Imaging scientist Ren Ng's years of research into capturing "light fields" using increasingly high-resolution digital imaging sensors have finally come to fruition. Ng's company, Lytro, unveiled its first consumer product on Wednesday -- a digital camera capable of capturing "living images" that can be infinitely refocused after capture. While the new camera is designed to change the way we capture and share snapshots, the technology has the potential to radically alter how all photographs are made.
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Keeping track from capture to storage -- Judy Hermann / Olympus
Today, most of us store our photos digitally. We regularly scroll through hundreds of thumbnails to find the one we seek and every day we run the risk of losing files to electrical surges, corruption, drive failure or simple user error.
It doesn't have to be this hard. Follow these six simple tips from professional photographer, Judy Herrmann, to help preserve your files and quickly find the photo collections you're looking for.
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These are just basic rules to follow, but I bet most folks don't. It surprises me how many people to not even back up there data. With the speed of technology dropping prices and how much digital content we have now, it's cheap and easy to do.