We talk all the time about protecting your photos by backing them up but today we want to talk about the story that goes with your photos and how by getting and keeping your photos organised, you can inject some STORYTELLING into your photo collection.
This month we are off on our first overseas holiday as a family. No doubt we will be taking a lot of photos, both on the digital camera and on our smart phones. So how will I back up our precious memories while I am away from all my usual technology and tools?
I have often said that I am of the luckiest generation. I am old enough to remember BEFORE digital technology (and the internet) but young enough to have been able to adapt and embrace it. You could say that is why I am an advocate of old school methods as well as new technology like Forever.com. Call me old fashioned but in my personal (and professional) opinion the dead set easiest way to back up your photos is to
This image was taken by a neighbour of mine showing a tree down in her street. With wide spread wind and flood damage I wanted to let you know that there is hope if you have had photos damaged in this wild Sydney weather.
Do you remember the R's I wrote about?
Well our fantastic photobook from Momento arrived a few weeks ago (the one I did the beta testing for their new DISNEY software which by the way is now live and available to the public. I highly recommend you check it out.) Well it is here and the kids ADORE IT!
We have been ‘reading’ it every night since it arrived and I having been quietly patting myself on the back and remembering Doctor G’s thoughts on respect, responsibility and resilience.
I thought you would be interested in a few examples from the book and my thoughts on the stories and learnings they are demonstrating. I have definitely being ‘telling’ the stories using different words than I would have before hearing Doc G’s presentation.
Respect, responsibility, resilience - the holy grail of things most parents want to teach their kids.
I asked myself how can I find ways to build these with my own children.
Ways that are easy, engaging and interesting.
In this blog I talk about 3 ways we believe that PHOTOS can help demonstrate or teach children three essential life skills.
When the kids start school we are often asked if they can answer DO YOU KNOW questions like: ‘Do you know where you live?’ ‘Do you know your full name?’ ‘Do you know when your birthday is/how old you are?’