"Most photographers don't know you can recover data from a burned SD card"

Nandoff Mrmory Card Recovery
(Image credit: Future)

"This memory card was burned in a GoPro that overheated" Matt Greenwood, founder of Nandoff Data Recovery, told me, as he pointed to a digital microscope to show me the remains of a MicroSD card which, to be honest, I would probably have discarded. He had been able to get all the data off it.

Matt is at The Photography and Video Show with a small booth talking to photographers about his services, but after nearly two days of the four-day event, he tells me that the majority of photographers – at least of those he has spoken to – admitted they had no idea at all that it was possible to recover data from chips so badly damaged.

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook