This will be the last installment on the series Introducing Photography to kids. If you would have any questions or am looking for photography related activities for your kids do head over to the photography group in our forums.
Storage is a main issue when one is into photography. Each photo can be the size of a few megabytes and if you are taking short video segments with your camera you will find that
before you realise it your 2MB memory card is full.
I try to take pictures of my boys as and when the opportunity arises. Just looking back at the thousands of photos taken these past few years I shudder when I think of the possibility of these memories vaporizing into cyberspace if one fine day my PC decided to die on me.
There are both online and offline storage mediums which can be used.
- External Hard drives. Last weekend while shopping for a new bag for my laptop I saw that external hard drives now come in 1 TB. (Terabyte ) which is the largest size I have seen so far.
(Which I have personally tried and enjoyed using_
This is a very popular online photo album. It has these features:allows one to upload pictures via the Flickr Uploadr, iPhoto, Aperture, or Windows XP plugins, Flickr upload web page,via email or various free third-party desktop programs
It has free (unlimited) storage , allows you to create your own website to share your phoots and make your photos in photobooks, cds and other print media.
Besides these two mentioned online photo sharing/storage sites there are countless others which I have not feature here.