USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. It was designed to replace other plug-and-play devices like the parallel port, serial port, and keyboard connector. It can also transfer data at rates of up to 480 Mbit/s (60 MB/s). The USB standard has been updated quite a few times since its initial release in 1996.
This article will discuss three ways USB has changed photography and how you can use USB as a photographer!
1) USB flash drive – It is an external storage device that plugs into your computer with a removable cable or wire that stores information such as photos or video clips on it. You might be wondering why you should store your photos on a USB flash drive instead of your computer. Photo files are generally large and if you store them all on one device, there is a risk that they will crash which could result in data loss. Having multiple backups ensures that even if one USB fails the information can be accessed elsewhere!
2) USB for photographers Storage Space: Digital cameras take up more storage space than ever before due to their high-resolution capabilities, so USB drives are necessary for backing up all those photos without using up your computer’s hard drive or memory card space.
3) Backup: With most computers unable to store as much data as USB devices can hold (USBs can be formatted from 4GB-8TB),
The USB has changed the photography industry in many ways and is a must-have for any photographer.