Organizing Photos: Part 2~Options for Digital Photo Storage.

When I wrote my original post about how I organize photo negatives…
and how I store printed pictures…

I mentioned that one thing I had to tackle this year was the organization of digital photos.
I had mentioned wanting to try this system:

Well, Laurie from Handy Man, Crafty Woman left  a comment that her family was using an off-site service for storing their digital photos.
This was an option that I had never researched and I thought this suggestion was brilliant….. for 2 reasons.
1-If your computer crashes, your digital photos are safely stored off-site.
2-If a house fire should ever happen, your digital photos are safely stored off-site.
So Laurie wrote a post to share this information with us.
Please go over and visit her terrific blog!
You can learn more about off-site digital photo storage.
I am so glad that Laurie shared this information with me.
I am definitely going to take advantage of this type of service!
Have a wonderful Monday!

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Comments

  1. says

    Okay now I've seen it all….organizing negatives!!! OMG you are Martha jr.!!!
    You could not pay me to show you my boxes of photos…it is so shameful.
    But I have made quite a few scraping albums for Sam thank goodness.
    Good job Angie!
    Pamela ox

  2. says

    Hey Angie! Good post. When I started scrapbooking (and went digital) 10-11 years ago, I got all my pics pretty organized. Now, they're a mess. Some here, some there, some everywhere! I actually don't have all my pics printed. I have them printed them as I need/want them. I do save on disc, but I've also used Snapfish for years – with no problems ever. It's extremely smart to use an off-site pic storing site. Also, I've heard discs don't last forever – that they do have a "shelf-life" . I'll have to look more into that.

    I've been saying for months now I have to get my photos organized. Your post may help me get motivated to do just that! Thanks!

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