World Backup Day: You Still Can Join In
The following first appeared on March 31, 2016, as a guest post at anaramirezphotography.com. Thank you, Ana, for allowing me to share the importance of backing up with your readers.
Curling and perhaps cracked around the edges, your grandparents’ black-and-white wedding photos stand a better chance of surviving than your own digital photos.
We love to snap images on our smart phones, show them to friends from our devices, and share some of them on social media.
But we often forget to download and back them up properly, failing to recognize that SIM Cards are where many digital images go to die. When the smartphone falls in the toilet or the puppy decides it’s a snack, then we remember. Panic sets in, and the regrets pile up.
We can be forgiven, in a way.
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