Caring for memory cards
It is very important for this Cambridge wedding photographer to know how to care for his memory cards. Your memory cards are your first line of defense and weaponry as a wedding photographer. It is of utmost importance that you make sure that they are well taken care of every single time. This is not the type of things that you can afford to go ahead and be complacent with because this is something that can seriously ruin your wedding photo shoot.
Formatting issues while being in the middle of a wedding photo shoot is every professional wedding photographer’s nightmare.
You certainly would not want this to happen to you. Imagine being halfway through and for some unknown reason, your memory card decides to go crazyand ends up losing everything that you managed to shoot. A simple sorry will never be enough and your clients will never take something like this lightly. You will be demanded to return their money or worse, you might even end up getting sued for it. Prepare and get yourself covered as much as possible by checking out a few basic tips.
Finding a memory card organizer
Find a nice memory card organizer that you can put all of your memory cards in. When you proceed to just stuff your memory cards anywhere, you run the risk of losing them or of getting them damaged or scratched. Any one of those things will turn out to have truly damaging effects on your memory cards. You should always try to make sure that your cards are stored the right way every single time. Invest in a high quality memory card organizer if you can afford it. If you can’t, try to be a little more practical and craft with the solutions that you come up with. For as long as you get to store them the right way and for as long as you will get to go ahead and carry your memory cards safely without too much trouble somewhere in between, you get to maximize the life spans of these said memory cards at the same time.
Wiping off data
Make a habit out of constantly wiping data off of your memory cards after every use. This will save you time and hassle as this Cambridge wedding photographer. Make a habit out of this. This might seem like a bit of a hassle in the beginning but after quite some time of doing this again and again, it will slowly incorporate itself into your routine and it will not end up bothering you as much as it initially did in the beginning. Memory cards, for some reason, are more prone to getting corrupted and other formatting errors when you store files or data on a more long term basis. This is what you should be looking out for as much as possible.
Activating dual card
Activate the dual card slot setting in your camera. You can actually write on two memory card at the same time when you are shooting your photos. Make sure that you switch this on so that you get to have your first line of backups right then and there.