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Photo Scanning Tips: How to Upload Photos to Facebook

Posted by ed oboyle on Thu, Jan 23, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

photo scanning tipsWe’re constantly seeing photos on Facebook and hitting their corresponding “like” buttons. But if you look closer, you’ll probably notice that some people don’t have Facebook profile pictures, and/or don’t have any photos or albums uploaded to their page either.

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15 Perfect Twitter Handles to Follow Who Digitize Photos

Posted by ed oboyle on Thu, Dec 26, 2013 @ 07:15 AM

Pictures are worth a thousand words, yet they work so well in the world of 140 characters. I am, of course, talking about Twitter and the impact digitized photos have on this influential platform. 

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Topics: digitize photos

Why Every Family Needs a Family Archivist to Digitize Photos

Posted by ed oboyle on Tue, Dec 24, 2013 @ 08:49 AM

digitize photosHow often have you uttered the words, “I will never forget this moment!” only to discover years down the road that the details of that event have faded in your memory?

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Topics: family photographs, digitize photos

To Digitize Photos: JPEG or TIFF, That is The Question

Posted by ed oboyle on Mon, Dec 09, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

digitize photosAlmost everyone has become familiar with technical digital image “lingo,” like TIFF, JPEG, or GIF. When it comes to understanding why these different format types exist, many people are in the dark, and never give formats a thought until they begin to digitize photos and attempt to edit or share them.

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Topics: convert photos to digital, tips for photo scanning

How the Paper Your Photos Are Printed on Affects Photo Scanning Service Results

Posted by ed oboyle on Wed, Dec 04, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

photo scanning serviceSo you’ve pulled out all of your old printed photographs and shipped them to a photo scanning service. In the digital age we live in, you may expect every stain, crease, tear, or faded coloring to disappear after photos are scanned. Thanks to advanced scanning technology and editing software that a professional photo scanning service uses, it’s very possible such photos can be salvaged and optimized.

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Topics: photo scanning

How Google Maps Uses Digitizing Photos to Share Famous Places

Posted by ed oboyle on Fri, Nov 22, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

digitizing photosWhen Google Maps was first released, people were instantly fascinated by the site. How great is it to be able to type in an address and not only get directions, but be able to “virtually” travel to and view wherever you’re looking for – for free?

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Topics: digitize photos, Announcements & News

Memories in Motion: Why Should I Convert Slides to DVD?

Posted by ed oboyle on Thu, Nov 21, 2013 @ 11:45 AM

convert slides to digitalYou don’t have to be a professional photographer to know it’s easy to develop a love-hate relationship with slides. Although the clear, sharp, large images projected onto walls and screens can’t be beat and encourage nostalgic feelings, handling slides can be troublesome. They can also be risky since, like print photos, it’s possible that slides can be easily lost in the clutter of memories. 

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Topics: Converting slides to digital

Best Ways to Scan Photos: Big Box Stores vs. FotoBridge

Posted by ed oboyle on Wed, Nov 20, 2013 @ 08:07 AM

photo scanning serviceIf you want to digitize photos, you have two options: do it yourself or outsource photo scanning services. If you want to do it yourself, your best bet is to buy a scanner, including special scanner equipment if you need to scan slides or negatives. This can get expensive, especially if you have a lot of photos, slides, or negatives. The best way to scan photos yourself usually requires a high-quality scanner, costing up to $3,000 or more.  

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Topics: photo scanning service

Top 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Store Photos in Boxes

Posted by ed oboyle on Tue, Nov 12, 2013 @ 08:00 AM
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Topics: protect your photos

Photo Scanning Service Teams Up With Photo Sharing Platform

Posted by ed oboyle on Tue, Oct 15, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Photo Scanning Service Teams Up With Photo Sharing PlatformThere’s no doubt about it: We live in a digital world and can’t wait to see what kind of technology will be the "next big thing." Cell phones heavy as bricks with limited capability were replaced with smartphones; renting movies is now more commonly done via Amazon, Hulu, or movie rental kiosks replacing video rental stores; we’ve traded 8 tracks for cassette tapes, cassette tapes for CDs, CDs for MP3s, and books for Kindles and Nooks.

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