In early January 2012, Kodak, didn’t exactly have a “Kodak moment” when they filed a petition for bankruptcy. At that time, the company, known for distributing photographic equipment and handling photographic printing products, had already laid off thousands of workers and closed factories and photo labs around the country due to digital competition. Its efforts to compete with the digital revolution had cost over $3 billion. The business had become unsustainable.
Once you’re finished with the task of scanning photos, feel free to give yourself a pat on the back. It’s not always easy staying organized, much less editing photo after photo. Trust us, we know the process! That’s why we also understand how important it is to back up all the digital files created by photo scanning.
Long exposure is one of the most intriguing shooting methods. It captures the ferocious beauty of a waterfall, the serene nature of a calm ocean, or the glittery excitement of a nightlife scene. Finding the ideal long exposure shot isn’t only about the perfect scene. Great images require time so understanding your camera settings before heading out is a key piece of the process. Here are 5 pieces of advice you can use for your long exposure photography.
The sun, the sand, and the surf are a famous trio, responsible for relaxation and great summer vacation memories. However, capturing great beach pictures can be tough.
Now that smartphones have outpaced flip phones, everyone has the ability to be a photographer. No matter how you feel about the Apple brand, the iPhone is regarded as a top quality camera. Some professional photographers have even ditched bulky DSLR’s in favor of iPhones when on quick trips. The camera on the iPhone actually has it's own term - iPhoneography.
If you’ve watched television within the past few years, you might be familiar with the popular series, “Mythbusters.” The premise of the show presents several scientists who debunk popular myths using real life situations and the scientific method. While we don’t claim to be chemists and physicists here at FotoBridge, we’ve certainly heard our fair share of photo scanning myths.
There are a million different products available for all the photography enthusiasts in the world. There are a wide range of products you can purchase that add additional capabilities to your camera or iPhone. You can also find products that are simply inspired by photography - tshirts, mugs, salt and peppershakers. How many have you collected over the years? Which are your favorites?
When was the last time you ventured to your basement or attic? Storage spaces can be a treasure trove of memories. Finding old letters and clothing can bring back memories but photos are a special part of reminiscing. Are your archives organized? Are they easily accessible? Scanning photos is a great first step to get all those pictures in order. After you’re done scanning photos, take the step to get your originals organized!