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How I Documented 2015 and Why I'm Doing It Again in 2016

Tons of tips and advice on how to start, keep up with, and FINISH a photo album in 2016 (or anytime). Ways to simplify memory keeping so you can actually get photos printed and in albums. This is SO good.


FEATURED POST @jasperdejesus - Motivation is a fire from within let that fire burn bright and share your light with the world. . . This is one of the first photographs I took on scene of the Arts District Pallet Yard fire (Ceres Fire). I was able to document the whole progress of this fire from beginning to end. The photos from this set gained a lot of attention which opened a lot of doors for me and even led to spending a whole day at a firestation in South LA and documenting firefighters…


One of the most common questions I get is "How do I print pictures in the perfect size for my project?". There are so many programs you can use to customize your photo size, I wanted to share instructions that would be universal for all computer users. Here are the step by step instructions for printing your desired images in any size: For PC Users in Microsoft Office: 1. Open a new document in Microsoft Word. 2. On the menu bar, select Insert->Image->From File (a window will open and…

from Good + Simple

Photo Organization Challenge: Consolidate & Categorize Your Digital Photos

Are you overwhelmed by all of your digital and/or printed photos? I'm going to spend the next few months getting 10 years' worth of my photos organized, backed up, and framed or made into books so that we can actually enjoy them. I'll be sharing my step by step process and tips in a series of blog posts. Come and join in the fun!


You can get giant prints called "engineer prints" at Staples for $4.99. We called around locally to see what we could find. Our local Kinko's had a similar giant photo copy option called a "blueprint copy". I also heard from a reader that they are sometimes called "draft prints". These prints are only .75 per square foot.