Why We Are Raving On Google Photos’ Photo Books

Sure. You know our passion for preserving photographs. But, your memories can take on a whole new dimension after those analog pictures, 35mm slides and film negatives are scanned. The next step. The newest innovation in photo sharing to inspire your creativity to archive, share and enjoy all your photos, including those digitized by ScanMyPhotos.com is the new Google Photos Photo Books. We are raving!



The secured home for all your photos and videos, with Google Photos, your pictures are automatically organized and easy to share. If you use Nixplay, your entire library of pictures are added to your Photo Books and available for ordering digital photo frames.


Photo books from Google Photos: Give the gift of memories to the people you care about. Starting at just $9.99, photo books are crafted responsibly using premium materials and are an easy, affordable way to share life’s best moments.



[From the Google Photos website]


  • Customize your book in minutes. Easily move pictures, add a title, and choose a cover design. And unlike photo albums, you create a photo book once and can order copies for everyone.
  • Find your best shots quickly. Start with a simple search of a person, place, or thing. Then, Google Photos will save you time by locating the right pictures and helping pick the best ones — automatically.
  • The best memories delivered. All photo books are printed using premium materials that are responsibly sourced. Get started today from your phone, tablet, or computer.

How to download pictures:



An easy tutorial on how to use Google Photos’ Photo Books


How to download your pictures to create photo albums from Google Photos



 

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Top Tips For Creating A Beautiful Photo Book

Family looking at a photo bookThinking of setting aside some time to create a beautiful photo book of last summer’s vacation, or maybe long ago family events that are now preserved on an archival photo CD?


Here are our top tips on creating a beautiful photo book that your family will enjoy for years to come:


Think like an author

 

Use your photos to tell a story in a somewhat linear fashion rather than organizing them haphazardly. You can, of course, group photos together by theme – all of the meals you ate on a trip, or pelicans you saw, or views of the ocean from various points.


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#GetItDone: 5 Photo Projects to Finally Finish

photo projectsThere’s nothing like crossing items off your to-do list. The sweet feeling of accomplishment that comes when all the boxes are checked is incredibly liberating.

 

To help you get there, the editors at Real Simple have dedicated this June to getting things done, challenging readers to share their completed projects on social with #GetItDone. They even mentioned ScanMyPhotos on page 127 in the June issue and offered some great photo organizing tips. 

 

The gang here at ScanMyPhotos is also eager to help you cross those photo projects off your list! So, if you’re ready to enjoy the summer by getting those lingering tasks completed, check out these five photo projects that you’ll want to take care of this June.

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