Recover Pictures from DSLR Camera

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“Hi all, I have a major problem. I went on a trip with my friends and clicked many photos from my DSLR camera so that I can preserve those beautiful moments in photos. Hence, even though my camera was displaying “Low battery” I kept clicking photos. When I returned home, I thought of moving all the photos from my camera to the Windows laptop to free up the space for future use. But when I switched on my camera, for my shock! I found not even single picture in it. Does anyone know how to get all the files from my camera?

This is one of the common problem that everyone face. The main reason for losing photo due to above scenario is low battery. If you click photos when its battery is low, then the file system of the memory card which is equipped with the camera will be corrupted and hence makes all the files inaccessible. The memory card can also get corrupted due to virus attack, formatting, overusing of the same memory card etc. If your camera doesn’t contain files of vital importance, then obviously you don’t need to be too concerned when you lose any file from it. However, if the files in your DSLR camera means the world to you, then you should download photo recovery software in order to recover it.

Some other situations that leads to data loss from a DSLR camera

  • Accidental Deletion: If you pressed “Delete All” option While deleting some of the unwanted photos or videos from your DSLR camera, then all the photos or videos present in it will be deleted. In other case if you accidentally deleted some of the files from your DSLR camera when connected to PC, then it does not get stored to recycle bin and hence makes you lose data from it
  • Accidental Format: While doing something on your DSLR camera, if you pressed “Format” option then entire data present in the memory card will be lost
  • Format Error: This is one of the common problems that occur. For example, when you connect your DSLR camera to the computer, it displays an error message like “Memory card is not formatted. Do you want to format it now”. This error message usually pops up when your system cannot recognize the file system of your camera memory card. It does not let you access files present in it
  • Memory Card Corruption: This mainly happens due to improper usage of the memory card like improper ejection, disconnecting while data transfer, usage when running out of battery, using it in different devices etc.

About photo recovery software

Yodot Photo Recovery software is the most trusted utility for performing digital photo recovery from your DSLR camera on your Windows computer. It supports the recovery of all major brands of digital cameras such as Casio, Olympus, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Sony, Nikon etc. You can test this software on your own by downloading the free demo version. In this way you can estimate the features of the software before making the actual purchase. This version will show you preview of the recoverable files. If you are pleased with the level of its recovery, you can go ahead and purchase the full version of this software.

Recovery Procedure

  • Connect your digital camera to the computer with the help of a USB cable
  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery Software and install it to your computer
  • Run the application and go according to the steps provided on the main screen
  • You can see two options that display on the main screen i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Choose the option “Deleted Photo Recovery” if you have accidentally deleted files from your digital camera
  • Select “Lost Photo Recovery” if you have lost or formatted files
  • After you select the option, it will display all the drives that are present in your Windows including the drive representing the DSLR camera
  • Select the external drive i.e DSLR camera in order to recover deleted, lost or formatted files
  • The software starts scanning and displays all the recoverable files that are present in that drive you have selected
  • Select the files that you want to recover and click on “Next” to continue
  • Preview the files before saving
  • Finally browse the desired location to save the recovered files


  • Do not remove the USB cable of your DSLR camera during transfer process
  • Maintain regular backup of important media files so that if you come across any data loss problem, you can restore data from the backup
  • Do not attempt to click photos from the DSLR camera when the battery is running out of the power

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