HEIF or JPG

What the HEIF Happened to JPG?

Apple’s latest bombshell is a whole new image format and you may already be using it. HEIF stands for High Efficiency Image File and it replaces the JPG format in iOS 11. Where did this come from? Apple adopted it as a better way to save ever more complex images from iPhones, beginning with iOS […]

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Love holiday traditions? Here’s a great one!

We all have them – those meaningful family traditions that we replicate each Christmas season. Maybe it’s watching the big game together, baking from family recipes, decorating the tree or driving through the neighborhood to look at Christmas lights. When my children were younger, I used to dress them in matching holiday themed pajamas and […]

FOUR SIMPLE STEPS TO PRESERVE YOUR FAMILY MEMORIES.

              STEP 1: SORT Take pictures out of albums, frames and boxes so you are working with only loose prints. Choose the photos you want to keep. Remove duplicates and poor-quality shots. Keep only the most meaningful images and toss the rest if you are working to downsize or […]

ARE YOUR MOBILE PHOTOS SAFE + SECURE?

You probably already know that your computer’s hard drive isn’t the ideal location for your beloved images. For one, hard drives routinely crash, sending the data stored on them into dark oblivion. Furthermore, pictures stored locally often get very little eyeball time, and in today’s easy media-sharing environment, there’s no reason your photos should be […]

WHY EVERY FAMILY SHOULD PRESERVE THEIR HISTORY.

In 50 years, will you be able to reminisce? Will your grandchildren know if they’ve inherited your good looks? Will you be able to show them your childhood home? The answer to these questions is largely dependent on how you store and archive printed images today. After all, we’re not simply talking about pictures and […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Just a few more weeks to go! Are you ready?   That’s right! There’s still a bit of time for you’re to create adorable photo gifts and prints for your friends and family. Not sure what to gift? Here are a few solutions to help you choose.     The Gather Box Our #1 MOST […]

Sending Holiday Cheer!

  Tradition starts with you — time to start planning your holiday cards! Who knew you could send a hug through the mail in the form of a holiday card? Don’t let creating the perfect card quickly fall off your radar – time to start making your plan now! Use these tips and suggestions for […]