Image storage reliability

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…

Image management while you travel

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.

Memory card speeds and capacities

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.

The digital dark age dilemma

[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.

Choosing and using a scanner

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.