How to Put Together a 50th Wedding Anniversary Photo Book

Using Photo Books to Chronicle a Lifetime of Family Memories


ScanMyPhotos customers send us boxes of family memories for photo scanning every day for numerous reasons, and we have been noticing a trend lately: More and more people are creating photo books to mark special occasions.


Mary with her parents in 1968.

Mary with her parents in 1968.

One of those customers is Mary Mitchell, who put together a 50th wedding anniversary album for her parents to chronicle their many happy years together. Unlike creating a photo book out of already-digital photos, Mary had to first get hundreds of photos digitized. Talk about a big project!


Of course, it was also a fun project. As Mary told me over the phone, “There was a trip that my parents took my brother and I on – I was 12 and he was 8 – to the Bahamas. Back then, it was the height of sophistication and elegance. Just looking at how young my parents looked – it was like holy cow, I can’t believe it was that long ago!”

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How to Professionally Scan 35mm Slides

The Definitive Guide: How to Scan 35mm Slides — Pictures store a vault of history that must be preserved.


Start enjoying the many happy memories captured on your family’s old slides by professionally converting them to a digital format that you can share with everyone. Choose from our Standard or Premium Scanning slide services.


Standard Scanning – Save money on our most popular slide 35mm hand scanning service, without color adjustments, 20% discount on the premium scanning. To reduce dust and service scratches, most slides are scanned using Kodak’s Digital ICE Technology.


Premium Scanning – Our professional technician’s hand scan each slide and carefully adjust the images to achieve the optimum color and density, ensuring each image is at its best. To reduce dust and service scratches, most slides are scanned using Kodak’s Digital ICE Technology.



Our technician’s professionally hand- scan each slide.  To reduce dust and surface scratches, most slides are scanned using Kodak’s Digital ICE technology. Your slides are carefully scanned by hand into 2,000 or 4,000 dpi JPEG files and saved on top-quality 80-year archival DVDs, flash drives or instantly uploaded to you.


Because so many want to know more about the process to digitize their 35mm slides, this past TV news segment showcases a special behind-the-scenes tour.  Enjoy.


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For details to get your photo scanning project to preserve those decades-past 35mm slides professionally scanned, please click here.


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How to save money digitizing thousands of pictures

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The biggest unclutter challenge for your home is what to do with decades of fading-away photo albums, how to unclutter and digitally organize your generations of old photo snapshots this fast.


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*** MUST READ. The rule for Free Box: Because of this special rate, there will be no exceptions for any reason. If you want to take advantage of the “buy 2 get 3rd free,” it MUST be at the time you place your original order and you must select three boxes. If you only select one or two, no discount applies. Must order 3 for each selected add-on – not discounted. NO EXCEPTIONS. If you only order one or two box and afterward decided you need extra boxes to have more pictures scanned, we will under no circumstance retroactively validate this special offer – due to our super-low rates, fulfillment workflow operation and expansive volume. Please, do not ask afterward, but rather, buy the extra boxes now. All boxes must be delivered to the same address, no rerouting. Terms, restrictions may change, and applicable sales tax may apply. Offer may be canceled without recourse at any time. No other discounts, promo codes or prior order reimbursements can be applied to this special promo.

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Capturing the Moment: 5 Photos to Take on Mother’s Day

Mother's Day Photos

The author’s family, Mother’s Day 1980

By Vanessa Mallory Kotz

 

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and it’s a perfect opportunity to take family photos that will last for a lifetime of memories. Whether you are a mom or love someone who is a mom, take the time to record the moment, and then get back to celebrating your favorite ladies. Here’s a list of five shots to plan for during the special day.

 

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