One Step You Can Take Today to Protect Your Pictures

This post seems so obvious and for that I apologize, but I often hear people say things like “I really need to backup my computer some day soon.” Are you one of those folks who has you been procrastinating implementing a backup solution? Are you telling yourself you’ll get organized first? If getting your pictures… Read more »

How to Crush the Selfie

I’ve always resisted embracing the selfie. They’ll junk up my photo library, and mine never look good. You’ll rarely see one of me posted anywhere unless it’s to document a moment with a friend or family member. In my world of keeping the photo collection under control, the selfie is not my friend. If you’ve… Read more »

My Job Stinks But I Love It – Part 1

I love my job. I love the people with whom I get to work and I love the variety that comes with the territory of family photos, but sometimes my job really stinks. The people that hire someone like me to help them organize their lifetime of photos and memorabilia are rarely unfriendly or unlikeable…. Read more »

Choosing the Photo Book to Tell Your Family Stories

One of my favorite things to create for both my clients and myself is the photo book. A photo book or scrapbook full of family photos and stories is one of the greatest gifts you can give to your family. There are many options out there available to the consumer, and it can be hard… Read more »

Are You Prepared or Scared of the Digital Dark Age?

Have you been introduced to the concept of The Digital Dark Age? If not, check out this NPR Article and then come back for my thoughts. I’m not into the scare tactics and I don’t think that’s what they’re trying to do here. Vint Cerf comes from a place of authority, so it’s worth a… Read more »

Our Valentines Project

So this post has nothing to do with photo organizing, but it’s just about as relevant. We’ve all got photos, and if you’ve got elementary-aged kids, you’ll be tasked with Valentines.  I’m no Martha Stewart, but this year I decided that we were going to make our Valentines.  Not because I wanted to prove I… Read more »