what if I lose my camera? | Everything Else Forum | Forums: Ask the Geeks!

Please ask your questions here (not in email) – we promise to respond here, no such promise with email. This is a benefit of membership. Here’s info  on how to post to this Q&A Forum.

You must be logged in as a Premium Member to Ask the Geeks a question. All are welcome to freely browse the Forums.

Avatar
Lost password?
Advanced Search
Forum Scope


Match



Forum Options



Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
sp_TopicIcon
what if I lose my camera?
May 23, 2012
4:07 pm
Avatar
maryann tulloch
Guest
Guests

We are going on a vacation to the east coast of Canada this year.  We are seniors who do not have all the bells and whistles.  We have a camera and a newer 17 inch laptop.

 

I wasn’t planning on taking my laptop with us . How can I save my photos in the event I lose my camera?

May 27, 2012
11:14 pm
Avatar
MrsGeek
Admin
Forum Posts: 2969
Member Since:
July 2, 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

In my opinion, it’s worth buying a $300 netbook (small laptop computer) just to store your pictures.  Otherwise, you need to buy several camera cards and have a safe place to keep them till you get back home.  OR – a special option is to use the Eye-Fi camera card which can be configured to use a Wi-Fi hotspot to transfer your pictures directly from the camera to a website for safekeeping till you get home.

June 1, 2012
9:45 am
Avatar
MrGeek
Admin
Forum Posts: 428
Member Since:
November 3, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Another option is a portable storage device like the Epson P-3000.  Our friend Glenn got one for his trip to Alaska and says it worked great.

Helping Travelers to Plan, Preserve, and Share their Travels

Forum Timezone: America/New_York
Most Users Ever Online: 301
Currently Online:
Guest(s) 14
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Top Posters:
THOMAS J PARKS: 160
Roxie Marston: 118
Barbara Dalderis: 108
Bob Brown: 96
David Cross: 89
guppy1: 81
Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 402
Members: 1179
Moderators: 1
Admins: 4
Forum Stats:
Groups: 3
Forums: 19
Topics: 2158
Posts: 7162
Newest Members:
Leslie Flanders, Joseph Hendrickson, Linda Friedman, Mary Baughman, kristen sakati, Rik Klein
Moderators: Jim Guld: 0
Administrators: MrGeek: 428, MrsGeek: 2969, Craig Biles: 0, David Carr: 1