Restore Sony Alpha DSLR Pictures

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Sony Alpha is a chain of stylized DSLR cameras by Sony, launched in the year 2006. Sony has continued to evolve the Alpha series since then. The latest versions of Sony Alpha DSLR series are powerful enough to record movies at Full HD (1080p) with continuous phase detection autofocus. The newest Sony DSLRs are equipped with various features that help in boosting overall camera performance including fixed translucent mirror lens for enhanced video shooting, 34 MP lens, OLED viewfinders, PC control, Wi-Fi support, etc. to mention a few. Any person with a Sony Alpha DSLR camera is sure to be a professional amateur photographer, to say the least and it can be gathered that all photos and videos on the storage device of the cam is of great importance to that user.

Sony Alpha DSLR camera – Causes for photo loss:

Photos from the storage device of a Sony Alpha DSLR camera can be lost or erased on various kinds of occasions such as:

  • Accidental photo deletion: Deleting images mistakenly is amongst most common causes behind data loss on cameras
  • Memory card format: Formatting of the Sony Alpha DSLR camera due to any reasons will entirely wipe off all information from that volume
  • Deleting pictures from computer: Erasing photos from the Sony DSLR unintentionally or mistakenly via a connected computer due to any reasons end up in loss of images
  • Intentional data erasure: There are few occasions wherein one may have to remove data from a storage volume such as when the device is unmountable, infected with viruses, the device’s data turns inaccessible as a result of harsh usage, and the like

In such kind of and alike situations, one may lose all contents such as images and videos from the Sony Alpha DSLR camera’s memory.

Sony Alpha DSLR photo recovery – How is it possible?

In general, all erased or lost data very much resides on the memory volume of the device but it becomes invisible to the camera’s operating system, card reader or to the computer’s OS. In order to recover Sony Alpha DSLR camera photos, you will need a reliable image recovery tool such as Remo Recover. These softwares are created to scan for deleted photos on a memory device, modify it and make it visible to the DSLR and all other devices. One tool that is widely suggested in such situations is Remo Recover for all Windows / Mac based computers. You can connect your Sony Alpha DSLR camera or its memory card directly to a Windows based PC in order to perform Sony Alpha DSLR camera photo recovery.

Recovering Sony Alpha DSLR camera pictures using Remo Recover application:

Just follow the detailed image recovery steps mentioned below along with their respective screen-snaps to help you easily retrieve Sony Alpha DSLR camera pics in just few simple steps. Before you proceed to restore pictures from your camera, you can go through some tips regarding maintaining data securely on cameras and other devices.

Few tips to maintain data securely on cameras and other storage devices:

  • Memory cards can easily get corrupted if they are not handled properly and methodologically. For instance, removing and inserting the memory card frequently from a camera or other device
  • Keep the camera sufficiently charged before using it to avoid photo damage. If you shoot images or videos when the battery is almost over, there is a good chance for data loss on its storage device
  • Using the storage device on multiple gadgets such as cameras, phones, card readers, etc. may cause data loss or damage on that device
  • Keep the removable storage device away from malignant programs such as viruses and malwares and devices that are infected with viruses
  • Accessing the memory card’s contents via a connected computer while the files are being accessed simultaneously on the DSLR can cause data loss

Avoid all such situations in order to maintain your memory device clean and healthy to store your important data safe and secure.

 
 

Steps to restore photos on Sony Alpha DSLR camera using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover on your Windows PC and connect the Sony Alpha DSLR camera to it. Select “Recover Photos” option from main screen.

Recover Sony Alpha DSLR Photos - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Select the Sony Alpha DSLR camera's drive from where you wish to retrieve photos and click “Next” option to begin scanning process.

Restore Sony Alpha DSLR Photos - Select Drive

Figure B: Select Sony Alpha DSLR camera Drive

Step 3: After the completion of scanning process, you can view all recovered pictures from the camera in any two types of views - “File Type View” or “Data View”.

Recover Sony Alpha DSLR Pictures - Recovered Data

Figure C: Recovered Data List

Step 4: Save the recovered photos from the Sony Alpha DSLR camera to any safe location on your PC using "Save" option.

Retrieve Sony Alpha DSLR Photos - Save Recovered Photos

Figure D: Save Recovered Photos