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September: National Save Your Photos Month

It’s the end of summer—and what a perfect time to take stock of some old memories! And guess what? September is National Save Your Photos Month! What does that mean? Well, September is the month in which we can take the time to remember that our precious photographs are perishable, and we need to do all we can to save those memories for lifetimes to come. Photos deteriorate over time, especially based on how they’ve been stored, but with modern technology, you can save them on a CD, DVD, or even digital files to keep them pristine and easily viewable. How to Observe National Save Your Photos Month September is the month to go through old photos and organize them for future safety and sharing. For instance, some of your photos might not have any information on them, like names, dates, or locations. Take the time to sort your photos, adding information as needed. Most importantly, you can scan all your photographs to CD, DVD, and digital formats so not only you but also future generations can enjoy your family’s important memories. National Save Your Photos Day: Saturday, September 30th Every September, National Save Your Photos Day falls on the last Saturday of the month. This year, it will be Saturday, September 30th. On this day, you have the opportunity to take special action to preserve your photos. Take the time to protect your precious photographs, whether you use your phone or digital camera to take pictures, or take the step to scan your photos to DVD, CD, or digital formats with a professional company like Current Pixel. Of...

Digitize Photos: How to Prepare Your Photos for Scanning

If you’re planning to digitize photos with Current Pixel, then there’s a few things you can do to prepare. Photo scanning is the best way to preserve your photos in one place where you can enjoy them over and over again, and even share them easily with friends and family. You can also organize your photos to view them based on meaningful categories to you. Visit our page to find out more information about Current Pixel’s photo scanning services. At Current Pixel, we love having the chance to help you keep your memories safe and organized through our photo scanning services. Since we have been digitizing photos for decades, we have found our customers appreciate some tips to know before bringing their photos in for scanning. This helps them avoid extra costs, as well as ensures their photos are organized and prepared for the best possible result. Here are some ‘to-dos’ before you bring your photos into Current Pixel for scanning services. Make Sure Your Photos are Clean What this means is that in order to process your photos for scanning, they need to be removed from any albums, album pages, sleeves, mounts, or frames. Also be sure to remove any glue or sticky residue even if tacky or hardened. This process is great for people, because it’s a perfect opportunity to exclude any photos from your order that are duplicates, over or under exposed, out of focus, or just not as important as other photos. Carefully Organize and Store Your Photos After you make sure your photos are clean, place them in photo organizer boxes, other plastic or...