What happened to my photos? If you've ever had this experience, you're not alone. The downside of digital photography is that sometimes things can go awry. Your trusted memory card can become a vortex, leaving last week's vacation photos just out of your grasp.
Before you panic, Thomas Hawk gives some good tips on how to recover photos from a stalled memory card, as he recounts his recent harrowing experience. The basic steps are: don't panic, stop using it, and try to recover the photos using a handy piece of software. He suggests Data Rescue's PhotoRescue, which you only need to purchase after verifiying it can actually find your photos. We'd add that carrying around an extra memory card is always a good practice. Let us know your tips in the comments.