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DIYP Quiz: How much storage does it have?

Apr 6, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Storage units have come a long way, and the methods we use for storing our images have evolved greatly over the past few decades. This…

Take back photos from Big Tech in 2023

Jan 4, 2023
Jefferson Graham

I’m guessing you took thousands, if not more, of photos and videos in 2022, because with a smartphone in our pockets, it was just so…

Amazon Drive is going away but your photos are (probably) going to be just fine

Nov 16, 2022
John Aldred

Amazon has sent out a notification to Amazon Drive customers reminding them that Amazon Drive is shutting down in December 2023. The news isn’t new,…

OWC releases Copy That for Mac to let you quickly copy, backup and verify your media cards

Oct 4, 2022
John Aldred

Other World Computing (OWC), manufacturer of memory and storage-related products has released their new Copy That for Mac software. They describe it as “an intuitive,…

Google Photos is corrupting older images but here’s how to fix it

Sep 26, 2022
John Aldred

It appears that Google Photos is having a bit of a moment. It seems that it’s corrupting some older images stored on the service dating…

The Panasonic GH6 will be able to record directly to a USB SSD one week from today

Sep 20, 2022
John Aldred

Well, this is one that’ll make a lot of Panasonic GH6 users very happy. Every day in the Panasonic groups over the last few months…

How to get your photos and videos backed up so you don’t lose them forever

Aug 4, 2022
John Aldred

Backing up is always a hotly debated topic. Even just whether to back up or not is often a cause of conflict in a lot…

Amazon, Google, SmugMug, Apple: what’s the best home for your photos?

Mar 22, 2022
Jefferson Graham

When last we met, I pointed out the perils of using Apple’s iCloud Photos for photo backup for one simple reason: if you delete an image off…

Don’t use iCloud to backup your photos

Mar 15, 2022
Jefferson Graham

My friend Bill just returned from a family vacation in Costa Rica and shot lots of photos and video on his iPhone, including some killer…

How to back up your photos and video on location the easy way with a smartphone and an SSD

Nov 1, 2021
John Aldred

I’ve been through various iterations of location backup workflows over the years. When I started out with DSLRs back in 2002 I was using the…