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Lost 400+ photos - Mexico

I deleted my holiday photos by mistake because I didn't familiarise myself properly with my new digital camera.
11 years ago, August 31st 2009 No: 1 Msg: #84771  
N Posts: 5
I was eager to contact anyone who would be kind enough to send me photos of Zincanatan, San Juan Chamula, San Cristobal de las Casas, Palenque, Oaxaca, Puebla. Unfortunately I deleted in error 400+ photos from my new digital camera. I travelled through Chiapas from May to August and stayed in San Cris for one month. From here I went to a festival in San Juan Chamula, one day visited Zincanatan to buy textiles. My photos of a day trip to Palenque were quite good as tourism was at a low due to the swine flu so I had taken photos which didn't include alot of tourists, quite rare indeed. We only spent 4 days in Oaxaca & 5 days in Puebla but would love some photos of these places also.
I am due to go home to Australia on 5 September and I have limited photos to show my family, I feel so stupid as to what I did and cannot believe it still to this day.
Hope you can help!
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11 years ago, August 31st 2009 No: 2 Msg: #84795  

I haven't tried it myself but there seems to be software which can recover deleted files from memory cards - might be worth a try?

A quick google search came up with this site which seems to get good reviews and is free.

Has anyone got any experience with recovering deleted photos? Does it work?

Good luck recovering your pics or getting replacements!
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11 years ago, September 1st 2009 No: 3 Msg: #84892  
It is almost impossible to recover them you may have to travel there again...its a good excuse i suppose.

The only option I can give you is to go to a camera store and see what they can do for you. Reply to this

11 years ago, September 1st 2009 No: 4 Msg: #84981  
B Posts: 171
Rene... i just tried a program called "Recuva" , as recommended elsewhere on this forum and it recovered many deleted /corrupted fotos.

give it a try, might work.

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11 years ago, September 4th 2009 No: 5 Msg: #85219  
N Posts: 5
Thanks for all of your suggestions, if I am successful with recovering them I'll let you all know, otherwise if you don't hear anything I am back to my memory only and that will fade after a few years, damn! Reply to this

11 years ago, September 8th 2009 No: 6 Msg: #85569  
B Posts: 5,195
Read and follow the instructions in this topic: How to rescue photos from a formatted or damaged memory card. (sticky topic at the top of this forum)

Hope you get your photos back. Reply to this

11 years ago, October 4th 2009 No: 7 Msg: #88345  
S Posts: 9
what a pity! I Hope you get your photos back.

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11 years ago, October 5th 2009 No: 8 Msg: #88416  
N Posts: 5
Hi everyone,
Thanks for responding to try and assist me obtaining my photos. Unfortunately I could not retrieve them.
So if anyone ever travelled to the following places and can send me one or two of their collection I would greatly appreciate them:
San Cristobal De Las Casas
San Juan Chamula

Thanks again
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11 years ago, January 23rd 2010 No: 9 Msg: #100849  
N Posts: 5
I am still hoping that someone that has travelled to the places I have mentioned in my message dated 5 October 09 will be able to help me. I would like to have a couple of JPEG photos from each place as I was never able to recover my photos. Thank you! Reply to this

9 years ago, May 14th 2011 No: 10 Msg: #136204  
N Posts: 5
I never did receive photos from any of you travellers out there. I would greatly appreciate a couple of photos of:
San Cristobal
San Juan Chamula

Any one out there that can help, if so please email to <snip>



[Edited: 2011 May 14 07:37 - Jo Trouble:16935 - Email address removed - contact via private message if required.]
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