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Director and DOP Peter Naylor was battling with slow transfers and a busy schedule – until he got his hands on the Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch A WORKFLOW GAME CHANGER ADVERTI SEMENT FEATURE | SAMSUNG

LEFT The Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch has a sleek, compact design with a fingerprint scanner for security, as well as AES 256-bit encryption of going above and beyond. He trialled the Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch – and it didn’t let him down. “I’ve had the portable drive on set, primarily to be used as a backup. It’s a crucial part of any workflow, but I must say, things have been different from our standard process – purely because of the speed. The Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch has really made our lives easier, with a faster all-round process.” SMOOTH PLAYBACK Naylor recalls working on set with the Samsung portable drive: “At the end of the shoot days, we were backing up as much as 500GB of footage – and all that data was transferred in under 20 minutes, which is outstanding. On one day, the client handed me their drive to receive their own backup, and the same amount of data required three hours to transfer.” At its best, the Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch offers read and write speeds of 1050MB/s and 1000MB/s, respectively, meaning the days of hour-long transfers are behind us. That’s a suitably speedy 9.5x faster than an external HDD. “Our second production was food- based,” continues Naylor. “So, it required

projects. I’m mostly involved in commercial shoots. It’s not what I’d describe as traditional documentary content – the term ‘lifestyle’ seems more fitting.” A post-lockdown thaw has led to a wonderfully busy schedule for many filmmakers and freelance creatives in the UK and worldwide, and Naylor is no exception. With a handful of projects lined up, he was in need of a portable SSD capable

FILMING ACROSS THE charming landscapes of Norfolk and beyond, filmmaker Peter Naylor is inspired by the outdoors. “I’m not known for working in-studio,” he explains. “I much prefer to be in the real world.” Diving deeper into his professional methods, Naylor says: “I ran a production company for a while, but stepped away to work as a freelancer on a greater variety of

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