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By shs - / Thursday 21 October 2010 19:43 / United States
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102 - I don't understand why you'd be stuck paying for it if it's not your fault. Sure, it's expensive but you didn't cause the film to corrupt. I'd fight it.

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I lied. That actually happened to me 4 years ago while I was photographing this couple out in Guam. I just hate you.

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#69 1. As someone already said, kind of hard to make CDs and Backups if the card was corrupt prior to computer access. 2. It's not like the cards corrupt right and left, it's probably just as likely that a role of film will be exposed to light, and digital cameras make taking photos much cheaper. I can snap off seven photos in a row and pick the best one, using traditional film, my options are more limited and costly, which leads to fewer oppertunities to get the crowning shot, esp

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memory cards are so old 2000's. pro cameras should now save images to the cloud. next decade there will be an fml about wedding photos lost because the server farm in Iowa burned down.

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Yeah I got 5 pictures of my wedding, and no CDs because of something similiar. be grateful you can do yours over again.

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he'd better just send the memory card to data recovery center or something like that, doing it himself might just fuck up the last glimpse of chance of recovering the photos. If it's physcially corrupted, then your life sucks. Print the damn photos out if anybody else is having a wedding.

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actually the technician the photographer works with determined that it may take 4 months to recover them. there's no guarantee that it would actually work though and it's extremely expensive.

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102 - I don't understand why you'd be stuck paying for it if it's not your fault. Sure, it's expensive but you didn't cause the film to corrupt. I'd fight it.

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I say this as an electrical engineer: don't accept your photographer's statement without further explanation. There is no reason why it should take 4 months to recover the files. For hard drives - which have mechanical parts and a sealed to protect them from air impurities - fine recovery can be a complicated technical process. However a Flash card contains only chips, no moving parts. Tell your photographer to use a different recovery service.

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I only said I was kidding. Not that I was trying to make a joke or be funny. I succeeded at trolling and some people are just too dumb to realize that.

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Wow give it up. If you never tried to defend yourself no one would've thought you were a dumbass. But it's a little too late for that.

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I think it means you have tons of money you feel like throwing away, but you really hate charities. That's all I can figure.

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I was thinking this as well what kind of dick gets a photographer for their engagement party this is just as bad as expecting gifts for the same said event

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Not engagement *party* photos; photos to go in the engagement announcement. It's not an uncommon thing, people. Many couples do engagement announcements if they plan to wait awhile before getting married, or they use them as a save-the-date type announcement before the wedding details like location and time are hashed out. Mr. Doe and I had some done for grandparents and whatnot, but we just had a friend hit the button since Mr. Doe's a photographer by trade.

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Slot of people get engagment photos. When my sister got engaged, a friend of theirs did photos for them. Not uncommon at all.

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THANK YOU for saying that. clearly most of the people on here have never been engaged, nor do they know what engagement photos actually are!

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ok shit happens, yeah he was wrong for only having one copy but if it never happened to him in 8 years I can see why not, you should have been following up on him having backup copies too

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1. I can spot one spelling and one grammar error in your post. 2. OP was establishing a clean long-standing record. 3. Lots of people 4. Your "got" is superfluous.

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There's a lower standard for grammar and spelling in the comments than the actual fml, so why care about grammar mistakes in a post? And I marked YDI specifically because I doubt the intelligence of the OP when such basic grammar mistakes are made. And you get engagement photos taken by a professional with an arrangement, not during any one time event like your wedding, so you could just go a second time?

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