How One Customer Uses Scanned Photos to Share Stories of the Past

Barbini-familyA few years ago, Ed Barbini discovered ScanMyPhotos while reading a news article. “My wife is a total shutterbug and has always been the photographer of our family. We have about 10 bazillion printed photos in binders, boxes, and envelopes around the house—I thought ScanMyPhotos would be a great opportunity.”

 

When Ed and has wife needed to clean out a few rooms in their house, they decided having the photos digitized would be the perfect way to free up the space.

 

“If I tried to scan all these photos myself, I’d have no time to talk. As it is, we spent several nights going through the photos just to determine which ones we wanted scanned.”

 

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Help your local historical society

 

We take great pride in our nation’s history-and seeing the rockets’ red glare this past Fourth of July has once again reignited our dedication to preserving history as we know it. Did you know historical societies across the country are in danger of extinction?This recent ScanMyPhoto’s article covered how we can help these organizations and ensure the local pieces of our great nation’s story remain intact. You can help today by donating a ScanMyPhoto’s E-Gift Certificate to your local historical society so they can scan, digitize, and catalogue the invaluable historical photos they have stored away.

 

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4 Cloud Storage for Photos Services You Need to Check Out

SMP-cloudDigital clutter is a very real phenomenon—especially when it comes to photos. Case in point? Take Instagram for example—approximately 21.9 billion photos are uploaded in one year to the popular social site (check out this site for an out-of-this-world demo of just how many photos that is).

 

So, what do you do with this tangled mess of photographs? We recommend preserving, organizing, and sharing—all of which can be easily done with a good cloud storage service. Here’s a list of some of the best options of cloud storage for photos that will help de-clutter your digital collection.

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ScanMyPhotos.com Review. Customer Feedback

Listen to our customers. Read what they have to say about ScanMyPhotos.com.

Customer Reviews

Many are repeats and they always have valuable feedback from their photo scanning experience.  From the sampling below, a common element is to carefully read the ordering instructions that is provided with your order.  It’s not as difficult as, say, assembling furniture from Ikea, but it is important and very simple. Our instructions are constantly morphing based on customer experiences and because we listen.

 

Of all the photo scanning providers, this company is the fastest and by far least expensive. I can detect no lack of quality compared with other services that I have used.
June 30, 2015

 

I got my family photos and the new DVD back fast . My photos were all in the same shape and order as I sent them. Scan my Photos employes would always return my calls when I had a question. They provide quality service and would recommend them to anyone.
June 19, 2015

 

very good company
June 15, 2015

 

photos arrived back exactly as sent. Scanned copies looked very good. They were not all turned the same way but we did not pay for that extra service.
June 15, 2015

 

Follow instructions precisely
June 11, 2015

 

ScanMyPhotos is always very courteous and professional. I know my pictures are in competent hands and I will be happy with the end product.
June 10, 2015

 

I bought 1,000, but only sent 150! My loss. The returned all and scanned perfectly. I am ready to buy and send another batch of photos to be scanned.
June 09, 2015

 

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Losing History: The Plight of Local Historical Societies

Patriotic_old_women_-_American_FlagIn just a few days, the United States will celebrate its 239th birthday. We may remember the major battles of the Revolutionary War and can name some of the Forefather’s who signed the declaration of Independence—but what if we couldn’t? What if their names and deeds were completely washed away in the sands of time? What would we be celebrating this Fourth of July?

 

While our nation still holds the memory of our Independence near and dear to our patriotic hearts, historical societies across the country are having trouble keeping their version of history alive. The plight of local historical societies includes deep budget cuts and risk of endangerment—and with their extinction, the pieces of our local American history could be lost forever.

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