If You Don't Digitize Photos Now, You'll Hate Yourself Later

Posted by Julie Morris on Thu, Jan 10, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

Digitize-photos-with-FotoBridge250 million photos are uploaded to Facebook every day. Not to mention there are roughly 58 photos uploaded every second to Instagram. If you don’t digitize photos - you won’t be able to partake in these popular trends! It seems like every day there is a new app, program or website designed to help you share, edit and manipulate digital photos.

  • Pic Stitch
  • Pic Collage
  • Photoshop Express

We Live in a Digital Age

The act of getting out a photo album from the attic is slowly fading into the background replaced by never ending digital options. Photos found on high quality DVDs can be shown on big screen TVs. Whenever anyone talks about pictures they take out a digital camera, phone or computer. You can even share pictures from simply touching smart phones today - what will they think of next?

We also can’t ignore that the rate of families living far apart increases all the time. Long gone are the days of extended family living in the same communities. It is more likely than not to find parents and children living hundreds if not thousands of miles apart from each other today. if you digitize photos you can easily share them with your grandchildren that may live 4 states away from you.

Don’t Leave Your Memories Behind

These facts are true indicators of where the world as a whole is headed. We talk all the time about wanting to preserve memories - well it is clearly time to take some action! We use email and various social media platforms to share photos of current events - but what about everything that happened 20, 30 or 50 years ago? To share these memories you’re going to have to digitize your photos or these photo albums, boxes and bins are going to become a permanent fixture of the past that nobody sees.

You might be thinking:

  • it’s expensive
  • it’s time consuming
  • I hate organizing

But really - photo scanning services have affordable packages. It can become a project you involve your whole family. There are professionals that specialize in organizing - pretty cool, right? Check out our friends at APPO. The benefits certainly outweigh any of the above negatives. And just think about everything you’ll be able to enjoy now - there are 10 million ways to share digitized photos! (yes, 10 million) The options go far beyond Facebook, Instagram and email messages.

  • Personalized Gifts
  • Free Internet Options

So for once, jump on the bandwagon - don’t be left behind. Nobody is saying to get rid of your physical photos - digitizing your photos will only enhance the memories you've created.

For more information on how to select a photo scanning service read our free ebook!



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