Top 5 Online Photo Storage Solutions

cloud-photo-storageAs you know, here at ScanMyPhotos we are experts at carefully scanning your photos, negatives, and slides and preserving decades of family memories in digital format.
 
But what about all your photos that are already in digital format? What are you doing to save them? If you have hundreds – or even thousands – of digital photos stored on your computer’s hard drive, you need to back them up. Saving them on an external hard drive is one option, of course, but what happens if you lose it or it gets damaged somehow?
 
Backing up your photos to the cloud is the way to go. Here are 5 online backup and storage solutions to check out (all of which feature super tight security to keep your personal information and files safe):

Backblaze


Backblaze is really popular for its ease of use and straightforward pricing plans. For just $5/month, you can back up an unlimited amount of data. The best part, though, is that you don’t have to think about it. Any time you are connected to the Internet, Backblaze runs in the background, syncing and saving all new files. Additionally, if your computer is stolen, the locate-my-computer feature can help you find it.
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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 tops 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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