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Photo Organization Resource Guide

 Resources for Digital and Traditional Photo Organization

In an effort to help you with the information I am sharing I have created a list of suggested websites to purchase products or for more information.

Software for Digital Photo Management

Top photo software on

  • Picasa (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery (Windows)
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements (Windows & Mac)
  • Apple iPhoto (Mac)
  • ACDSee Photo Manager (Windows)
  • Zoner Photo Studio Free (Windows)
  • FastStone Image Viewer (Windows)
  • Shoebox (Mac)
  • Creative Memories Memory Manager (Windows)
  • Triscape FxFoto (Windows)

Note: If you own a Mac, the Apple Store offers classes.  Take advantage of them!

Finding Duplicate Photos: Awesome Duplicate Photo Finder

Traditional Photo Organization

Linea LegacyBox: holds 2400 4 x 6 / 5 x 7 photos, also includes envelope for larger photos & memorabilia, $54.99, sold exclusively through Appo members, email me @ [email protected] or check for a photo organizer

Power Sort Box: holds 1200 $30.00

Also check out:

-Look for archival, acid, lignin free.

-Safe storage plastics: Uncoated pure polyethylene, polypropylene, polyster (Mylar D, Mellinex 516), considered stable and nondamaging to photos

Programs to Create Hard Cover Photo Books

Many online programs offer their own book building software.  See also:

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Windows & Mac): or check out Amazon, Staples, Office Max

Storybook Creator Plus for the PC:

MyMemories Suite (Windows & Mac):

Creating Video Slide Shows

iMovie (Mac)

Windows Movie Maker (Windows)

ProShow Producer, ProShow Gold (Windows), ProShow Web (Windows or Mac)

Animoto (Windows or Mac)

Converting Photos, Slides & Video to CD or DVD

Local photo retailer or photo organizer;

Backing Up

External hard drives

Picture Keeper

Cloud services

Computer backup: Carbonite (contact me for a code for 2 free months with the purchase of a year’s backup $59), SugarSync, Mozy, Backblaze

Photo backup / photosharing sites: Linea, SmugMug, Shutterfly Share Site

Portable Scanning

FlipPal: $149.99

Blogs offering Photo Organization tips:

Association of Personal Photo Organizers:

A Dish of Daily Life

Home Movie Legacy

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