hard drive

Quick Tip: Replace a full hard drive

When a hard drive gets full, it takes longer to read and write the data to and from the disk, slowing your system down. Adding large amounts of photos to

Repurposing Old Equipment: Hard Drives

In my first year of photography, I shot more than 100,000 pictures, which yielded two results: my photography got better quickly, and my computer’s hard drive filled up with picture

Two Simple Ways to Protect Photos on Travels

Photographing while travelling is a joy, and you’ll make many of your best pictures when you’re visiting somewhere new and are inspired by the culture and events. You may also

March 31st is World Backup Day

That’s right…March 31st is World Backup Day! The stories and memories we capture through images are priceless, but they may not last forever without a solid backup plan. On World

Safe and Simple External Storage

Data loss is something that I wish upon no one. Those who have experienced this catastrophe already know that one occurrence can easily mess up one’s day, jack up one’s

I Will Never Lose my Photos Again

If you experienced a hard drive failure, you’re familiar with the hollow empty feeling in the pit of your stomach causing you to worry if you can recover your precious photos. Avoid this agony by following these few simple tips.

Building a Bulletproof Backup System

Building on the 3-2-1 Backup for Photographer’s plan, Building a Bulletproof Backup System gives tips on what hardware and software is needed for the plan to be foolproof.

The Thecus N2560

The Thecus N2560, is a two-bay NAS targeted for the prosumer. What does that mean in layman’s terms for someone like me? Simple, I have more storage space. My Need

How To NOT Lose a Hard Drive

Losing data sucks. Especially if you forget a copy of those photos you spent so much time editing on the airplane or at a coffee shop. Here are two ideas