We're going to start our New Year's post with the single most important thing for wedding photographers - or any photographer for videographer - backing up and protecting your data. On Google News, I have a customized news-feed on "Wedding Photographer". As a news item, there are too many sad stories that pops up on my feed on couples losing their wedding photos. Why would a fantastic wedding that happens flawlessly be newsworthy other than thousands of likes on Instagram?
Everyone also knows a story - photographer loses wedding photos on subway, cars get broken into, a friend photographing wedding going awry (another post later), are among the countless stories that shouldn't exist. There is only one chance to capture and preserve wedding photos. As a hired professional photographer, your entire life should revolve around backing up your data. Everyday, your data should be going to multiple harddrives, NAS, multiple clouds, and an offline copy at your grandma's house. Here is our method in backing up. This is very easy once your system is all set up:
by John & Joseph