Why I’ve Been Hired as a Photo Organizer!

This past weekend, I decided to dive into my own personal photos to do some organizing. I was recently given a number of boxes of photos from my parents. I actually thought I had all their photos but realized what I had were just the heritage photos and not the ones of our family growing up. So I decided to…

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Rethink How You Are Taking Pictures!

I am currently in the midst of scanning two very large photo orders for two different clients. It’s so much fun for me because I love pictures and I love seeing the memories families have captured. Some times in my photo projects, I don’t have access to the individuals I may be doing Memory Books for. They may have Alzheimer’s…

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Cloud Storage for Your Photos!

The digital world is ever increasing in paper storage, photo storage and our means of communication. Thinking that being “digital” will save time, money and space is now more of a fallacy. Today individuals are on “digital overload” and what makes it even harder to deal with is you can’t actually hold it in your hands and sort into piles…

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Let’s Get Those Photos Organized!

Summer is officially over and we are getting into the routine of our fall activities and responsibilities.   A responsibility that most of us leave as a low priority is the organizing and preserving of our photos. We’ve had an active summer taking photos of vacations, family gatherings and family celebrations. But we tend to leave those photos on the device…

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Capture, Preserve and Share Your Memories!

Memories are important. Memories are special. Memories heal. Memories encourage. Memories are what keep families together.   We all have memories. Some people tell me they don’t. But that’s not true. Those memories may not be in the forefront of their mind but they are there. How can you retrieve them? A simple way is through photos. Once you pull…

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Why You Might Need to Hire a Photo Organizer!

Being a Professional Organizer is a passion of mine but being a Personal Photo Organizer “fills my cup!” I love helping people “preserve and share their memories.” Memories are a foundation of families. They are what keep families together strengthening them through the dark and hard times. We need to hold our memories close to our hearts but also share…

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What Is So Great About Memories?

Memories are so important to us and more specifically to families. They are what could strengthen a family or keep a family together. Back in 2003, my family fell apart and I began going through a very tumultuous divorce. This was nothing I neither planned for nor wanted for my family. I grew up wanting to be married, raise a…

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10 Tips to Organize Digital Photos!

Who remembers the day of rolls of film that we placed inside our camera, shot 24 or 36 pictures, removed the film, had it developed (probably duplicates) and placed them in a pocket photo album? Those days are long gone. Buy a roll of film? I don’t think so. Now with the technology of digital photos, we have a tendency…

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The Danger of Technology!

With technology ever growing and our need for instant gratification, we have at our fingertips multiple ways to communicate and process information. On many levels it’s a wonderful thing. We can share our photos with family and friends via DropBox or Google Drive. Or if many individuals are on a committee working on a project, they can put all the…

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What’s the Status of Your Memory Card?

Organizing Tip #21 is switching gears for our Get Organized Month! Today I had the privilege of speaking at Simsbury Public Library on Leaving a Legacy. We had a lovely turnout and the audience participation was great. Today I want to switch gears from residential organizing to photo organizing. So I have a question for you. How often do you…

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