Originally Posted by Ian
SD cards are easy to lose - which I have discovered the hard way. Last year I was in Greece with Sony and they layed on a lot of great action subjects - cars doing stunts - for us to test their new cameras out with. Unfortunately the 8GB SD card I used disappeared between waiting in the hotel lobby to go to the airport and home - and home! 200+ shots and I'm sure some were very nice and I have no idea where they are now
My friend was on a 12 month round-the-world trip and lost 3 months worth of photos when some tea-leaf nicked his bag... it's always best to have backups in multiple places but it's not always that practical!