The importance of back ups

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I can’t stress how important it is to have multiple back ups of your photos. A few years back I used to store all my photos onto my laptop, back then I could only afford small memory cards for my camera as they used to be so expensive.

So because of the space issue I was forced to have to put the photos onto the laptop to free space on the memory card, I thought this would be fine until the hard drive on my laptop corrupted.

I was devastated; years of work, family photos and clients photos were all gone. I had some of the photos stored on my blog but never the family photos or clients unless I had permission so I was a bit lost.

Fast forward to today though and the advancement in cloud storage technology has come to my rescue. I used a couple of cloud services, mainly Dropbox and Microsoft’s One Drive as well as having them stored on my laptop, meaning I have multiple backups now and shouldn’t (touch wood) run into that problem again.

So I can’t stress enough how important it is to backup your work, you don’t want to put all your eggs in one basket, keep it on your computer but set up a dropbox and have a copy of your photos there.

If you have any tips on safeguarding your photos, make sure to let me and the readers know in the comments section below.

Weddings: Another trend I found in the UK

Some of you main have seen my post last month about the trend of Wedding Videographers in the UK.

Here’s another one I found.

Photo booths, yes, you heard it here first. It’s huge in the UK and will only roll out across the whole of the world.

ph hireImage source thanks to OMG Entertainments, photo booth hire in Kent, UK.

Well worth checking our their Facebook page to see what goes on at a UK Wedding!

Until next time, speak you soon.

 

Photo of the month: February

Welcome back to photo of the month, where we feature a photo on the site for the whole of the month.

So February is here, and this month’s photo is a special one from Paul at Pauls Studio in the UK.

 

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I loved this photo so much I’ve even set it as my background on my desktop, top work Paul!

If you’d like to be considered for March’s photo of the month get your entries in via the contact page.