I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to back up files. It’s painful to lose photos. Here’s one approach. Please share any other suggestions.
Originally posted on Cee's Photography:
Since my last tips and tricks post, I actually lived a photographer’s nightmare. One that I have been very fortunate not to have experienced to this point. I figure the photos I have taken are in the hundreds of thousands over the years.
Data Recovery Software
I got home from a wonderful photo shoot at Hughes Water Gardens, and began home loaded my 500+ photos into Aperture, like I always do. Since I was key wording my photos in Aperture, I deleted them from my camera’s disk. Then I went back to actually look at my photos and BLAMO all my photos totally disappeared.
My photos were nowhere to be found. Not even on my back up drive which I have automatically done when I load my photos. All traces of my photos were gone. Needless to say my heart sank. After ranting and raging for quite a prolong period of time, I calmed…
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