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Welcome to this week’s episode of Tales From the Pictures We Saved.
We’ve spent the past 26 years helping our customers preserve tens of millions of happy memories, milestones, achievements, and events—all of which have incredible stories behind each and every photo.
And now we’re eager to share these stories with you.
In this week’s episode one ScanMyPhotos customer uses her digital photos to honor the beautiful, but short life of her son.
Preview: We snap pictures at the drop of a hat these days. Interesting dinner? Take a picture. Dog in a funny pose? Take a picture. Family snuggled together watching a movie? Take several pictures from every angle imaginable. But while we’re busy taking these pictures, we rarely stop to think about the importance of each one—or how significant and powerful these photos might one day become.
Halloween may be over, but a morbid-sounding new trend is on the rise. That’s right—Swedish death cleaning is the latest trend to sweep the decluttering and organizing space. The days of trying to figure out which items spark joy are over as the Scandinavian cleaning ritual döstädning—a combination of the Swedish words for death and cleaning—will have you clearing out your space and taking no prisoners.
So, what is Swedish death cleaning?
Remember back in the good old days when we would have family game nights where we would all get together for a memorable game of Monopoly or Trivial Pursuit? While board games are still around, our loved ones spend far more time on social media sharing pictures and videos. So, why not meet your family where they are and have fun along the way?
We pulled together a list of some fun social media video challenges you’ll want to try with the family. Some are silly, goofy, or downright funny, but the creation of the video will help preserve those memories of fun shared with your loved ones. Check it out:
Social media has changed the way in which we share and take pictures. Facebook personally ushered in the rise of the selfie while Instagram made food photography an everyday occurrence. These days, we’re so used to seeing our friends and loved ones share pictures and posts that it’s fun to step outside our comfort zones and participate in some photo challenges.
The following list includes five fun photo challenges you’ll want to try out. Some have been around forever and a few are currently trending. Check it out.