ALEXEY GUBIN, DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOOL:
"Nowadays almost all photos are taken using various digital devices. In the era of paper photos, the main photo destructors were natural disasters like fire, and also such a phenomenon as discolouration. Modern digital photos face mainly the same dangers – fires, floods, and so on. Surprisingly, digital photos also have some equivalent to discoloration – degradation of a photo storage device over time. However, apart from these dangers inherited from paper predecessors, digital photos are subject to new specific dangers, for example: loss of photos due to a storage device failure. Let’s discuss in more detail what dangers digital photos might face and how you can avoid many of them.
"Generally speaking, there are three bottlenecks where you can lose photos – when taking photos, when transferring them, and in storage."
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