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New Option for Fast External Storage

Most photographers would like to spend more time shooting and less time editing and developing image files on a computer.  One way to speed up the process is to select equipment that accelerates those tasks.  There are plenty of resources … Continue reading

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Another Step Forward in Storage

Technology marches on.  As solid state storage gains more momentum, Samsung continues their industry lead announcing an NVMe 1TB SM961 M.2 model with 3200 MB/s / 1800 MB/s read/write performance at a price lower than current models with less performance … Continue reading

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Desktop Internal Storage

Once image files are captured in the field, they have to be stored on a drive of some sort to be optimized and archived.  Over time, collections tend to balloon beyond expectation.  Thankfully, hard disk drive capacities have grown too, … Continue reading

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Portable Storage

Outdoor photographers create image files that have to be saved somewhere.  Protecting those files—in the field, while being processed, and in archive—is a critical part of the extended management necessary to maximize and make one’s efforts worthwhile.  In some respects … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap

Storage is undergoing a rapid evolution with solid state options increasing in size while new protocols offer quantum increases in speed with the newest interfaces, but sometimes you can’t get it all in one package.  If your computer (laptop or … Continue reading

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More Convergence

Computers—laptops in particular—are in the middle of some very big changes, and any photographers pondering a new purchase would do well to consider technical features that are either here now or will be available in the next few months.  Advancements … Continue reading

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Storage Renaissance

Just in case you haven’t been watching the technical details of several recent hardware releases, there’s a revolution underway in storage.  A good example is the just-updated Apple 15” Retina MacBook Pro, in which the PCIe-based SSD is two-and-a-half times … Continue reading

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How Long Will Your Files Last?

One of the continuing concerns for digital photographers is the question of how long digital files will last.  Not just image files of course…anything saved to some sort of memory device in digital form.  Unfortunately, the quick answer is that … Continue reading

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