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A backup is a duplicate intended to be kept in case of problems with an original. Such as a backup camera or a backup copy of some images.

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Do any cameras with dual SD card slots support copying images from one card to the other?

Luckily, I've never had a memory card fail on me thus far and since making a backup copy of a memory card never was a real option for me when traveling, I never worried too much about backups. Today ...
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How to backup my flash card without computer [duplicate]

I travel a lot, mainly in Asia, and take a lot of photos in each of my trips. Can you recommend me a device to backup my photos from my flash card to another external drive without using a computer? ...
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Can I ask Lightroom to delete copied photos from the SD card?

I have a 32GB SD card, and I find that I run out of space on the card sooner than I'd like. Can I get Lightroom to delete the photos from the SD card after they have been copied to the Mac? Not just ...
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Backing up iPhone photos to iPad Mini on lengthy travel

I will be purchasing an iPad mini for my iPhone to back up pictures (among other uses). I'll be traveling for approximately three months, and, as a traveler, I would say I don't take that many ...
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Can I back up just the iPhoto library, without the photos?

I maintain all of my photos on a separate hard drive on my network. I've imported them into iPhoto but did not select "copy to iPhoto", so they're merely referenced from the network drive. I've gone ...
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When I take “Time Machine” backup of Lightroom, does it backup my edits?

I´m wondering, if I take "Time Machine" of my Macbook Pro, does it backup Lightroom? And if it does, will my edits follow the picture?
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How to backup my memory card without a PC? [duplicate]

I'm going to travel for a long time and won't have access to PC or internet. I want to backup my photos from my memory card to my hard drive. Is there any solution that copies photos directly from a ...
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Best way to move photos to another drive (Lightroom)?

My wife uses Lightroom for her Photography business. Her main drive is filling up and I installed another drive into our Mac Pro to be used as an archive. She has groups of files (Weddings, since ...
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Photo backup solutions in the cloud [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What options are there for good, cheap online backup of photos? I am currently travelling quite a lot and sometimes carry up to two hard drives with me. While they are ...
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How can I select photos that are deleted in the working set from a backup?

I have a set of photos that I have backed up in two different locations. So I have three sets in total. In my working set, I deleted the photos that I deemed not good enough to keep. I actually ...
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how to backup large amounts of photos at home?

I have just lost an external drive and am looking for a more robust/ reliable way of backing up photos. I don't think the cloud is ready for me because I topically shoot 100 keepers and at 20MB each ...
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Feature differences of Photobackup devices [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I backup my RAW photos while travelling without Internet access? Disclaimer: long question. While this covers the grounds of this question I would like updated ...
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Lightroom: how to backup the catalog and photos (raw files) on a network drive

I read a couple of post talking about the same topic but i didn't get an answer (step by step) on how can i backup all my catalg and files (pictures/raws) to another drive (network drive). So far i ...
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How can I find duplicate photos in a very large pool of data (tens to hundreds of gigs)?

Can anyone suggests a good photo duplication detection utility that works well when I am dealing with about a 100gb of data (collected over the years)? I would prefer something that works on Ubuntu. ...
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What would I lose by deleting old Lightroom backup folders?

So I've noticed that the size of my harddisk drive that has the Lightroom backups is decreased dramatically. This is because it contains many Lightroom backups. I've almost 10,000 photos in my ...
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Looking for a DSLR bag with wallet for 7“ Android tablet / 9” netbook (for on-the-go editing, backup pics/WiFi uploads)

I'm looking for a DSLR camera bag that has a large enough wallet to house a 7" tablet or even a 9" netbook. I would like to carry a tablet or small notebook PC for making backup copies of the photos, ...
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Scanning film photograph for backup and archives

My mom asked me to scan all her photos both for the reason of having a backup in case of fire and so she can have them digitally. My scanner (Doxie) has the option of several different file formats ...
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Family Mac workflow to enable family editing/viewing of images/movies

What is the best software/hardware solution for editing/storage/viewing of a family's digital images/movies on multiple Macs? The family wants to collaborate on editing using Aperture and iMovie. We ...
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Prepare to format my PC and backing up my photos in Lightroom 4

So finally I've enough time to format my pc and install Windows 7, I have Lightroom 4 and I want to know how can I backup my photos, catalog and settings so I can retrieve them in Lightroom 4 after ...
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Different backup camera strategy

After reading good question here, I consider getting a backup. It looks like most photographers use same-camera-type backup, like 2 DSLRs and duplicate lenses. That is too expensive for amateurs! ...
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How important is a backup camera body?

I've read that a professional photographer should have at least two camera bodies, with one serving as a backup. How important is it to have a backup camera body? Consider both amateur and ...
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How do I backup raw files and lightroom metadata without running lightroom?

I am new to Lightroom and started using it when Lightroom4 beta was released. I was using Lightroom4 beta on a test machine. I have few raw files (NEF) imported and edited in Lightroom. The trial ...
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Is version control software used for photos?

I am a software developer at heart and by trade, and spend a lot of time in development tools... One of the more useful development tool types is version control, and for the uninitiated, it works ...
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If I back up a Lightroom catalog using Mac Time Machine, will the images still be properly connected?

I have recently moved from pc to mac and am about to start backing up my mac to a separate hard drive using Time Machine. My question is, if I am in the unfortunate position of needing to use the back ...
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How to properly archive Lightroom

We've got 4 catalogs running on our production computer (Families, Weddings, Fashion, Personal). All of these catalogs contain images that we want to retain long term. When our hard drive filled up, ...
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How to back up .NEF files to cloud in a simple and affordable way?

I'm looking for a way to easily and affordably make backups of my .NEF files. Ideally the solution should be: As simple and easy to use as Dropbox (or even be automatic plugin in Aperture or action ...
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How can I automatically back up only selected photos from Aperture?

Since some time I started using Aperture as my photo managament software. It offered me a nice workflow - but there's one thing I would like to know how to get working. I want to backup my files. ...
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Methods for wireless real-time remote backups of images?

This question was inspired by the recent question about Shooting Demonstrations and Political Events and the older How do you protect yourself at protests? question. It was originally posted as a ...
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What devices transfer photos from one flash media to another?

I recall seeing years ago a device which you would attach two USB drives to, and it would copy files from one USB device to the other. Usually two flash drives, but it would also work with sd to USB ...
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What options are there for good, cheap online backup of photos?

What is a good and cheap solution for online backup of over 100Gb, probably growing to 200+ in about a year, and then no doubt more after that. I am looking for something that can work in the ...
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Is there a way to export Lightroom's thumbnails whatever the resolution they are?

So, somehow I managed to erase folders containing some pictures. Now that I'm over my own stupidity, I ask, is there a way I can export Lightroom's thumbnails whatever the resolution they are? I ...
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How do you backup your photos? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What method is best to take backups of your digital photos? Just as the question says: How do you guys back up your images? CDs DVDs SD cards Internal/external HDD or ...
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What are backup options for the lazy but paranoid dSLR user?

My main computer is a laptop, so disk space is at a premium. I have been taking RAW photos on and off for 18 months and I'm worried about disk space now. What options do I have for backing up my ...
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Methods/experiences using Amazon S3 to store photos

I'm thinking of using S3 to backup my photos. Anyone have any experience with this? I'm wondering specifically: Cost: I know I can estimate the costs, but what are you paying? Methods: FTP, scripts, ...
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How should I back up my photos?

I currently have a Time Capsule backing up all of my photos but I'm looking for advice on how else to back them up. I feel as though I should have an online back up along with the Time Capsule or ...
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Does the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E4 II A allow backup up to an external USB hard rive?

From what I understood from the material found at http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/cameras/consumer_cameras_wft/wireless_file_transmitter_wft_e4_ii_a, this device is capable of ...
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Archiving digital photos while keeping thumbnails on the original computer

I'm running out of space on my laptop hard drive and will have to move some of my photos to a portable hard disk or burn them to DVD. Is there a way to keep thumbnails of the photos that I've archived ...
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How can I backup my RAW photos while travelling without Internet access?

This question seems similar to this one, but my needs are different : I shoot in RAW exclusively I'm looking for a 100% offline solution: while traveling, Internet won't be accessible the "laptop" ...
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How can I backup my photos while travelling?

I'm going travelling around the world for a year in September and am already panicking about how best to send my photos home while in various countries. Requirements: I only need to backup JPEG ...
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What method is best to take backups of your digital photos?

What method do you recommend to take secure backups of your photos? I have used Carbonite.com for my family photos and videos - it is an online backup - just select folders to backup and the software ...