Photographers. Counterfeit Memory Cards Are Still Very Much A Problem
As photographers, we spend thousands of dollars on our equipment. We spend hours researching the product we wish to buy, confident that when we do buy it, it will be the genuine article.
There is one item of our kit though, an essential item at that, where we really do need to be careful when purchasing and that is memory cards.
The counterfeiting of memory cards is not a new phenomenon, it has been around nearly as long as digital photography itself. It is, however, a growing problem and one that is surprisingly easy to get caught by.
Yes, even experienced photographers get stung every now and then!
Today we are going to look at why counterfeiters are targeting memory cards, where you are most likely to encounter them and how to spot them.