Topic: backup
What Is a 3-2-1 Backup Strategy and How Should Photographers Use It?

What Is a 3-2-1 Backup Strategy and How Should Photographers Use It?

The topic of backing up your photos is always a popular one. I often refer to a 3-2-1 backup strategy as an absolute minimum strategy to protect your photos. In this post I’ll explain in detail what I mean by a 3-2-1 backup strategy, and include examples of both correct and incorrect setups. You need to get this right if you want your photos to be safe.

Sandisk Extreme Pro SSD Review

Sandisk Extreme Pro SSD Review

The Sandisk Extreme Pro SSD features the latest NVMe SSD technology that should deliver twice the speed of previous SSD tech. Also, it’s still tiny! Let’s take a look and see how it performs.

6 Ways to Speed up Your Drobo

6 Ways to Speed up Your Drobo

Drobos are an excellent, cost-effective backup soultion. Having used Drobos to store my photos for over a decade, I have a few tricks up my sleeve to speed them up.

Sandisk Extreme Portable SSD Review

Sandisk Extreme Portable SSD Review

The Sandisk Extreme Portable SSD manages to explain itself very well in its own name. It’s an SSD, and it’s extremely small! But is it any good? Let’s find out.

Best Rugged Hard Drives for Photographers in 2020

Best Rugged Hard Drives for Photographers in 2020

A “rugged” drive is one that has been designed to withstand bumps and drops, as well as offering at least some protection from water. Let’s examine the best rugged hard drives for photographers this year.

When Is a Photo Backup Not a Photo Backup?

When Is a Photo Backup Not a Photo Backup?

Your photos are at risk if you don’t understand a few important things about backups and RAID systems. Please take the time to read this and make sure you understand it. I don’t want to hear any more horror stories from my readers!

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C Review

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C Review

A detailed review of the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt + USB-C portable, bus-powered hard drive. Is this the best hard drive for your photo storage needs?

My Backup Routine – Early 2016

My Backup Routine – Early 2016

When I wrote this popular post last year, I promised I’d keep it running as a series to document any changes I make. I’ve made some sizeable updates to my computer system since the last one. Always learning, always improving…

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Best Monopod Heads in 2020

Best Monopod Heads in 2020

A monopod is a useful piece of gear on its own, but adding the right monopod head can increase stability and ease of use. These are the best monopod heads on the market right now.

ProMediaGear Katana Junior Gimbal Review

ProMediaGear Katana Junior Gimbal Review

The Katana Junior gimbal from ProMediaGear is a lightweight photographic gimbal for your tripod, capable of holding any long lens setup you can think of. Let’s find out how it compares to the competition…

Wildlife Photography Pro Tip: How to Select your Best Images

Wildlife Photography Pro Tip: How to Select your Best Images

The importance of careful image selection is a greatly underestimated task in any situation where you're photographing the same subject for more than just a couple off photos. On a wildlife photography safari or expedition, it's often the case that you'll get to spend...