How Long Do Memory Cards Last?

In response to my article entitled “9 Things Photographers Need to Know About Memory Cards“, Richard Cole and Aloha Lavina sent in a question about memory cards and this post will serve as a response. The Memory Card Reliability Question How long do CF memory cards last?  Should I replace my old cards after a while, or will they still …

9 Things Photographers Need to Know About Memory Cards

Photographers are gearheads.  We love to know what the latest-and-greatest technology is and what piece of gear will produce optimal results.  I admit it.  I love the technology side of photography and I enjoy pixel peeping even when I know it doesn’t really help my photos.  Surprisingly, however, I am frequently shocked at how clueless photographers are about memory cards. …