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Choosing the best type of drives for your DAS or NAS
Getting my new pair of Drobos up and running
I need a major data storage upgrade
Enjoying our messy office with perfectly sorted data
Hard drive management for creative pros: What’s in a hard drive?
Make your own extremely fast and portable SSD hard drive
Quick Tip: Replace a full hard drive
When It’s Time to Start Over: Resetting a Drobo
Quick Tip: Use Velcro To Keep Your Files Safe
Selecting Storage for Photo and Video Editing
Repurposing Old Equipment: Hard Drives
Fixing Three Common Workflow Problems with the Drobo 5N

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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 a local drive can fill the drive fast, causing poor

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Quick Tip: Use Velcro To Keep Your Files Safe

If you are using an external hard drive and it gets disconnected from your computer while it is actively transferring information, you may lose those or damage those files. And since you’re a photographer, that means losing pictures you probably

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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 files. Over the last, I’ve bought several external hard drives

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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 have the opportunity to travel and shoot for clients. Either way,

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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Why are passion projects so important?

Why are passion projects so important? I really don’t think it matters what genre you photograph, or even what sort of creative you actually are. Photographer, videographer, musician, painter, sculpture, writer … if you are of the creative type, I am

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Birds and bridge cameras

A friend asked if it’s possible to make nice pictures of birds with her Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 bridge camera. I already knew the answer to that question but I wanted to illustrate my point. Spoiler alert: The answer is yes.

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