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How to Create a Custom Photo Slideshow

Custom Photo Slideshow
Custom photo slideshows are an amazing, intriguing way to share memories and special moments with a variety of people. When creating a photo slideshow there are numerous factors to keep in mind: number of photos, length of the show, type of music, slide effects & transitions, titles & captions, overall pace of the show, etc. […]

What Causes Video Tape Decay & How to Prevent It

VHS to DVD, VHS to Digital
Unfortunately, we can guarantee your video tapes will deteriorate over time, regardless of how properly you store them and how carefully you handle them. VHS, VHS-C, 8mm, Hi-8, MiniDV & Betamax tapes degrade quickly as they were never meant to be long term video storage solutions. In fact, magnetic tapes begin to deteriorate in as […]

How To: Remove Photographs Stuck to Glass

How to Remove Photos Stuck to Glass
We often talk about the struggles that go along with paper photos in the forms of natural deterioration, damage due to the elements, photos glued down, photos stuck in magnetic albums, etc. And while many of us have experienced a photo getting stuck to the glass of a picture frame, it’s not often you hear […]

The Basics of Cloud Storage

cloud storage
What Is Cloud Storage? Over recent years cloud storage has gained more and more popularity among consumers. This storage method is a great way to ensure the back-up of as many digital files as you want, without requiring you or your actual device to store the data. Numerous companies provide cloud storage options to consumers […]

Example Photo Back-up Plan

Storing Digital Files on Computer, flash-drive or the cloud
You just digitized your analog photographs, VHS tapes, slides, negatives and roll film. This probably has you thinking great! All of my memories are safe forever. Well, not exactly. What makes a digital file so much better than an analog copy is not only the quality, but the ability to easily duplicate and share a […]

Photo Organizing: A New Niche Has Been Born

Digitize Photos, Photo Organizing
A Trillion & Counting The world takes well over a trillion digital photos per year. Process that fact for a minute. What if I told you that this number is actually growing rapidly, and yet more and more photos are never looked at more than once? Surprising, isn’t it? It’s actually true. Our lives have […]