Photo Tip Tuesday: Store Printed Photos Safely

Have you ever opened an old photo album to find the pictures faded or brittle? Have you noticed mildew or discoloration on your printed pictures, or photos stuck together? It is because photos would rather live where you do, and not in a musty basement or humid attic....

Even the Man of Steel Had a Photo Album

I recently read an article that made the statement, “It’s time for the photo album to die”!   Quite a shocking statement, especially considering the profession I represent.  While I was mulling this over I went to see Superman, Man of Steel. Half way through the...

Photo Tip Tuesday: The ABCs of Organizing

Organizing using the ABCs Once you have sorted your photos into piles, the fun part begins. To keep from being bogged down, use the two-second touch rule: don’t hold a photo for more than two seconds. Next create four piles labeled ABC and S.   A = Album-When...

It’s Not About The Stuff

We’ve all heard the organizing maximum “It’s not about the stuff.” But with family photos, especially print photos; that couldn’t ring more true. It’s primarily about the emotional attachment much more than the photos themselves. When you think about material goods...

Photo Tip Tuesday: Organize Using Themes

Themes Make Photo Organizing Easier In order to keep track of your photos and create a system, you will need a few items. Sticky notes, colored index cards, large plastic storage bags and a pen are inexpensive tools that can help you begin the sorting process.  (I...