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What To Do With Those Summer Photos

Did you take a trip with friends or family? There are several nice gifts that you can make with your photo’s. You can make a book for the Host as a thank you. Your book will have favorite images of things you enjoyed together. We have playing cards that also make great thank you gives, […]

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A gift of preserving family memories.

Is It Time to Transfer Your Older Media?

Over the years we used to convert film to mini digital tapes and give those tapes to our customers along with their new DVD’s. We also used to digitize film and video productions directly to professional S-VHS tapes and make customer VHS tapes from those. If you have these master tapes in your possession, espectially […]

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Have You Made Your Calendar Yet?

If you are anything like me you haven’t made this years calendar yet. No worries, some years it takes me until June to start this project. With Heritage Makers you can design your own calendar and have it start any month you want. If you use a template, once it is in your projects folder […]

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Getting Your Scanning Done Right

We are more confident recommending that your photos and slides do not get mailed or sent out of State to be digitized. These are family photos that can never be replaced. If you are going to scan slides yourself, pick a good flatbed scanner with a good software program. Epson make good ones. Set your […]

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How to Organize Photos in Your Computer

There are several ways to organize photos on a computer. Rename your photos by name, date, or event; place your photos in files that have a title that you will remember; or make a contact sheet of every photo you take and where it is. There is yet another quite simple way to ‘tag’ a […]

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The Best Media to Preserve Your Film & Video

We are often asked to digitize customer’s photos, film and video tape directly to their hard drives. This can be done on request. However, is converting your media to digital files really protecting them on a Hard Drive? We continue to read what professionals recommend and we keep coming up with “the DVD”. If you […]

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Is the Lens Frightening?

Really! I have been taking photos since the 1970s and I don’t recall ever traumatizing anyone in the process. This past year I managed to upset a large dog and a very small child. I was visiting friends in Canada and admired their beautiful dog. It was a nice sunny day so I called him […]

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Interesting Old Documents

We have been scanning a lot of old family and business documents this past year. Old documents come in with some interesting binding techniques. I wonder when the paper clip was invented because these old papers that come in use a variety of methods to keep them together. Many people used straight pins, they actually […]

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What to do with Family Photo Albums

This scanning project took a couple of months, every week we scanned about 4 photo albums and burned them to a DVD disc. In the end all of these photos were digitized on only about 8 discs and placed in one small secure binder. What a great gift for the family. Now everyone will have […]

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Photo Scanning Price Comparison

Just to do a reality check I decided to go online and pick the first photo scanning company that came up to compare their pricing to ours. At first glance, they were quite a bit lower than us, however when I selected all the options that we include in our pricing, on a 500 photo […]

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