Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video A card got stuck in the camera, part of Recovering Photos from Memory Cards.
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…On occasion memory cards do get stuck in cameras.…It could be that the camera is malfunctioning.…Maybe the memory card was incorrectly inserted into the camera.…So first thing, just make sure that you're releasing it properly.…Some memory cards you, you push on 'em and then they pop out.…And maybe it just needs another little push.…Maybe the mechanism is just a little stuck.…Or if there's a latch or something, make sure that it's unlatched.…So once you do the common sense stuff, and the memory card still won't budge.…
I have to honest with you, you're probably looking at a visit to…the service technician, because at this point, then, your options are not so good,…because you're going to manhandle the thing, and…if you manhandle the thing you might…break the memory card and worse yet you might break it in the camera.…So, even though you can visualize some of the things you might be able to do.…The thing that I'm going to recommend is take it…to the service technician and get it fixed properly.…
When bad things happen, this course can help. Photographer and author Derrick Story details a variety of disaster scenarios and provides practical advice for surviving them. Learn how to recover accidentally deleted photos, retrieve photos from a memory card that's generating errors, and work with cards that have been physically damaged.
Derrick demonstrates a variety of photo-recovering software for the Macintosh and Windows PC, and concludes with advice on keeping your memory cards—and the photos and video they contain—healthy. The techniques in this course apply to SD, microSD, and CF cards, as well as memory sticks.