How to recover images from corrupt card .... Essential tool

posted on 8th of june, 2011

I thought I should share another lesson I learnt this week past.

I was helping shoot some stills around a friends commercial film from morning until lunch on Saturday. I then went to download what I had, around 400 images, when my laptop registered that the card was unreadable. I pulled the card reader and reinserted into the USB port and this time it could read. On navigating to the folder though it registered only two strangely named files and none of the CR2 raw Canon images I'd been shooting.

I rememberEd a blog I read on Luminous Landscape and recalled accounts of some successful data recovery software used on a trip to Antarctica. After finding the name of the software and locating the latest version I downloaded the...

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Posted by Owaisphotography on November 28, 2011
Posted by Trottola on June 16, 2011
Thank you for sharing! Very useful!!!
It happened to me once too, the photograph shop helped me... I have been luck!
Posted by Anhong on June 14, 2011
Yes, many people encountered the same problem. Disk files accidentally lost. . . . . . Annoyed! It is very useful. Thanks for sharing!

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I moved to Adelaide, Australia in 1978 from Auckland, New Zealand, as a child. Raised in Townsville, North Queensland, I left home to work in Central Australia where I first became interested in photography as a field geologist. From there I took a role in Johannesburg, South Africa, returned to Australia to marry, moved to Santiago, spent five years there in the capital of Chile and since have moved back to Brisbane, Australia where I am now based. I live with my wife of eight years and our three year old son. I have spent the past 10 years travelling all over the world and as part of my trav... [Read more]

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