Apr 8, 2005

Storing Photos on CD and DVD

Vivid Light Photography has some great tips for photographers who burn images to CD and DVD. What do we really know about all those shiny silver and gold disks that clutter our offices? We make the assumption that they'll keep our images safe for years to come. But how long is that? 5 years? 10 years? 20 years? 50 years? Does it vary from disk to disk? What about DVD? And is there really a difference between name brand disks from folks like Kodak, 3M and TDK compared to cheapo no-name disks at a fraction of the cost?

Head on over to Vivid Light to learn all about optical storage.