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Originally Posted by LastBucsfan View Post
That's why I image to an external once in awhile too.
That's not what he's talking about.

A lot of professional photographers either use an online storage site or have a harddrive off-site (rental storage, their parents' house, etc.) in case something happens in the house that physically destroys all the harddrives in there, i.e. flood or fire.

He definitely has a point, as a simple RAID 1 array and syncing to an external won't help if a fire breaks out or a thief breaks in.
post #22 of 22
I don't have THAT many photo's, but I've grown used to keeping a USB drive in a safe, three individual external HDD's with copies, burned DVD's inside my case and online backups across multiple hosting sites. I've lost photo's before and won't do it again. Ever. The most important folder in my life is 10.6Gb, and I'll do whatever I can to prevent corruption. So RAID two drives, but make manual copies elsewhere just to be on the safe side.
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Vostro
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Galaxy S4
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