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How many pictures can you take on cards with 2GBS?


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That depends on several factors. Among them are the picture resolution (a 12MP picture will generally take more space than a 6MP picture), the quality (BASIC will produce smaller files than FINE). In addition, some cameras allow you take pictures in RAW format instead of (or in addition to) JPEG format. RAW files are much larger than JPEG files since they include all the data that comes from the sensor, not just the processed results. In addition, the subject itself will affect the size (a blank white wall requires less memory than a finely detailed landscape, for example).
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\015\012Your manual should have a page giving you general guidelines as to how many pictures you could expect to store on a card. That page may give you numbers for a different sized card, but you can simply scale the results. For example, if the page says it's for a 1GB card, simply double all the numbers.
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\015\012It's also good practice to have a spare card. That way, if you suddenly get creative (or if something happens to your first card) you can keep shooting.
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