Extreme Genes Profiles ScanMyPhotos

The nation’s authority on all things for genealogy and archivists interviews ScanMyPhotos’ CEO, Mitch Goldstone

Excerpt: Weather Disasters Bring Digitization Front And Center. The recent “bomb cyclone” that hit the Midwest has again illustrated the need for all of us to digitize our photos!

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Episode 276 – Name and Family Changes With DNA Test Results / Natural Disasters & The Loss Of Family Photos
At minute 37, Scott Fisher interviews Mitch Goldstone, CEO and Co-Founder of ScanMyPhotos.com who visits with Fisher about the recent “bomb cyclone” and other natural disasters which are causing thousands to lose their most precious photos.

From the Extreme Genes website: Scott Fisher: Extreme Genes is a natural for Fisher, a Connecticut native, who has been in radio since his youth, and has spent three decades of spare time as a passionate “roots sleuth.” A long-time morning show host, Fisher is the author of “New York City Methodist Marriages, 1785-1893,” Picton Press, 1994. He has also been published in the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Journal (April 2004), and Catholic Ancestor, Journal of the Catholic Family History Society of England (June 1996). His ten books on the families of both his and his wife’s ancestors, written over 30 years, fill the better part of a shelf in Fisher’s family room library. Fisher began Extreme Genes in July of 2013 on a single AM/FM station in Salt Lake City. Today the show is heard in dozens of markets across the country and is heard over 500,000 times a month. Fisher is also a national speaker on the subject of family history.

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The History of The World Through NY Times’ Pictures

Archiving Historic Photographs

The New York Times has more than a hundred years of pictures never seen before. This Google partnership with the NYT is providing help to archive a trove of historic pictures.


Google Cloud is helping the New York Times digitize millions of photos from its archive. Picture what the cloud can do.

Follow “Past Tense” as the NYT’s digitize about six million photo prints in their files — dating back more than 100 years — they are using those images to bring vivid narratives and compelling characters of the past to life. Click to follow the adventure through these historical pictures

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Prior to the digitization, millions of photographs, along with tens of millions of historical news clippings, microfilm records and other archival materials, existed only in a physical archive three levels below ground near The Times headquarters in New York City called “The New York Times Archival Library,” also known as the “morgue.” Though The Times officially began clipping and saving articles in the 1870s, they were not formally codified into a library until 1907.

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News & Review Updates From The World of Photo Scanning

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Scan 1000’s of Pictures For Under $300

freeshipping - Scan 1000's of Pictures For Under $300Today Get Thousands of Photos Scanned Under $300, Including Free S/H* and Same Day Scanning*


The biggest unclutter challenge for your home is what to do with decades of fading-away photo albums, how to digitally organize your generations of old photo snapshots THIS FAST?


Although we have professionally digitized 600 million photos, none are more important than helping you with your photo scanning project.



3 for 2 Special – FREE Extra Photo Scanning Box + Free S/H + Same Day Scanning. Save $145 or More*. Free shipping includes your returned digital media. *If you want your pictures returned too, it is $19.95 extra per box.


This discount applies to Social Media Photo Scanning (150dpi) $145, Archival Photo Scanning (300dpi) $259, and the most popular Ultra High-Quality Professional Photo Scanning (600dpi) $299.

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Fine Print and Ordering Details
  • To validate your free extra photo scanning box PLEASE SELECT THREE WHEN ORDERING. Hurry, this deal will disappear without notice.


Order three boxes and pay for just for two* – INSTANT SAVINGS


  • BONUS: Super-fast professional photo scanning digitized and mailed back the same day it is received. ONLY WHEN YOU TYPE “FREE SAME DAY SCANNING” under “special instructions” on the order page
  • Upon ordering, your fill-the-box kit is usually mailed within 1 business day
  • Super-affordable. Includes S&H, pay one price, $145 per prepaid 150dpi box, $259 for 300 dpi, and @299 for 600dpi scanning (buy 2 get 3rd free, all must be same product). Free shipping includes your returned digital media. If you want your pictures returned too, it is $19.95 extra per box.scanning.
  • We rush, but you don’t have to: You have up to 6-months to mail back each separate box.
  • *Each photo scanning box holds about 1,800 pictures (based on the size of each photograph, if all are sized at the standard 4″×6″ it is about 1,800 photos)
  • *** MUST READ. Rules for your free photo scanning box: Because of this special rate, there will be no exceptions for any reason. Applies only towards standard photographic scanning, not slides, film or any other services. To take advantage of the “buy 2 get 3rd free,” it MUST be at the time you place your original order and you must select three boxes. If you only select one or two, no discount applies.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  If you only order one or two box and afterward decided you need extra boxes to have more pictures scanned, we cannot retroactively validate this special offer – due to our super-low rates, fulfillment workflow operation and expansive volume. Please, do not ask afterward, but rather, buy the extra boxes now. All boxes must be delivered to the same address, no rerouting.  Terms, restrictions may change, and applicable sales tax may apply. Offer may be canceled without recourse at any time. No other discounts, promo codes or prior order reimbursements can be applied to this special promo.



Thank you for your help in complying with these requirements.

Enjoy this opportunity to digitally revisit all your wonderful photos from your decades past. We are here to help throughout your photo scanning project.

Your pictures are like family to us and we understand how special each one is to you.

So, please take a few minutes and watch this “how to prepare your photos for scanning” video demonstration. It’s easy and we don’t bite.


3 for 2 Scanning Special
FREE Extra Photo Scanning Box
FREE S/H, including your digital media returned
FREE Same Day Scanning*

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CNET Photo Scanning Review on ScanMyPhotos

ScanMyPhotos.com Corporate Headquarters in Irvine, CAAfter digitizing 600 million pictures, and loads of national news profiles, this CNET review by Senior Managing Editor, Kent German is epic.


Everyone at ScanMyPhotos.com works so diligently to dazzle every customer and it is heartening to be recognized in this way.


Memories in a shoebox: Digitizing old photos unlocks a flood of mixed emotions. A weekend project to scan and safeguard hundreds of photos from the era of film was more than just an emotional journey, it showed how technology shapes our memories.



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The entire experience, from the customer service to speed with which my photos were returned, was top-notch and only took a week. If you have a box of pictures sitting around, it’s an easy way to secure them. If you’re pushing the 2,000-photo mark, go for the $145-prepaid box, which the company says will fit about 1,800 prints. If you don’t have that many, scans start at 16 cents each.

 


 

But by sorting and scanning old prints, I have the best of both the print and digital worlds. I still can leaf through my old photos when I’m feeling nostalgic, reminisce with my parents and embarrass longtime friends at milestone birthdays. Now, these mementos also live in the digital realm, and if disaster does strike, I know they won’t be lost forever.

 


 

Though I have a scanner, it works far too slowly (and I’m too lazy) to process more than a thousand photos (my husband contributed his own stash). So, I followed Sharon Profis’ advice and carefully packed a box with prints and sent it to Scanmyphotos.com instead. Just choose the scanning and delivery package you want, pack a box and mail it to the company’s office in Irvine, California. When your scans are done, the box comes back to you, along with electronic copies of your scans.


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