AP: What To Do If Your Home Is Drowning In Old Photos

A nationwide Associated Press story just broke on what every family has a problem with. Old photos fading away in today’s all-digital world.

Is your home drowning in old photos? Organizers offer tips


Take a survey of your home, and consider all the spots where you have old photos. Perhaps you’ll find baby pictures in albums in the living room, vacation snaps in tattered envelopes tucked into a bookshelf, milestone moments in old frames, and older relatives’ fading photos in dusty boxes in the basement or attic.



If you digitize photos, you can scan them into the computer yourself, pay for the service at a camera shop or go through an online company like the one Stephanie Sisco, home editor for Real Simple magazine recommends, ScanMyPhotos.com.