Why a Photo & 35mm Slide Scanning Flash Sale Was Announced?

Subject: Why We Just Announced This Photo/35mm Slide Scanning FLASH SALE

FLASH SALE: We’re celebrating the latest national TV news profile on ScanMyPhotos by sharing this special 25%* discount with our blog readers. GOOD UNTIL SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017.

You’ve seen so many media profiles on ScanMyPhotos — from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, AARP…, as we help digitize the world’s photos.

Now we are humbled by the latest, another national TV news profile

Excerpt: SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Most of us have gone completely digital with our pictures, storing them now on our computer or in the cloud.  So, what do you do with all those old printed photos piled in boxes or living in analog photo albums?  KRON4’s Tech Reporter Gabe Slate shows you online services that let you quickly get those old pics turned digital in an easy and affordable way without leaving your home.



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Tech Report: Turn old printed pictures to digital




Join us in celebrating this TV new profile. Through Sunday (3/26), instantly save 25%* on your next order for prepaid fill-the-box PHOTO and 35mm SLIDE scanning, plus most add-ons, and even with our “Spring Sale” photo package.

To instantly save 25% at checkout, please use this PROMO CODE: TVNEWS


*Fine print to instantly save 25% on your next order:

  • Expires midnight PDT 3/26/17.
  • Only applies to prepaid photo, 35mm slide scanning boxes, and our already discounted “Spring Cleaning” photo scanning package.
  • Online orders only. Not valid towards negative scanning, film, VHS digitization, or other services.
  • Discount DOES apply to photo and 35mm slide prepaid box scanning services, including most of our popular add-on featured services.
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  • Not valid toward VIP Photo Pack, Family Generation Collection, Pay-Per-Scan Photo Service, and anything not mentioned above.



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Picturing Major Life Events – Part 1: Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

spring cleaning tipsLife is hard to plan for. Seasons change, things happen, and time wears on. But when a major life event occurs, you need to make sure you’re able to see the big picture.

This is why we’re crafting a series of posts on the tips and tricks that will help us manage major life events. These events range from something as simple as spring cleaning (and how it can affect your entire life) to as complicated as divorce or separation. And, of course, we’ll help you determine what to do with those old print photos at every step of the way.

Part 1: Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks  

As winter starts to (hopefully) melt away, the urge to get rid of the old and bring in the new becomes almost unbearable.

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Poll: Divorce #1 Reason People Digitize Family Photos

Stack of photos, bulk scanningThe business of supporting people during a divorce is emotional, highly delicate and sensitive. When it comes to who keeps the family pictures, how can you observe civility and evenly share those memories from happier times?

The only thing inexpensive and amiable about a marital split is who gets to keep the memories pictured in photographs. The in-laws, “out-laws” and everyone in the family can easily get archived digital copies from all their photos.

All too often, we hear about friends, relatives and celebrities calling it quits to their marriage, which evokes a very common question, who gets the family pictures?

In today’s all-digital world, the answer is as simple as a press of the button to easily share everything electronically. But, what about those decades-past analog photos, 35mm slides and film negatives? That task is much more arduous, and often enters a caustic battle over who gets to retain the family pictures.

During the past two months, ScanMyPhotos.com has conducted an outreach campaign asking people why they digitize pictures? The answers from 940 respondents were across the board– from the expected family reunions, anniversaries, and even memorial services. The second most popular reason why people digitize pictures is due to all the popular photo-sharing apps, like Google Photos, Instagram and Twitter. Archiving pictures on Upthere and other cloud storage services ranked high, too.

However, in a heavy-hearted reaction, the most common reason people digitize pictures is due to a separation, where a couple needs to divide their possessions. This is often followed by combative discussions, which occasionally end up costing thousands in legal fees. And, that is before a single picture is digitized. It is highly emotional. Reexamining pictures from yesteryear and happier times is a particularly sensitive undertaking.

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KRON4 TV Tech Profile on Scanning Pictures

KRON4 TV Tech Profile on How to Professionally Scan Your Pictures… Fast

A giant thank you to Vince Cestone and KRON4’s Technology Reporter Gabe Slate for inspiring the nation to revisit and digitize their decades-past family photos for today’s all-digital world. Gabe’s tech stories help improve your life and this one relates to every person stockpiling generations of photographs — fading away from the ravages of time.

Excerpt: Most of us have gone completely digital with our pictures, storing them now on our computer or in the cloud. So, what do you do with all those old printed photos piled in boxes or living in analog photo albums? KRON4’s Tech Reporter Gabe Slate shows you online services that let you quickly get those old pics turned digital in an easy and affordable way.


Added background story: Are Photo Scanning Apps Worth the Headache? New photo scanning apps put the power of preservation into consumers’ hands, but at what cost? We decided to test out these new apps and made this startling discovery.


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4 Free Online Photography Classes from Prestigious Universities

free online photographyThe Digital Age we live in continues to change and disrupt the education industry—which is great news for photo fans like us. Becoming a pro photographer is no longer dependent on getting a $40,000 degree at a local college or university—there are plenty of ways for us to attend free online photography classes right from the convenience of our own homes.

In fact, several prestigious and Ivy League schools offer their very own photography courses right online—so quality of education is hardly an issue. The only thing you’ll need to decide is which course best fits your needs and lifestyle.

So, to help you determine which free online photography classes are best for you, we pulled together the following rundown:

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