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Choosing the best type of drives for your DAS or NAS
There are so many options for hard drives at the moment that it can be super confusing, slow performing or...
Getting my new pair of Drobos up and running
In this second article of "getting my new pair of Drobos" series, I'm openly sharing the steps it took to...
I need a major data storage upgrade
OK ladies and gentlemen, it's time to get real. I'm opening up about a delicate issue I know a lot...
Enjoying our messy office with perfectly sorted data
This is what it looks like at my desk. And I know yours probably looks like it, too — although...
Hard drive management for creative pros: What’s in a hard drive?
We store our digital lives on hard drives for the most part. This series of articles covers everything you want...
Make your own extremely fast and portable SSD hard drive
Plugable's USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 to M.2 SSD enclosure has been my favorite hard drive to carry around because of its ease...
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,...
When It’s Time to Start Over: Resetting a Drobo
After I migrated my Drobo gen. 3 device to a 5D3, it worked flawlessly for two days. Then, after a...
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...
Selecting Storage for Photo and Video Editing
When it comes time to edit your video or photos, the hard drives you use are going to have a...
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...
Fixing Three Common Workflow Problems with the Drobo 5N
Well… It’s a pretty exciting day here at SharkPixel and Washington DC Headshots. I am finally upgrading my storage “situation”...
New pair of Drobo

Getting my new pair of Drobos up and running

In this second article of “getting my new pair of Drobos” series, I’m openly sharing the steps it took to enhance my backup data system from single hard drives to protected storage. Click here to read part one. Picking the

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I need a major data storage upgrade

OK ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to get real. I’m opening up about a delicate issue I know a lot of female photographers are experiencing as well. Yes … I’m talking about “upgrading my data assets.” Openhearted confession I’ll put

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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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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

Read More

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

Read More

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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