Recently I took a Mom/Daughter road trip to St. Louis, MO with 2 other Mom/Daughter duos to visit our dear friends that moved there a few years ago. On our last night, we were sitting around (maybe with a glass of Prosecco) and started talking photos. 3 Moms, 3 different photo challenges and perspectives.Read More
Sometimes less is more and if you have ever come home from vacation with 1,000 pics on your phone, you understand why.
It’s not news that we take pictures differently than we used to. With cameras in our pockets 24/7 and ‘free’ digital pictures, we are snapping away at extraordinary rates. And this is just our daily picture taking. When we are on vacation, we amp it up even more because we’re supposed to take pics on vacation, right?
What if…we did it differently this time?Read More
Are you Mac or PC? iPhone, Android or flip phone?
With the answers to these questions, you can be on your way to organized digital photo bliss. These days most of us are taking the majority of our photos with our phones, so setting up a process to get them off your phone and into your digital hub will protect your memories, save you space on your device, save you time and ultimately give you peace of mind.Read More
Do things ever just sit in your gut? That one thing that you know you need to do something about, but you put it off and put it off? Then you do it…and you wonder what took you so long? This happens to me all. the. time.Read More
Who doesn't love a good before and after pic? I spent last weekend curating a lifetime of memories...only this time, it was my own. Over 2.5 days, my mom, my sister, my daughter and I organized, rescued and sorted over 40 albums and several boxes of loose photos and memorabilia from my childhood home.Read More
As a professional photo organizer, one question I get asked over and over is "How can you organize OTHER people's photos?"Read More
My middle child is graduating this year. In addition to the mom emotion of it all, I'm not gonna lie, finding and selecting pics to create graduation keepsakes has been rough. I'm comforted, however, by the fact that I can't do this wrong.Read More
I often hear people say that they want to store their photos in "The Cloud". While I'm a huge believer in cloud backup, I think before a person chooses this option, it's important that they understand what it means. Here are a few things that I've learned about the "Cloud".Read More
20 years ago I was a first time mom, wearing a hunter green jogging suit (nice, huh?!), listening to my mom talk about the really tough decisions that she and her sister had to make regarding where my grandma should live, the health care she should get and generally how they would balance it all. It was hard.Read More
Because it’s what I do, I’m always looking for new, creative ways to capture my memories, and when you have an opportunity like this (and quite frankly you’ve spent a lot of money on the experience), you owe it to yourself to find a way to relive those memories. Here are 6 tips for when YOU take the BIG trip…Read More
If you could get that ONE photo project done, what would it be?Read More
People often ask me how I got into the photo organizing business. My story started like a lot of photo stories...with a digital mess.Read More