Data Security

Parts of the following section might sound overcautious, but the points we make are based on real-world experience. In Backup, we suggested that you save at least three copies of each of your images:

  • On your everyday hard disk for quick access and further processing

  • On an external, portable medium, such as a hard disk, DVD, or Blu-ray disc

  • On an additional, offsite medium

Peter Krogh’s book [22] contains a detailed discussion on the subject of data security.

Great images (especially if used professionally) are worth a lot of money, but serious amateur photographers, too, should take the time and the trouble to ensure that their files are stored securely. Increasingly cheap and easy-to-use storage media leave you with no excuse for not ...

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