Deseret News: “Why it’s a good idea to digitize your old family photos and how to do it”

More news on digitizing photos was just published by Utah’s Deseret News.

Excerpt reported by Trent Toone:

SALT LAKE CITY — Countless irreplaceable family memories were lost last year due to natural disasters around the world.

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Mitch Goldstone, president and CEO of, believes the loss of old family photos is preventable.

“The need to digitize pictures is more relevant than ever due to the hurricanes and natural disasters,” he said in an email to the Deseret News. “This is 100 percent preventable if pictures are scanned and uploaded to the cloud.”

Goldstone’s company has digitized more than 600 million pictures since it started in 1990 and was recently mentioned in the The Washington Post and on as a recommended source for scanning photos.

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How One Road Trip Led to a Quest to Build a Family Archive

Ever dream of traveling the country to experience each region’s unique lifestyle and cuisine, take in the grandeur of the national parks, and soak up everything our major cities have to offer?

Well, one of our customers, Seth Johnson, did just that with his wife – and that trip was the reason they got their photos scanned. While most people might get their photos scanned after a major trip, they had their photos scanned beforehand. When he explained why, it made perfect sense:

“My wife and I got married in our mid-30s, and we both had a large number of photos. Two years after we got married, we decided to move out of our house and into an airstream trailer and travel around the country. We didn’t have room to take much with us, but we knew if we had our photos scanned we could take them. So we did! They were sitting on a hard drive, and we’d plug the hard drive into Apple TV and watch our photos.”

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Oprah Magazine Spring Cleaning Tip on Photo Scanning

Did you ever hear the term “The Oprah Effect?”

According to a Google search, it is “a phenomenon resulting from the extensive power and influence of the television personality, Oprah Winfrey, in which products and celebrities that receive her endorsement achieve the greatest heights of popularity and success. For example, books mentioned in connection with her book club have become immediate best sellers.”

We can confirm the power of being profiled by Oprah and Oprah Magazine is real. This article on Spring cleaning just happened, and the orders for digitizing pictures were immediate. We actually noticed the article due to orders flying in. We ask customers how they heard about us? The answer: “O Mag.”

Excerpt: Camera roll. While you’ve got your phone out, take a trip down memory lane to organize your photos and free up some memory space. While you’re at it, you can even use a service like to digitize any old family pics or special mementos, like the kids’ best art projects.

20 Spring Cleaning Tips for People Who Hate Chores. Here’s the secret to getting it all done.

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Digitize pictures to preserve your memories and unclutter your home as a fun and emotional Spring Cleaning project
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Excerpt from Oprah Magazine, February 2019

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Tech Talk Radio: Preserving Your Photo Memories with ScanMyPhotos

Mitch Goldstone of ScanMyPhotos.Com talks with Andy Taylor on Preserving those Digital MemoriesListen to “Mitch Goldstone of ScanMyPhotos.Com Talking With Andy Taylor on Preserving Those Digital Memories”

Excerpt from Andy Taylor’s Tech Talk Radio:

Preserving Your Photos and Film with ScanMyPhotos.Com

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Technology over the years has made it easier to save your photographic images and film reels to share with future generations. Photos are a great way to relive great moments from the past and remember the way a town looked, the Alma Mater, the first car, the children as they grow up over the years. I have had a friend send me photos that over the years have been torn, degraded in color quality or damaged by water. For those with photos before 1985, the general way we looked at them was in Photo Albums which filled bookshelves and entertainment nooks.


Saving those memories has become easier for the consumer however it can be a tedious process of having the proper scanner and knowing how to work programs to save these images. This is a reason we really like the quality, reputation, and speed of what ScanMyPhotos.Com can do for saving these memories in a digital format. No Color Degrading, No splitting or tearing of photos, no having to weed through boxes of photo after photo to find a specific photo.

ScanMyPhotos.Com can send you a box for putting your photos in, ship them to ScanMyPhotos.Com and they will take your photos and scan them with high-end professional equipment and then ship them back.

ScanMyPhotos.Com has an incredible amount of reviews from the quality to customer service.

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The Company recently introduced Same Day scanning for up to 1000 photos for handling your needs. We spoke with a friend of the show, Mitch Goldstone about the process and how they are able to provide this service. While Smart Phones and DSLR cameras have given us the immediate ability to share and “process” our photos, allows us to share, post and preserve the images, catalog and yet still print images at photo kiosk when desired for a print for the living room wall.

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Tune in to this Fun Audio Interview with President and CEO of ScanMyPhotos.Com Mitch Goldstone who can help you not stare at those boxes and boxes of photos that one day you will “get to” but have them available for you to look, remember and enjoy.

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