In March I shared best practices for formatting hard drives, passing on the wisdom of Peter Krogh and dpBestflow.org. On Monday, I put yet another 1.5 TB Lacie external drive on line, and again I needed to refer to Krogh’s excellent video tutorial featured in the “Hard Drive Handling” section of dpBestflow.org.
Here I share screen shots of the step-by-step process because, 1) they serve as a quick, valuable reference to Krogh’s video, 2) I want to encourage you to do this!, and 3) Because, let’s face it, you guys just love my screen shot posts.
Zeroing out hard drives is really easy, but the steps are not at all intuitive. For PC users (and Mac users wanting the skinny on my steps), check out Krogh’s video tutorials featured in my earlier post.
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If you are a successful photographer secure in you image making there’s no need to turn to “Rick Sammon’s Exploring the Light: Making the Very Best In-Camera Exposures.” If however, you need help with your process, your composition, your use of natural and strobe light, not to mention critical fundamentals regarding exposure, this book is a fantastic, easy and enlightening read.
“Exploring the Light” is also a perfect book to recommend to the would-be photographers or amateurs you encounter who need a good, helping hand, but that find that most basic photography how-to books fall short. The reason most basic photography books fall short is because they miss critical fundamentals or over-explain over-rated technical fine-points.
A respected photographic educator, Rick Sammon has written more than twenty books and scores of articles as well as Continue reading “Fantastic Book on In-Camera Digital Fundamentals”