting your images begins before you get them to the computer. When you take shots, and they are written to your memory card, they only live in that one spot. So you want to make sure they are safe and sound before you upload them. I like to keep my memory cards in cases. That gives me a level of protection. And another thing that I like to do is write my cell phone number on the outside of the case. I actually know of an instance where a professional photographer left her cards in a rental car, was getting ready to board a plane, and got the call and was able to retrieve her cards, not losing that entire shoot.

That's a good thing. Now, if you don't like my handwriting here with my Sharpie -- and I usually use Sharpies for writing on the outside of the cases -- you can use a labeler. I have a label here with my name on it on this portable hard drive. And, by the way, I think all of your portable devices should have some identification on them, but you can make smaller labels ...

Taking care of your memory cards
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Taking care of your memory cards provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos

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Photography
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Aperture Lightroom
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