Recommended memory card size

Started Oct 28, 2010 | Discussions thread
PenguinPhotoCo Veteran Member • Posts: 6,284
need more info...

What do you shoot? How many images for a session/event/whatever?

With 10-11mp images in RAW I like 4 gb cards (about 250 images). It keeps me from overshooting at port sessions but hold enough I'm not swapping cards every hour at a wedding.

My last camera came as a package deal with a 16b card and I"m using that for weddings - it'll hold a whole one and then some. I thought about getting some 8s but having 15 4g cards has it's advantages if you shoot a lot (12 sessions last week for me) - one card per session works very well.

If you're gonna shoot video your needs may be different though (i think that's why the camera came with such a big card).

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