If you've deleted images from your memory card or your hard drive and you've tried recovery software, and your local lab has had no luck, there are still some options for getting those images back. Try data recovery services, Drivesavers.com is a good place to start. They will attempt to recover your images after giving you an estimate of the cost of the recovery, and they don't charge you in many cases if they cannot retrieve the images you were looking for. In addition the site offers free data recovery tips. Another service with free estimates and handles most types of media, even DVDs and CDs is Tallyn's Data Recovery, which quotes a week turnaround time on most Compact Flash recoveries.