What to do when disaster strikes

What to do when disaster strikes

Mother Nature has been throwing some pretty serious weather our way this Spring.  At the Gym we often hear sad stories of photos and videos lost to disaster.  With all the flooding and tornadoes in our area, we thought this was a good time to offer some suggestions...
Got Slides?

Got Slides?

Slides are one of the most fun forms of photo memories to digitize because often we haven’t seen those images for years – if ever!  The prospect of scanning them seems to flummox a lot of folks so this week we thought we’d demystify the equipment...
Is your photo storage damaging your photos?

Is your photo storage damaging your photos?

At Photo Gym, we often talk about preserving and protecting photos, slides, negatives and video but the ways we do that are varied.  One aspect that effects the safety of your photos is the type of boxes, bins or bags they are stored in.  You see terms like...

Save Your Photos Month

Each September, The Association of Personal Photo Organizers (APPO), holds a campaign to teach people how they can preserve and protect their photos in the case of an accident or disaster called Save Your Photos.  A great number of companies that specialize in...