I’ve never personally lost files from a computer crash, but I know there are many who have and didn’t take the precaution to back their files up. Don’t be that person! It’s much better to be extra paranoid about what could go wrong and be overly prepared by having multiple backups. I’ll talk about the infamous “cloud” in another post, but for now, let’s stick with the tangible.   Depending on your computer’s storage, you may find that it has enough room to store all of your images and more. However, many of us don’t have a great deal of storage space to work with, so we put our photos on external drives. Wherever you decide to store items, you still should back them up. I recommend backing up two separate devices and storing those in different locations so if one is damaged and/or lost you still have another to recover from.   External hard drives are more affordable than ever but prices will vary depending on the size & brand you choose. I have a large 2TB that I typically work from, and two 1TB backups. All of those are Seagate, which is one of the highest rated […]
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