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3 Ways to Use the Star Rating in Sorting Your Photos

3 Ways to Use the Star Rating in Sorting Your Photos

To rate your photos with one to five stars, starts with a more basic question: what do you want to do with your photos?  The most common reason to rate your photos is to quickly find your best, or favorite photo.  What if you used the ratings […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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3 Small steps to get your photos organized this year.

3 Small steps to get your photos organized this year.

Each year people make New Year’s resolutions.  Losing weight and getting organized are big ones that many people start the year with and then lose their way.  I’ve been hearing many motivational speakers talk about the need for resolve in making simple changes that will have more […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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1 week till Christmas – Give a gift certificate

1 week till Christmas – Give a gift certificate

On the last week till Christmas my PPO (Personal Photo Organizer) suggested to me: Give a gift certificate for a half-day of photo organizing. With only one week till Christmas most of the work that organizing, scanning, restoring, designing, and printing take, is more time than is […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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4 weeks till Christmas – Give an archival, photo safe box

4 weeks till Christmas – Give an archival, photo safe box

On the 4th week till Christmas my PPO (Personal Photo Organizer) suggested to me: Give an archival, photo safe Legacy Box to put all your printed photos and memorabilia in.  Better yet, give it filled with family photos already organized.   You can also take all the […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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Picture Keeper Review

Picture Keeper Review

Picture Keeper is a very simple, yet powerful way to find and backup your digital photos.  Just plug in the flash drive or external hard drive into a USB port on either your PC or Mac, and start Picture Keeper.  Off it goes finding the photos scattered […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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Photo Organizing Haiku

Photo Organizing Haiku

Three Photo Organizing Haiku from my wife Susan – my muse!  Old silver photo This woman with eyes like mine What is her story?   Grandmother’s album Photos fall from cracked pages How can I save them?   Shoeboxes crammed full Who can help me with this […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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Preserving your Digital photos for the future.

Preserving your Digital photos for the future.

I have written about backup systems and how important it is to have both onsite and offsite copies of your photos.  For those of you who have gone totally digital with your pictures, the urgency of getting those files backed up in multiple locations and media is […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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Dealing with your photos: Important or Urgent

Dealing with your photos: Important or Urgent

Why is it that photos are so important to us that people want to save them out of a burning building, but barring a natural disaster, there seems to be no urgency to do anything with them?  The recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, Hurricane Sandy, and the wild […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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Sorting photos to see what you have.

Sorting photos to see what you have.

Most people have from 2 to 5 thousand printed photos in their collection.  If you haven’t gotten rid of the duplicates, blurry, or just plain bad photos, you may have even more!  After you gather your photos all together, you want to look through to see what […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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Where is your one place?

Where is your one place?

Have you seen the news about people gathering photos that have been blown far and wide by recent tornadoes?  People who find the scattered prints and can drop them off at designated locations, where they are cleaned and organized in order to reunite them with their owners.  […]

About Philip Griffith

I am a Certified Personal Photo Organizer. I love helping people tell their stories using photos and memorabilia. I grew up with photos and home movies always being shown and shared as part of normal family life. When we adopted our first son, I wanted to make a lifebook for him. I’ve been telling our family stories with photos ever since.

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