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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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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 Backup Day, make sure that you’re precious files are backed

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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