The latest options for storing images and movie clips when you’re on the move…
Tips and options for digitising your film and photographic prints…
You’ve just returned from a stunning photo shoot and the images are safely captured on memory card. The most common next step in the life of digital image files is transfer to computer hard disk. This is where most images remain, and also where they are most vulnerable…
Photographer Rachel devine shares her tips on travel photography, backup on the run, wi-fi and immediate sharing of your images.
What do you do with the images and movie clips you record while you’re travelling? Most photographers like to download each day’s shots to a portable computer and cull any obvious failures (blurred and out-of-focus images, for example). Having a laptop also allows you to back up shots on an external drive or upload them to ‘cloud’ storage.
Your camera will determine the type of memory card you need. The camera’s resolution, video capabilities and the extent to which you use continuous shooting will dictate the card speed required.
This article will help ensure you choose a memory card that perfectly suits your photography.
[August 2015] By breaking the nexus between analogue cameras and photos (the film era forced photographers to create hard copy images), digital photography created a problem which is yet to be fully addressed: the essentially ephemeral nature of digital image files.
Most people have old photographs they want to keep but are concerned about the amount of space they take up and the deterioration than can occur over time. Digitising these images is the ideal way to preserve them – and for that you need a scanner.
Tried and proven strategies for preserving your precious photos.
How to get the best results when scanning old prints and negatives.