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Digital Photographic Workflow Handbook by Patricia Russotti

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Chapter 7

Getting To Work-Image Ingestion

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© Patricia Russotti

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”

—Charles Darwin

Data Preservation and Data Backup

The primary goal of image ingestion is to preserve image data and create backups. Image ingestion from memory card(s), tethered cable, or wireless require similar steps. In the capture section, we referred to the ideal setup of using a backup card when shooting if your camera model supports that function. If you do not use two cards for capture, you should:

•  Regularly download your single cards to a disk or storage ...

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