Solving the Billions of Lost Instragram Photo Sharing Pictures

The super hot photo sharing trend enjoyed by millions of people each day all face the same problem, and it’s big. Whether it’s Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter or even popular hash tag posts like #TBT (Throwback Thursday), here is the issue. Only recent pictures from mobile cameras are regularly shared. Facebook buys Instagram


What does this mean?   Think of the decades of wonderfully nostalgic photo snapshots that are still analog (snapshot pictures) that are tucked away in shoeboxes and are rarely revisited. The birthday party when you were a child, vacation pictures from the 1970’s, or holiday family gatherings also need some TLC attention. There are billions of photos still awaiting to be posted to Instagram and other sites. recommends you gather all those pictures and have everything digitized, then post the favorites to share and preserve.   Tip: use our $145 fill-the-box online service to scan about 1,800 pictures. This includes free S/H and nearly same day scanning.  Details to instantly order photo scanning.


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How to Become a Professional Photographer

Woman photographer with cameraIf you are thinking about taking your passion for photography from hobby to profession, congratulations! It is a wonderful creative outlet that is endlessly inspiring. Because professional photography is a highly competitive field, it will take some time and discipline to build up your business – but it is certainly doable.

Here are the steps you can take to become a professional photographer:

1. Choose an area of expertise


Don’t just choose an area of expertise just because you think you can make a lot of money doing it – choose one you really, truly love. If you love shooting weddings, market yourself as a wedding photographer. If you prefer commercial photography or shooting family portraits, go with those.
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6 Nature Photography Tips from National Geographic

Nature PhotographySummer is coming, and with summer vacation comes travel, and with travel comes the urge to snap photos of sweeping landscapes, rugged coasts, lush forests, and valleys that are so picture perfect you feel like you’re in a dream.

The problem, of course, is capturing the scene to really highlight the various colors and textures you can see but that your camera won’t automatically capture. For the solution, I looked to National Geographic. If anyone knows how to capture nature at its most awe-inspiring, it’s them.

Here are 6 nature photography tips from the team at National Geographic:

1. Shoot photos on cloudy days


We have talked about lighting a lot recently (you can read about it in-depth here), and it is especially important when shooting photos outside. Bright sun bleaches out colors and adds harsh textures and shadows. Cloudy days, on the other hand, diffuse and soften the light, which also leads to deeper color saturation.
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