Organizing memory cards on location can be tricky. Here’s a quick tip to help you avoid formatting the wrong card in the field.
GoPro cameras are a great addition to my kit. They allow the capture unique and adventurous angles, but best of all are really small. Just like the camera, the memory card is small – newer GoPros record to a microSD card. On most shoots, I’m filling 32gb or 64gb cards, then backing up and erasing […]
When you first start out trying to learn any subject, you don’t know – what you don’t know. While this post may be very old hat to most of you, every day a brand new photographer visits Photofocus for the first time and I want to make sure everyone can get something valuable from the […]
I get lots of questions about my backup workflow, my travel packing workflow, my post-processing workflow but not enough about my memory card workflow. Memory cards are kind of important – if they don’t work nothing else matters. It’s not a big deal really but I do think it’s worth a short post just to […]
Post by Andrew Darlow – Follow Andrew on Twitter In Part I and Part II of this series I covered tips for helping avoid memory card data loss. In this article, I will continue the discussion with a few more suggestions. 1. Safely eject and observe the “Five-Second Card Eject Rule.” As with external hard […]
Post by Andrew Darlow – Follow Andrew on Twitter In Part I of this three-part series I covered a few tips for helping to avoid memory card data loss. In this article, I will continue the discussion by covering memory card quality, card testing and memory card size. 1. Use high quality memory cards. Any […]
One of the people who sent in questions for the Photofocus podcast asked: When Should I Erase My Memory Card? I decided not to wait for the next podcast to answer this question. It’s one I get frequently from beginners and I think it’s important. My workflow is simple. I copy my memory card to […]