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Which Is Better: Format A Memory Card In A Camera Or Format A Memory Card In A Computer?
The need to format a memory card within a camera is advice that’s often passed around in the worlds of photography and video. But when asked, very few can explain why it is important. So, this need is just a myth, right? Well no, not exactly. It’s real, but it’s one of those things that’s never really a problem until it becomes a problem.
“Speed, durability, reliability”
Jona Siebel, World Rally Championship 2018
ProGrade Digital products are essential to the global broadcast efforts of the FIA World Rally Championship…
“Make it a goal to come away with one super great image”
Most likely every professional photographer receives lots of advice early in his or her career; I know I did. The one piece of advice I constantly applied, and still apply some 35 years later, is to approach a motorsport or sporting event shoot with the goal of coming away with one, and only one, super great image…
CFx – next generation memory cards for digital imaging
The evolution of memory cards for professional grade applications, such as high-end DSLRs and Mirrorless still cameras as well as for professional grade camcorders, has been playing out since the mid-90s when CompactFlash was first introduced…
Capturing high definition video and more – at 120mph!
For most people, a flash memory card is a small piece of plastic that is placed into a digital camera in order to capture still images and video. For the World Rally Championship (WRC), memory cards provide a reliable way to capture high-definition video and diagnostic data from within the rally cars while traveling over some of the roughest terrain in the world – frequently moving at speeds of up to 120mph…
CFast 2.0 cards, available in capacities ranging from 128GB to 512GB, offer incredible speeds of up to 550MB/sec. Colin McMaster, Partner at McKlein Photography, was one of the first to test out the new card prior to its release…read more
Defining Read and Write Speeds for Photography and Motion Capture
From the earliest days of marketing memory cards for use in digital cameras, manufacturers have used performance (transfer speed) as a measure of product “value positioning.” One underlying reason for this is that some applications can truly benefit from a faster transfer speed, and so the measure of performance has had real value to certain buyers…