The first thing to do when you realize that you have lost your photos is to stop what you are doing and begin the scan for lost data as soon as possible. The more that you use the computer, the better the chances that your photos will be overwritten. Picture recovery should commence as soon as possible to ensure that you can recover as much as possible.
After you have stopped using your system you need to initiate a photo recovery software that will start comprehensive photo recovery. Download Disk Drill
and begin your search immediately before you resume using the storage device.
Recovery can take place no matter where the recoverable files are located. Disk Drill allows you to recover files from different computer and storage devices. You can recover your files on the same device or to external drives, which is recommended.