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How many pictures will a 32 gig sd card hold

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Dalton Wayne, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. Dalton Wayne

    Dalton Wayne Epic mustache Millennium Member

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    I just put a 32 gig sd card in my 16 mp Nikon any idea how many pictures it will hold?
     
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    Thousands and thousands of very low quality compressed images.

    Or 1 really, really large image.

    ;)
     

  3. cgwahl

    cgwahl Sheriffs a near

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    Surprised it doesn't give you a number, but:


    5,500 to 6,000 give or take a few hundred, if compressed.

    550-600 if RAW.
     
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  4. DJ Niner

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    4GB card, at highest-quality-image setting for your camera: 620 images (page 58 of the .PDF manual for the S6100).
    At second-highest image quality: 1060 images.

    32GB is about 8 times larger than a 4GB card (some space is lost to file management system, etc.), but multiplying by 8 will get you close to the capacity for a 32GB card.

    Highest quality: 4960 images
    Next highest quality: 8480 images

    As you shoot, the photos will be grouped into folders of 200 image files, so once you pass 200 photos on the card, the images will be broken-up into multiple folders (only important if you are directly accessing the folders on the card with your computer, vs. using a photo/image downloading program).

    Manual can be viewed online here:
    http://www.nikonusa.com/pdf/manuals/noprint/S6100_ENnoprint.pdf