Best practices for backing up images

12.26.2016 News

Since the advent of digital cameras, photographers have been trying to figure out the best way to manage their images: where to store them, what format to use, and how to ensure a client’s image files aren't lost or corrupted.With film, it was important to store negatives securely. But with digital, you have to consider multiple methods of storage. Because technology can and will fail. The key to making sure your digital images are safe is having a protocol—a digital asset management... Continue Reading >

Ask the experts: What to do with old image files

June 2016 issue Business

Q. I have a storage unit dedicated to old client files that I don’t want to maintain forever. How could I go about pricing and selling these? For example, I have years of image files of families showing the kids growing up. Should I just give those to the client since they’ve already produced income for my studio for decades? And what about files from random and small orders? A. You don’t have to be in business long before the storage requirements for your image files begin to mount.... Continue Reading >

New Lexar 200GB High-Performance microSDXC UHS-I Card Announced

3.23.2016 News

Lexar has announced the new 200GB Lexar High-Performance microSDXC UHS-I memory card. These cards are primarily designed for sports camcorders, tablets, and smartphones, and this UHS-I, U1 microSDXC card has read transfer speeds up to 95MB per second and can capture up to 17 hours of 4K and Full HD video, 33,000 photos, or 28,000 songs. “Professional and everyday photographers are now more passionate about shooting high-quality video, on everything from digital SLRs to sports and aerial... Continue Reading >