preserving photos Tag

Photo Organizing is a great DIY project.  The sense of satisfaction of doing something yourself is really awesome!  Consequently, you can proudly display your accomplishment to anyone who is willing to listen. If you’ve never tackled a Photo Organizing project, you may want to hire a...

You have tons of pictures and you’re a DIYer.  Why on earth would you hire a Photo Organizer to do what you could do yourself? These are the top three reasons to go with a professional: Quality Professional Photo Equipment A professional Photo Organizer would have the equipment and...

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...

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...

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,...

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...