Luckily you said that you had not used your Patriot SDHC card since the photos were deleted. This means the possibility of you getting back your lost photos is really great. Because as long as the deleted photos have not been overwritten by new data in your Patriot SDHC card, you can easily get them back.
To recover data from the Patriot SD card, I would recommend a Patriot SD card recovery utility: Recoverit data recovery. This SD card recovery tool performs the Patriot memory card recovery and Eye-Fi SD card in an easy and fast way. With the help of it, you will be able to retrieve variously lost, deleted, formatted, or even corrupted data from your Patriot memory card, like photos, document files, archive files, videos, audios, etc. This fast and accurate data recovery tool is fully compatible with the Patriot SD card, XD card, MMC card, SDHC card, CF card, etc.
Download Recoverit Data Recovery on your computer and connect your SD card to PC. With Recoverit Data Recovery, you can easily and effectively to perform partition recovery, deleted file recovery, and RAW hard drive recovery. Follow the next simple steps to perform SD card data recovery.
Note: Please be sure that your Patriot memory card can be well-connected with your computer.
Step 1: Select a data recovery mode
To recover data from the Patriot SD card, you can go to select "External Devices Recovery" to get started.
Step 2: Select Your Patriot Memory Card for Lost Files
Make sure your SD card connected and detected on your computer. You just need to select the drive letter for your Patriot memory card and click "Start" to search for lost files.
Step 3: Deep Scan Patriot Memory Card
This SD card data recovery software will start a quick scan first, if you can't find your lost data go to deep scan with "All-around Recovery" which will deeply search your SD card. While it will take more time than a quick scan.
Step 4: Retrieve Data from Patriot Memory Card
When the scan is finished, you can view file names to check whether your deleted files have been found or not. Then select files you are going to retrieve and click "Recover" to recover deleted files from the Patriot memory card
Note: For recovery safety, it’s better to keep the recoverable files to your computer or a new storage device.