Posts made in January, 2010

The Ultimate Data Storage Unit

Posted in Photography Blog, Technology

If you’re into photography like I am OR worse VIDEO – you’re going to need a TON of disk space. Not to mention that you’re probably going to want some kind of backup of that data. When you get into multi-terabyte drives, backup can become a problem! Think about it, if you have 1, 2 or 3 Terabytes of data, you’ll need 1, 2 or 3 Terabytes of storage to backup that data. That brings me to my “Ultimate Data Storage Unit”: the Drobo. Data Robotics’ Drobo was just what the doctor ordered for me. I had finally had it with the myriad of external 250GB...

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NewerTech Voyager Q Review

Posted in Photography Blog, Technology

Every now and then I come across an amazing product, and just need to share it. I saw this product in a catalog several months back and thought it would be a neat solution for creating bootable backups of my iMac, Macbook Pro and older Powerbook G4. Well, it took me a while, but I finally got around to ordering the theNewerTech Voyager Q Hard Drive Docking Solution (FireWire∆ 800/400/USB 2.0/eSATA SATA I/II ). As you can see from the picture (left), it accepts both SATA Desktop hard drives as well as SATA laptop hard drives. I like this because you can utilize existing hard drives (that you...

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February 2010 Desktop Calendar

Posted in Photography Blog

I love desktop calendars! My cousin Paula does one for her siteYogaDudes Blogspot page – each month a new desktop calendar. So, with that in mind, I’m going to try to pick an appropriate photograph out of my library of pics and present to you a new calendar each month. Not that I need more on my plate, but it’s something that will help me keep focused on taking photographs, working in Photoshop and updating my website! This month (actually February’s) is a shot I took in Feb ’09 in Essex, CT. The sun was setting and there was the most beautiful pink reflecting...

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