Digitizing Pictures

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...

January is a great time for new beginnings. What would be better than deciding on a backup strategy for your phone photos? After all, who DOESN’T take pictures with their phone? There are several parts to a complete digital backup system. This blog will concentrate on...

Photo projects are magnificent when completed! You can share them with family and friends; you can just look at them yourself and reminisce about fun times. Each person’s vision of a successful photo project is different. For some people, it’s having a photo book they could...

Does your photo collection make you think of the quote from The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss:

“And this mess is so big
And so deep and so tall,
We cannot pick it up.
There is no way at all!”

Are you starting to think about the winter holidays, and what unique, meaningful gifts you could get for friends and family?  It feels like preparing for the winter holidays starts earlier and earlier each year! Sept, 1924 - Freddie's Christening One suggestion is to use your photos to...

In July, I wrote a blog about how to organize your printed loose photos.  This post is a continuation of that blog.   I’ve worked with four types of albums over the years: Sticky Album Sticky page albums.  Often, the stickiness has dried up, and the pictures no longer adhere to...