Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Top 5 Reasons People Don't Shoot RAW – Part 2

Hard drives are too expensive
This past August I picked up a Hitachi 2TB internal drive for about $110 at TigerDirect. In doing some research for this post I discovered that hard drive prices have gone way up since then.

When I looked further, I found an article on TMC Net quoting blogger Marc Bevand whose recent post is titled “1TB Hard Drive Prices up 180% in a Month”. The culprit? - flooding in Thailand, where a large percentage of the hard drives produced in the world are made.

Okay, I have to concede that hard drives, for now at least, are fairly expensive, but I still don't think this is a show stopper long term.

Top 5 Reasons People Don't Shoot RAW - Part 3.

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