Made’s 10 Best Gifts For Dads

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Does dad have thousands of old photos that he keeps in boxes or drawers? And has he been talking about wanting to get them all organized? Here’s an idea.


For Father’s Day, you can get dad a prepaid scanning box from The box is $145 and can hold up to 1,800 standard-sized photos. The price includes the cost of scanning and three-way shipping.


When dad is done filling up the box, he just needs to ship it out and within five to 10 days, he’ll get a DVD with all his photos. If he’s just getting started on Instagram, this is the easiest way for him to post stuff for #TBT (Throwback Thursday).


For a small fee, dad can have his photos saved on a flash drive. can also digitize 35mm slides, film negatives, and VHS tapes.

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Graduation Photo Gift Ideas for the Graduate in Your Life

•	Graduation Photo Gift Ideas Even though it’s been six months since the holiday season, we’re once again in the middle of another big gift-giving month. June brings with it many happy occasions to celebrate with a gift—whether it’s for Father’s Day, showers, weddings or graduations.


Last week, we shared some great gift ideas to give any photography-loving dad in your life, but this week is all about the graduates!


Here are some of our favorite graduation photo gift ideas to help the special graduate in your life treasure all their happy memories.


Photo book


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Excerpt: from David Friendler,



I still have an emotional attachment to these captured moments, but not a physical attachment to the paper photos themselves. I planned to digitize them long ago, but never got around to it. I finally decided to do it, using – the decision based on a post I did about photo digitization.


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Scanning the family photo collection


Excerpt from Jeri Danski, Unclutterer!

I have boxes and boxes of family photos (some from the 1920s) I’d like to scan in and put on CDs (is that a good way to save them?) and also put on a website where family members can access them and print out what they’d like to keep. How do I even get started? How do I organize the project? I’m overwhelmed just thinking about it.


Many people have happily used scanning services. Erin used ScanMyPhotos, as did a recent commenter, L. Charles. The company takes your prints, negatives and/or slides, does the scanning, and ships you back a DVD with those scans (along with your originals).


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Save Your Family Photos from Disasters – Digitize Them!

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Scanning Bulk Photos: “This option takes just a bit of faith, but my experience has been awesome, as well as others that I know. You can send a whole shoebox full of photos (of relatively the same size) to a company and have them mass scan them all for you for a single fee. It saves you TONS of time (because your time is valuable). They will send you back your photos plus a DVD of your photos scanned at 300dpi. There are companies like and many others….” 


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“The saying goes that the early bird gets the worm. But success isn’t as simple as waking up before everyone else. It’s about what you do — or don’t do — in those first hours of the day. We partnered with Wells Fargo and asked several small-business owners to share the simple morning habits that help keep them positive and productive all day long.”


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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Photography Lovers

Father's DayFather’s day is coming up in just a few weeks—are you racking your brain trying to figure out what to get dad for the big day?


Well, don’t sweat it, you have plenty of time!  To help you get some great Father’s Day gift ideas for photography-loving dads, we pulled together some options for you to consider.


Online Photography Course


Is your dad constantly showing you the photos he took with his phone? Has he been bragging about all the cool new filters he’s used to take artistic shots? If so, why not enroll him in some online photography courses? A subscription to will give your dad access to over 525 photography courses.


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