Equipment Etiquette: Media Management (Camera Lesson 25)
Summary: Ryan shows you how to properly handle your media so that your footage is properly managed.
Length: 3:28 minutes
Properly managing recorded media often gets over looked and people try to cut corners. If you are not smart about how you handle your media, you can easily lose a day or more of footage. In this video I’ll share with you the three rules that will help you avoid that from happening.
Three Steps to Managing Your Media
1. Buy Quality Hard Drives
The first step to proper media management is to buy the correct drives. This is not an area you want to skimp on. Even if you have to spend and extra $50 per drive, that will be cheaper than having to do a complete reshoot. So buy hard drives from a reliable manufacturer. I get great results from manufactures like G-Tech, Western Digital, and Seagate.
The number one rule when it comes to media management is that unless you have…