Re: Traveler's Backup Solution
- "garyisse" <garyisse@...> wrote:
> I am currently traveling in China for the second time. On this trip<http://gmail.google.com/>
> I have been here over a month and will be here a few more weeks. I
> have been shooting a LOT of video and my backup options are becoming
> limited. I have some tiny WD external drives I've been downloading
> everything to but aside from the fact that I quickly ran out of
> space, that didn't seem like the best option because I was carrying
> those around with me too.
> I am trying to protect myself from a couple of things, 1) theft, 2)
> damage from the elements, 3) Damage from physical mishandling
> (luggage, x-ray machines, etc) and 4) well, I'm in China so let's
> just call this one theft again.
> I was thinking of uploading to my server but to do so with the<http://www.fedex.com/cn_english/>
> original DV quality would require much more space than I'm willing
> to pay for. I also thought about making DV copies and mailing them
> home but then I figure those might get damaged, lost, stolen,
> mishandled, etc as well. I started putting them on DVD but I now
> have a stack of DVDs that I'm not sure what to do with... send them
> home? Lock them up here? Not sure.
> I haven't had time to even touch most of the footage so it's mostly<http://spinxpress.com/>
> unedited stuff so I don't want to post any of it on any of the
> distribution sites like blip or youtube.
> Thanks in advance for your feedback.
> Gary Isse