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Should your camera shoot without a card?

This is a tip for everyone with a DSLR. One of the first settings you should change in the camera even before you set it to RAW is to turn on the CARD LOCK in the menu. What this is doing is making sure that you do not shoot any pictures without a memory card in the camera. You would think it defaults to this but for some reasons it doesn’t.

I learned my lesson very early on when shooting film when I forgot to load a roll of film and started to shoot. I probably took about 20 shots before I realized I did not have film in the camera. So do yourself a favor and LOCK that bad boy up so you don’t make the same mistakes I did!!!