I had given the camera to Buddhi for him to use as an extra at a wedding shoot. He didn't had an assistant so he ended up using only his camera. Halfway through he ran out of storage in his card and swap the SD cards with mine.
Yesterday; I collected my camera, and was putting it and the lenses in the desiccator when I got the urge to shoot few shots; I turned the camera on, and it said the memory card needs formatting; So I did format it, shot some random photos and placed it in the desiccator.
Then I go switch on the laptop; in a while, in gtalk, Buddhi goes
So we start the search for recovery tools... Most tools were commercial products; price ranging from $10 to $400 or so.. We downloaded a few trials and did test runs on spare memory cards. And then Budhhi found this: http://dmitrybrant.com/diskdigger
It's a free
So; we finished our adventure later...
me: guess i'll hit the bed now
so there seems to be a curse
not letting us sleep early
2:05 AM me: yeah