Since 1990, over one billion photo memories preserved. Reviews

Martha Stewart recommends ScanMyPhotos

"to digitize all of your photographs. Once digitized, these photographs will no longer fade over time in scrapbook albums, boxes, or dusty frames. Instead, they can be organized and easily searched for on a device or in an online cloud, and you can share them with friends and family over social media."

This Photo Scanning Service More Than Delivers

Another pleasant surprise: The excellent quality of the scans. Every photo was vibrant, clear, and color-corrected. We were beyond impressed with the entire service, speed and quality, and have already recommended it to several friends. It makes a fantastic and affordable holiday gift for a loved one — and helps clean up the house while preserving memories permanently before they fade away.

5 of the Best Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Holiday Procrastinators

In a digital age, it’s easy to overlook the stacks of old print photos lying around, but those memories are just as important as the ones on our phone—and often, even more so.

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.

Out of the Shoebox: Bulk Scanning Gives Old Photos a New Purpose

Why take a look at bulk scanning? Well, it’s perhaps impossible to approximate how many printed photos exist in people’s personal collections. Add 35mm slides and negatives and that number only balloons further.

How to Preserve Old Photos: 7 Ways to Keep Antique Family Photos Looking Their Best

Don’t leave the fate of irreplaceable keepsakes to chance. Follow these guidelines to preserve your photos for many years to come.

9 Unexpected Things You Should Never Store in the Garage

If your garage has become your de facto storage space—good for shoving away (or hiding) pretty much everything but the car—you're not alone. But are you unwittingly leaving items out there to die a slow, painful death?

A digitizing David takes on photo-scanning Goliath

Mitch Goldstone loves photo scanning. His business, ScanMyPhotos, does what it says on the tin: you send photos to the company and, using high speed scanners and special software, his team digitizes your photos, sticks them onto a USB key or online, and sends them back.

If you are overwhelmed with photos, especially from years past, this is one episode you won't want to miss!

Mitch Goldstone joins Laurie Palau to discuss how to stay organized and feel less overwhelmed with photos, especially one’s from years past.

Prepare now, protect later: 11 hurricane prep tips you can use this weekend

Keeping your home safe during a natural distaster is critical, as is protecting your memories. Sadley we hear from people after a natural distaster asking how to digitally protect their nostalgic photos. Digitize your photos.

With No Women Keynote Speakers, Does CES Have a Diversity Problem?

For the past 28 years, Mitch Goldstone, CEO of ScanMyPhotos, a company that transfers analog photos to digital, has attended CES but after the weeklong dust-up, he doesn't plan to attend. CES needs to represent a better portrait of representing consumers – all the people who buy the stuff that CES showcases, it’s not just women, it’s broader diversity.

Three Ways to Preserve Your Precious Photos Before Disaster Strikes

You hear it in each heartbreaking interview with a suddenly-homeless person. "We lost everything, our family photos, our wedding pictures, it’s all gone." With the ongoing fires in California, as well as the recent floods and hurricanes that ravaged several states and Puerto Rico, destroying an untold number of homes, it's time to think about digitizing your precious memories.

ScanMyPhotos' Mitch Goldstone talks about the ephemerality of media

Mitch Goldstone speaks about the future of photography, the miracle of digitization, and how many weird photos he's seen flow by during the scanning process.

Thanks For the Memories Part IV – Building Your Legacy

Many survivors of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma say the first thing they tried to save was their family photographs. But if they had been scanned to DVD by they'd be safe.

Using Your Phone to Scan Pictures of Prints

If you have boxes of old albums that you want to digitize, you need negatives or slides converted, or have damaged photos in need of repair, a professional service like ScanMyPhotos is an option.

Is your home drowning in old photos?

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 Sisco recommends,

Turn old printed pictures to digital with these services

Online services that let you quickly get those old pics turned digital in an easy and affordable way without leaving your home.

Photo Organizing and Digitizing

Use a Scanning Service such as Scan My Photos. Being in business for over 25 years, know that they take great care of photos. The pre-paid box is good for 6 months and includes shipping to and from their facility.

Is Snap (Snapchat) Poised to Disappear?

We receive and professionally digitized more than 300 million photos, yet that staggering number is eclipsed by the 3 1/2 trillion still-analog format pictures to scan.

Pepsi 'Missed the Mark' in Protest Ad

Mitch Goldstone, co-founder of ScanMyPhotos, an e-commerce company that digitizes family photos, has always taken strong political stances, unafraid of how it could affect his 26-year-old business.

2017 Mother's Day Gift Guide for Seniors

You can take those generations of pictures and give them to her to preserve or share online with friends by sending them to

Mother’s Day 2017 – Gifts for the 50+ Mom

a great way for her to get them organized and into a digital format that she can easily share with the family. Mom pack up to about 1800 standard size photos and ship them off in a pre-paid box.

Declutter minds, bodies and homes for 2017 helps digitally organize all your nostalgic family photos in a big way already having digitally preserved more than 300 million photos, they are quite the experts.

World Backup Day 2017

Many people do not own scanners to store physical images. A good way to scan and store them can be found at, which will scan and store online photos, slides, negative and videos and has been doing it since 1990.

Time to Remove Photos From Sticky Album Pages

The ultimate goal was to scan images for preservation, and, which gave some very good advice about removing images from the offending albums.

Epson FastFoto

You'd have to have digitize more than 8,000 just to cover the cost to buy the Epson, then the work," he scratched his head. That's about eight cents a scan.

3 New Year's tech resolutions you must keep

For one, they'll be safe, and secondly, now you can share them on Facebook, Twitter and privately. A services like is great.

Photo Scanning App vs

Are Photo Scanning Apps Worth the Headache? New photo scanning apps put the power of preservation into consumers’ hands, but at what cost? We decided to test out these new apps and made a startling discovery.

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Dudes Are Gaining Ground

This Valentine's Day, for the first time in our 26 years in business, we've seen a crazy unusual spike in orders to surprise men versus women, with their decades-past pictures digitized for Tuesday," said Mitch Goldstone

How Small Firms Can Defuse a Political Threat and Blunt a Boycott

Mitch Goldstone, co-founder of ScanMyPhotos, an e-commerce company that digitizes family photos, has always taken strong political stances, unafraid of how it could affect his 26-year-old business.

How to Save all your Printed Photos Fast!

A new innovative, easy way, to save your photos where you don't have to scan them...and save you hassle from the storage, double prints, and the huge responsibility of having to keep your photos out of harms way for future generations.

Archiving photos does not have to be daunting

You can outsource your photo project to services like ScanMyPhotos (16 cents per scan, $145 per box)

Photos and documents need backup. Here's how to get digitally organized

Scanners that produce the quality you would want for photos are expensive. It's best to outsource your photos to a scanning

The Most Popular Photo Ops in America

Many individuals are turning to services like to ensure their memories last forever. Nearly seven out of ten of those photos were travel related, says CEO Mitch Goldstone.

70 percent of old analog photos submitted to ScanMyPhotos are travel pictures

For 26 years, people have been sending such analog photos to a company called, which scans customers’ old analog photos into computers and turns them into digital pictures.

Get Organized in 2016: Digitize your old photos

Use a company like that will scan, crop, edit and archive your photos starting at $0.16 a piece, depending on what quality you choose.

Photo-Sharing Image Recognition Tools Advocacy Campaign Launched launched a nationwide advocacy campaign in support of image-recognition biometric tools championed by popular photo-sharing apps.

Bringing Your Vintage Photos into the Digital Age

If you’re focused on photos, look into They charge a flat $145 for a box of up to 1800 pictures. If you’ve got decades of photos, then you can add additional boxes.

What are my options for scanning lots of photos?

Scanning photos to digital has become a huge business for companies such as

Scanning service helps rescue old photos before they fade away

When it comes to rescuing photos before they fade any further, ScanMyPhotos is a white knight. A service that scans photos ranging from 3½ by 5 to 8 by 10 inches for storage on a DVD.

10 last-minute tech stocking stuffers

Have a family member with a collection of photos crammed into cardboard boxes and photo albums? You can help them convert their collection to 300dpi (or 600dpi) quality JPGs without any fuss with ScanMyPhotos.

How to Preserve Old Photos

ry ScanMyPhotos...will all take your boxes of photos, create digital files, and return the originals to you in perfect condition.

Photo Overload!

I connected with the folks at ScanMyPhotos and was excited to find a solution to my photo clutter that wasn’t completely overwhelming.

How builds its business without advertising

The focus on customer service and engagement has boosted the e-retailer’s sales about 30% this year, Goldstone says. ScanMyPhotos projects just under $5 million in sales for 2015.

Sellers Say January USPS Rate Hike Threatens Their Business Model

Mitch Goldstone, CEO of ScanMyPhotos in Irvine, California, credits the flat rate Priority Mail box with inventing his entire business, and said so in a USPS video last year.

The Burden To Unload

You won’t be forced to toss those treasured moments; you can instead send a box of pictures to ScanMyPhotos and they will put all your pix on an archival DVD.

Clutter Free Gifts

Turn an old home movie on VHS into a viewable DVD. ScanMyPhotos will turn any VHS tape into a DVD you can pop into your home player and watch.

Scanning Companies Will Digitize Your Old Photos, Fast

They can scan hundreds of photos in seconds thanks to some high powered scanning machines. CEO Mitch Goldstone says he wants to "digitize every picture in the country."

Saving your Priceless Memories

There are so many new ways to share your pictures once they are digitized. ScanMyPhotos solved Google Photos and other photo-sharing apps’ biggest problem.


Scanning services like ScanMyPhotos...will digitize all kinds of formats, from printed photos to negatives and slides (minimum and maximum sizes vary by service).

Turn Your Snapshots Into Digital Photos

The company has been in business for over 25 years and have really gotten the whole scanning thing down. They will handle your photos, slides, negatives, and even video transfer and photo restoration.

How to Use Customer Testimonials to Boost Sales

Mitch Goldstone of the photo-scanning service ScanMyPhotos sends copywriters on staff to interview satisfied customers.

9 ways to organize your photos. Really.

The end of summer has many parents asking a burning question: How do I organize my photos? Most of us have taken a lot of photos on several different devices, our “real” camera, our phone, and perhaps a tablet.

How Can You Affordably Digitize Family Photos?

Yes, you heard me. There was once a camera that was not attached to your cell phone (this was, after all, before cell phones….you know what? You might want to sit down for this).

Deal Seeker: Five Bargains for a Photo-Obsessed Culture

We live in a selfie generation. More accurately, we live in photo-crazy times.

The Challenges Of Preserving Your Digital Legacy

The worst thing is to not digitize pictures now as they will fade due to the ravages of time.

Scanning The Family Photo Collection

Many people have happily used scanning services. Erin used ScanMyPhotos, as did a recent commenter, L. Charles. The company takes your prints, negatives and/or slides, does the scanning, and ships you back a DVD with those scans (along with your originals).

Product Review:

The scans came out great–or rather the great photos, of which there were many, came out looking great.

Save Your Family Photos from Disasters – Digitize Them!

You can send a whole shoebox full of photos (of relatively the same size) to a company and have them mass scan them all for you for a single fee.

Big loyalty, small price employees nominate several customers a week based on which customers’ photos tell touching stories to be sent flowers or a gift basket for their special occasions.

How to scan and archive your old printed photos

Consider outsourcing your photo scanning to a professional, paid service. For example, scans, crops, edits, and archives your photos.

Saying goodbye to iPhoto

If you don’t have a scanner or want to spend the time or do the work ScanMyPhotos that will scan them for you at a reasonable cost.

Scanning Old Photographs Boosts The Economy

Load all of your print photos in a box and ship them off to ScanMyPhotos. A week or two later, you get all of your print photos back along with a DVD and/or USB thumb drive containing all of the scanned images.

Have photos in albums? Get them scanned.

As we’ve made the switch to digital photography, it’s possible to back up multiple copies of photos everywhere. But what about all those photos that pre-date digital cameras?

New year's project: Scan your old photos now

With 2015 here, it's time to finally get your analog photos digitized, scanned and archived. USA TODAY's visits, which uses high speed scanners to process 250,000 photos daily.

Scan Your Prints a Priority Mail Boxful at a Time

Have a ton of old prints lying around but not enough time or energy to scan them? Since 1990, Southern California-based ScanMyPhotos has helped customers scan over 250 million physical prints.

Holiday Photo Scanning Gift to Unclutter, Preserve Pictures, the Ecommerce photo digitization service which scanned one-quarter billion pictures, today introduces Egift Certificates to solve the biggest problem in social media.

Organizing Photos

“We recently used to have a big box of our favorite old photos scanned and placed on a DVD.”

Too many photos? not anymore.

“We all have TONS of photos. I mean, I’m an organizer and I still have boxes and boxes of old photos. I used to get them developed and them write on the outside of the envelope what was included inside.”

Photo Scanning - Review

“This summer offered a great deal; $99.00 for a postage paid box to hold 1,800 of my photos for scanning. Their website shows that they are still offering this deal.”

Scanning Old Photos In Bulk

“What’s an easy way to get my shoeboxes of pictures scanned without spending much money so I can post those nostalgic memories and share the photos online?”

Decluttering pro Erin Doland recommends

“What's the best fix for a chaotic command center, unsorted snapshots, and COA(chronic organizing avoidance)?”

Got Clutter? Get Organized! with Janet

Join Janet M. Taylor, Life Strategist each week on Got Clutter? Get Organized! Gain valuable techniques from Janet and her guests on how to eliminate the junk to create the space, business and life you want.

Organizing your old slides

“Check your slides in case the film is loose and not properly mounted and recenter and secure.”

You need to 'back up' your old print photographs

“The $99 cost seems like a small price to pay for a business to preserve older print photographs. ”

Gadgets for the Guru - My Memories Edition

“Gadgets for the Guru has some cool memories preserving apps/services to show you.”

How to scan and archive your old printed photos

“Whether you're looking to reduce clutter or share fond memories online, here are four methods for digitizing your print photo collection.”

Taking Care of Family Photos

“ offers a quick & easy solution for transforming printed photos to digital copies.”

ScanMyPhotos is Recommended by Amy Volk

Amy Volk, an organization guru, talks about ways to organize your photos including using ScanMyPhotos to scan your photos around 2:30.

ScanMyPhotos Featured in Shutterbug Magazine's Digital Innovations

Read two recent features in Shutterbug Magazines Digital Innovations section regarding our Prepaid Photo Scanning Box.

Photo Scanning Service Digitizes Pictures 308% Faster

“Our services have always been super affordable, and now we boast super fast turnaround for photo scanning orders - at no additional cost.”

"This is a great way to organize and share all those photos so your kids won’t ever have to wonder, 'Who was that?' "


Backup Your Photo Collection Part II

GeekDad discusses the importance of backing up your photos and suggests as a solution for scanning all of your photos.

10 Tips for Sharing Nostalgic Photos During #ThrowbackThursday

Social media sensation #ThrowbackThursday continues to drive generations of celebrity and traditional snapshot memories to

Parade Picks: Snails in Movies, Alien Fiction, & More

"If you’re currently storing countless precious pictures in shoe boxes under the bed, consider this deal"

Dr. Frank features the Best Father's Day Products

on CBS-TV JUNE 11, 2013

Gadgets: Get your photos, slides digitized with simple service

"I recently tested a company called and I wish I had found them sooner."

"What’s the best way to scan my old photos? [ASK MR. NOOBIE]"

It’s far easier to use an Internet service to do the work for you. A good place to start would be

"Credit card surcharges now allowed:
Extra fee allowed starting Sunday, but retailers hesitate"

"It's going to be used as leverage against credit card companies," the president of explained. "Just knowing that merchants can (surcharge) will keep them from raising rates."

"A Simple Method For Getting Those Old Photographs Digitized And Online"

“Get your photos scanned. If you don’t scan them, the risk is really elevated. Fire, flood, hurricanes, all the natural disasters — I just hear horror stories from people.”

"Preserving Memories Before the Storm"

The only irreplaceable objects in your house are your family photos and videos. Scanning them one by one can be a pain. Weather Channel reporter Dave Malkoff found a company that can do it for you.

"Preserving your digital memories"

Jefferson Graham gives you a primer on how to back-up your photos and save them online, where they can live forever and be accessible in good times and bad.

"Easy as a Snap"

Read the 5 star review in Barron's Magazine.
5 Star Review

"Your Photos, Off the Shelf at Last"

The New York Times personal-tech columnist David Pogue's review of

"Making a Photo Book With Scanned Images"

The New York Times personal-tech columnist J. D. Biersdorfer talks photo books and photo scanning

"Using social media to improve your business"

"Boxes of old photographs – and a simple solution"

“The average household has 5,000 photographs,” said Mitch Goldstone president of ScanMyPhotos. “We are talking about so many photos, spanning generations, that need to be digitized so you can share them, as well as safely preserve the memories on your computer.”

"Getting your house organized: Family photographs"

Read about how has helped Judy Parkins , owner of Gently Organized, a professional organization company, solve her photo organization problem.
Best of LA - Los Angeles Magazine

"Best Digital Photo Scans"

"[] has become the country's leading source of quick scans."
Delta Sky Magazine

"Editors' Pick"

"If you're like us, you have stacks of old photographs stuffed in boxes and albums at home...Luckily there is help"
Scientific American

"Use It Better: The Best Ways to Digitize Your Photos, Music and Home Videos"

"Do-it-yourself or send it out, here are some tips and recommendations to preserve your analog past"
CBS Sunday Morning

"Bye, Tech: Dealing with Data Rot "

David Pogue looks at what happens when technological progress leaves your most precious memories and recordings behind.
Digitwirl - Making tech work for you


The weekley web show making tech actually work for you profiling

Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline

Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline

Award-winning broadcaster Dave Graveline interviews CEO Mitch Goldstone at the 2012 International Consumer Electronic Show. Logo

#17 Ranked Photo Site on the Web

"Let the scanning begin. Perhaps that should be the motto of ScanMyPhotos, a spot that’s all about turning your boxes, bins and envelopes of print images...into digital form."
Wall Street Journal Logo

"A Lifetime of Photos on a Single Disc"

Learn how Dale Pelletier and others have used to preserve their photo memories. (Note: does not retain articles prior to 2008. It has been reprinted on the Pittsburgh Post Gazette site.)
USA Today Logo

"How to Digitize Your Life"

"Protect your memories by backing them up. If your photo collection is too daunting, try a scanning service. " USA Today suggests
MacVoices with Chuck Joiner

MacVoices with Chuck Joiner

MacVoices is the internet show and podcast that delivers in-depth discussions with the most influential people in the Mac industry as well as the individuals who are out there making it happen on the front lines of the global Apple community.

...and that is just the tip of the iceberg. is constantly making national news and has been for 20+ years.

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