No matter what the operating system you are using, photo loss can take place from Mac computer, like Windows and Linux. With the evolution of the highly developed digital camera, capturing photos and shooting video clips have become more entertaining and fascinating. Moreover, the photos that you have taken using the digital camera can be viewed right away, and it will not take much time to share those photos and videos with our associates, classmates and relatives. By connecting the camera to the memory card you can upload your valuable photos to various social networking web sites.
The memory card inserted in the digital camera allows the user to capture photos and shoot videos easily. However, with digital images stored in the memory card are not safe and data loss can happen at any time due to several reasons. When you delete a photo accidentally or format the computer hard drive, memory card, memory stick, SD card or USB drives where the photos are stored; also due to software malfunction you may lose your precious photos. While transferring photos to the computer hard drive, if anything goes wrong like, removing the USB cable abruptly or yanking the memory card from the card reader can also lead to losing your memorable pictures.
Even though you are well organized and systematic in backing up the photos and related data, sometimes you may misplace the data. If you are deleting the data after ensuring the proper backup from your mac Computer, you can still lose photos if the backup is not functioning correctly. So you should be very careful when taking backups. Always use an external storage device like CD, DVD or other storage device to store the backup data. Ensure that that you drive out the portable storage device securely. Make sure that the CD or DVD which you are using to take the backup, is working and do not have any scratches or glitches. Since the flash drives get corrupted easily avoid copying the photo to it.
If your backup is not functioning and if you have deleted photos from Mac hard drive, you have no alternative other than to make an effort and recover the deleted photos. However if you used the simple delete key to erase the photos, the photos will be available in the trash you can recover it from there. If that is not the case, the possible way to retrieve deleted photos is by utilizing specialized photo recovery software for Mac OS X. Always select the photo recovery tool carefully as the incorrect software can lead to further damage than good. When choosing the Mac photo recovery utility makes sure that the software is proficient in retrieving photos when the partition has been formatted or the volume does not mount, and the partition map or catalog map is corrupted. Ensure that the software is read only application and permits you to preview files before recovering. Always make sure that you have saved the recovered data to another healthy machine.