Author: Amira Hemme

Do you have photo albums and scrap books that you’ve accumulated over the years? Or, maybe you inherited them?  What should you do with them?   The answer, like the answer for all things that are complicated, is: It Depends.   Over the years, as an avid Photo Album...

Setting goals is the first thing to do to ensure a successful Photo Organizing project You have tons of pictures!  Pictures you took; pictures from your grandmother; digital pictures on your phone.  How do you get your arms and head wrapped around organizing this mess to...

This blog is a follow-on to last month’s blog:  https://preciousmemsphoto.com/2020/06/diy-amazon-prime-photos-backup-system-part-1-setting-up-devices/ Last month, I discussed how to set up the basic Amazon Photos/Amazon Drive system to backup the photos from your phones and other devices.  This is depicted in the top part of the drawing, below. In this...

Do you wonder how to back up all of your photos?  Both the digital and the digitized?  Are you confused about the difference between backing up and syncing? To answer the last question first, understanding the difference between backing up and syncing is very helpful in...

Many family reunions had to be cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19.  But this does not mean you have to miss out on the recipes or visiting with relatives. Here are some ideas of how to make the most of the down-time. Hold a recipe exchange. ...

When I first heard that we needed to stay at home, and the restaurants were closing, and all the activities I had signed up for got cancelled, I was really bummed! But then I started thinking about all the projects that were half done or not...

Spring is a great time to clean out your closets. Who knows what forgotten treasures you will find? I’ve seen closets filled to the ceiling with boxes of slide carousels. Other closets have had boxes of loose photos, or wall-to-wall photo albums. It’s true that a dark,...

Slides were the photo medium of choice for years and years.  My dad had thousands of slides!  Many of our family memories from the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s had been captured in slides. But now, there are few functioning slide projectors.  So how can you retain...