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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 5th Edition by Videomaker

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58 Be a Good Scout, Have a Backup Plan

Michael Reff

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Backing up your video files sounds like a wise decision, but it’s sometimes kind of scary. How will you know those files will be there next time you need them?

So you’ve finally made the transition from videotape to digital media management. You’ve been shooting so long that you feel you’ve earned all the merit badges needed to move up to the next level. Like a true scout, whose motto has always been, “Be prepared” you think you’re ready. But are you? When I was a scout, be prepared meant: have a backup plan. My backup plan was to have two backup plans. Now that you’re managing ...

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