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Choosing a working drive

When you're going to be working with panoramic photos, you're going to have a lot of data. Chances are the files will get really big and you can have as many as 24 images open at a single time for a 360 degree panoramic photo, even more if working on a GigaPan. You don't want the drive to be a bottle neck. There's lots of drives to choose from and I have no particular allegiance to any one brand. What I recommend is that you look for some specific features. So for example, I have a drive here that's USB 2.

The same manufacturer makes a USB 3 version. That change in connection type is going to add significant performance gains. Additionally, you might want to choose a drive that's RAIDED, both for protection, and potentially speed. There are lots of manufactures that provide RAIDED drives. And a RAID 0 type drive will spread your data across multiple drives to give to better performance. Essentially the burden is shared. For the ultimate speed, I recommend you go for a device that ...

Choosing a working drive
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Choosing a working drive provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Shooting and Processing Panoramas

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