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Old Jun 8, 2010, 4:14 PM   #1
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I've always transferred my digital pics to my computer and I keep them there. But, I also make a CD backup. Now that I have a Canon XSi, the pic file size is much bigger than my previous camera and not nearly as many fit on a CD. Is this just something I need to accept or is there something different I could do?
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Old Jun 8, 2010, 4:27 PM   #2
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Burn them to a DVD

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Burn them to a DVD

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..or a USB flash drive.

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I've always transferred my digital pics to my computer and I keep them there. But, I also make a CD backup. Now that I have a Canon XSi, the pic file size is much bigger than my previous camera and not nearly as many fit on a CD. Is this just something I need to accept or is there something different I could do?
Tell me about it! I always backed up my photos to CD or DVD. Since I started
shooting in RAW+JPEG, the size of my backups has increased dramatically.
My 2010 images folder is 100GB and growing. I am using two external hard
drives for backup at the moment.

You can get about six CDs worth of data on a DVD. Make sure that you
use reasonably good quality discs. Verbatim are one of the better brands.
Always verify after burning and make multiple backups just in case you
have a disc failure.

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bluray writers are becoming more affordale now too
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