DIY Photo Organizing

Are you tired of thinking about your messy photo collection, and would like to do something about it? There are several steps to organizing photos, some could be delegated, some are best done by you. The steps are: Gathering Unfortunately, this step cannot be delegated. But, luckily,...

Almost everyone has pictures, but not everyone has heirloom pictures.  Heirloom material includes the pictures and albums which came down the generations from grandparents or aunts and uncles. Heirloom material could be more than just pictures.  It could include books, toys, baby clothes, shoes, or letters. If...

As we leave the year 2020 behind, we remember those we have lost, as well as trips not taken, friends not seen, and events not attended. But, has anything good happened in 2020?  Is there anything at all to be grateful for in 2020?  Are there...

No one can argue that 2020 has been a bummer of a year.  Between COVID and the politicizing of the virus and its mitigation, it’s a year well-worth forgetting. But things still happened, the kids continued to grow, celebrations were done in novel ways, and, unfortunately,...

Are you getting tired of looking at the same walls, wondering what to do?  With the holidays coming up, how about starting a short-term project? I create a family calendar each year.  I make around ten copies and distribute to various family members.  They all love...

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...

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,...