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What is the hardest part of a Photo Organizing project?  Getting started! You look at the boxes and innumerable amounts of pictures, and it can sap the energy right out of you!  The secret is to divide the work up into manageable smaller projects. For the past few weeks...

This blog is a follow-on to the one I wrote in May, in which I discussed the relative merits of tossing or storing photos and slides once they’ve been scanned (  http://preciousmemsphoto.com/2019/04/to-toss-or-to-store/?fbclid=IwAR3hd4hmoD4S0-wJ8JhgEBgPYRnbjIarz9xMFN-AkIVQFbMS6RTeL3yM-iU). So, you’ve decided to scan your photos and slides, and also decided to store them.  What...

Ok.  You’ve bitten the bullet and decided to organize your pictures.  You’re going to digitize your entire collection.  You’ve also decided that you’ll create a few photo books with some of the best or most important pictures with images of memorable people and events. Now what are you going...

Do you have old photos?  I don’t mean the ones you took last year, or even ten years ago, I mean the ones you got from your parents or grandparents or even great-grandparents. In looking at these pictures there are several issues: they are usually faded, sometimes...

It may be daunting enough to organize prints, but what if you have slides and the projector has long ago stopped working, or worse yet, what if you only have negatives? The biggest difficulty with these media is that you cannot actually clearly see the images. Working...

What kind of a gift do you get for someone who has lived a long and meaningful life, has everything they need, and most of what they want? They probably have plenty of clothes, plenty of jewelry. But mostly, they have plenty of memories. Memories of parents,...

Another new year – another set of resolutions! We all know about Losing Weight, Eating More Healthily, and Saving Money.  There are lots of statistics showing what people resolved and whether they followed through.   One of the top ways to ensure achieving the resolution is to have a...

What’s your New Year’s resolution?  Lose weight? Exercise more?  Eat more healthily?  These are all great resolutions!  But I’d like to suggest a resolution to preserve family memories. I’ve talked to several people recently who have large photo collections.  The photos are in boxes and albums.  There...

There are many, many photo backup solutions.  You want to keep your photos safe.  You know that disasters happen all the time:  fires, floods, hurricanes, you name it.  You know that photos should be backed up at least three ways:  the original, on-site backup, and...

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is almost over!! It seems that this year just started. What better way to remember 2018 than to create a calendar for 2019!  Calendars could be created to remember birthdays, to remember a special trip taken, or special events. In my family,...