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Discussion on: Where are NFT images stored?

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The transaction (secondary market trading and the initial minting for an NFT) is stored on the blockchain where the initial smart contract was deployed.

The actual image itself can be stored in a number places as part of the mint, OpenSea for example stores them on an InterPlanetary File System (IPFS). An 'InterPlanetary File System' is a peer-to-peer network for the safekeeping of file data across many devices.

Important to remember that nothing is actually stored in your wallet, all transactions are on the blockchain.