Best Practices for Backing Up Images

We’re living in the age of technology and digital photography is what the average photographer uses to capture their images. Knowing where to store all the shots you get can be tricky, however, because you never know if your computer will crash and delete all your hard work. Having multiple places to store your photography is more important than you know. There necessities are: a working backup of files you’re currently using, a local backup of all your files and archives, and an off-site backup.

There are several different ways you can backup your photos. You can burn a disk or use a second hard drive. You can also use on-site sources to backup your data. You want to use a few different sources to ensure you’ll never lose your photos. There are different pros and cons to each way to store your data.

Read the full article on Professional Photographer magazine to get in depth descriptions of each way you can store your photography, and to figure out which form would be the best for you.

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