Category Archives: Photography

How to Save Old Photos to Your Computer

Four ways to digitize photos so you can keep them forever

A woman's hand holding up an old photograph above a photo album

 

Digitizing old photos is a great way to preserve those memories. Daniel Ingold / Getty Images

Whether you’ve chosen to dabble in photography using a 35mm film camera, or have uncovered an old box filled with pictures from decades ago, you might be wondering how to save photo prints and negatives to your computer. The good news is that there are several options, depending on how much involvement is preferred. You can digitize and archive photos by using:

  • Photo scanners
  • Digital cameras (or smartphone/tablet)

The Best Sites for Storing Photos Online

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With today’s technology, we’re taking more photos and videos of moments we want to remember than ever before in history. These memories are ones we want to keep and store safely, so what is the best way to do that? Of course, we have hardware that makes it possible for these images to be backed up safely, but if you’re looking for a backup method that is safe, secure, and in many instances automatic (once set up), then online photo storage sites can be a safe bet.

In addition to storing your photos and videos for secure backup, these sites allow users to upload photos, share images, even share entire image galleries, and for free (users might find that there are certain services that are subscription-based; basic services are free).

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GENERATIONS: WRITING HISTORY THROUGH FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY

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Annu Palakunnathu Mathew & Annusha Yadav

The ROM welcomes two world-renowned artists, Annu Palakunnathu Matthew and Anusha Yadav, creator of the Indian Memory Project, to discuss the importance of photography in exploring issues such as national identity, collective memory, and social transformation. Continue reading