In the past, when we took photos, film served as both the recorder and our backup. Our processed slides or negatives were our photo backup. With digital photography, the camera’s “camera card” can be considered the recorder. Yet if you only keep your photos on the camera card, it will eventually run out of space. And not only that: In case the card is erased, lost or damaged, you’d be left with no photos at all. To safeguard your photos, it’s good practice to frequently transfer your digital photos to a new location — usually a computer — to view, share and manage more easily.
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