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Old 6th January 2008
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how many photos taken ?

so how many photos have people taken on there dslr ?

ive taken 669 so far shame only a few are keepers lol.





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so how many photos have people taken on there dslr ?

ive taken 669 so far shame only a few are keepers lol.





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Hi Dave -

I can't find in my computer the instructions (which I stored) for how many my E-510 has taken. Can anyone post those for me please?

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Re: how many photos taken ?

Hi Barry try this link.

http://www.biofos.com/cornucop/hidden.html

I assume it will work for the E510.But heed the warning
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Re: how many photos taken ?

Also bear in mind that using live view adds to the shutter actuation count, so that will skew the numbers. I think (I read it somewhere anyway).
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Re: how many photos taken ?

It would seem my useage so far is 1112 activations 86 with flash. Less what was used before shipping/testing.

It would appear I need to click more - although having said that I do use other cameras too.

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ps Thanks for the link. For the E-510 the MENU button is used as is does not have a DISPLAY one.
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Re: how many photos taken ?

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so how many photos have people taken on there dslr ?

ive taken 669 so far shame only a few are keepers lol.

dave.

Oh dear... I got my E500 when I got married last year and I had the first photo related argument as I passed 900 images on the Honeymoon ( it was Rome after all where else could be any better)

Well Imatch reports 17,017 today which is what I've kept so the shot total must be about twice that. However Quantity does not equal quality as I'm sure many will agree and I know that I'm still learning how the functions on this new to me digital camera work.

I still find I miss shots because I still think like film and forget I can make adjustments to settings or afterwards.

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Re: how many photos taken ?

No way am I going to press all those buttons just to get a figure that's pretty meaningless for me. But it did get me approximating thinking (or something like that).

If I'm out landscape shooting then I may only take 5 - 10 shots in a whole morning, and probably only a couple will I intend for keepers - the rest will be recce shots for other days/lights.

Shooting birds, then 150 + shots in an afternoon would not be unusual.

Doing a small village church - inside and out - between 25 and 50 shots.

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Re: how many photos taken ?

Erm I've taken 1737 approx since the end of November

I just checked the file where I store my photo's. Although some of them are duplicates as I shoot in Raw & Jpeg. Of course there are probably several hundred that I've binned as well lol

Got a new hard drive today specifically for storing my photo's. Got 160gb so it should hopefully last me a wee while
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Erm I've taken 1737 approx since the end of November

I just checked the file where I store my photo's. Although some of them are duplicates as I shoot in Raw & Jpeg. Of course there are probably several hundred that I've binned as well lol

Got a new hard drive today specifically for storing my photo's. Got 160gb so it should hopefully last me a wee while
Don't bank on it Susan...!! These external drives soon fill up with ORF's and JPG's thats for sure.

I have two external drives, a 250GB one and a 500GB one... will soon be needing another one...
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lol your lucky, im stuck with my 60 gig lappy drive for now
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lol your lucky, im stuck with my 60 gig lappy drive for now
How will you manage when your library grows BigD? Do you archive to DVD? and shoot in JPG?
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Re: how many photos taken ?

I have taken well over 3000 shots with my Oly 400 & 510 and other cameras. I normally keep most, if not all images taken. This way I can learn from my mistakes (or try to). I currently have 48.5GB of images in 17301 files. Some are RAW duplicates.

I have one important thing to say.... BACKUP and often.

Do not rely on a new shiny hard drive for all of your data. I have had several new drives fail in the first week of use. If you can backup to DVD (or CD) and try to store a copy off site. As I have posted in another thread, I lost 60GB of data 3-4 years ago. Most were CD/DVD ISO images for mounting across my network, but I lost some very important pictures and documents.

If anyone needs advice on backup strategies, please let me know.
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Re: how many photos taken ?

My new hard drive is in

Although Garrie's partitioned it for me, as I wanted a section for my photo's and also a seperate section for my design work.
However it's taking some amout of sorting through to clear the rubbish that I don't need

Will definately be backing up to dvd, going to aim for a weekly basis, the drive is a seagate barracuda that I got so I know that any problems with failure it's got a good guarantee. Obviously though that doesn't help if I've lost all my shots. However we're running 4 seagate barracuda's and touch wood haven't had one fail yet (hope i haven't just jinxed us!!)

It would be really good to hear any other tips you have on other backup techniques John, if you wouldn't mind advising?

Will let you all know how long it takes to fill it lol

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How will you manage when your library grows BigD? Do you archive to DVD? and shoot in JPG?

at the moment i just delete all the pictures that turn out bad, and upload the rest not ideal i know, but im saving to move out so an external hdd isnt very high on my priorities now
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Re: how many photos taken ?

Hi Folk

I have to say that I'm entirely in agreement with j.baker. You can't rely on Hard Drives.. !

I work in IT and have many a times had to console someone who's just lost all their valuable data and photo's (especially family events) can be irreplaceable.

Don't just think about HDD problems. Fire & theft play a part.

There was a thread a while ago that went into this http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthre...ghlight=backup

If you read my post you can see how paranoid I am in relation to this - it's come from experience the hard way

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