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Posted by Positive Aging Community on 05/23/2023

What To Do With All Those Photos?

A live and interactive discussion with a leading expert on organizing, right-sizing, and preparing your legacy photo collection for your loved ones or clients. Rachel Jenkins of the Photo Archivers Produced in partnership with the Silver Group

 Rachel Jenkins


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Powerpoint: 2023-05-Photo Organizing ProAging.pdf

Questions Asked

  • As the surviving adult child … and now I have multiple, framed, family photo portraits.  Hope you will address this topic.
  • Why pencil instead of pen?
  • Hope this question does not interrupt your flow. This is very helpful, educational and informative. But what photo services and care do you actually provide for family or individuals? Again thank you
  • why organize by type of material, rather than by timeline
  • Where do I find archival materials?
  • Are archival boxes plastic bins?
  • What did you do with photos reduced from collection? Were all the photo collections destroyed?
  • how are images organized on thumb drive? Can they have a search feature?
  • Do you go through the negatives in the same way as the photos? They are much harder to see or separate.
  • What are strategies to purge duplicates in phone, the cloud like Amazon photos, on the computer, etc.
  • I have newspaper prints that showed my grandmother, me,, my mother and 3 aunts listening to a radio broadcast by my two uncles during WW2 What would you do with that?
  • Will slides and resources listed on the slides be made available for all participants to use?
  • Are there any software programs or apps that you'd recommend? To put things in chronological order, find duplicates, put it into an album
  • How to access a professional?
  • The Nancy example was so great. Many thanks to you and Nancy for sharing this with all of us?
  • Do you have people you work with in Montgomery Couty, MD: Bethesda, Rockville,
  • You mentioned VHS Tapes, can you expand and talk about this a little more?
  •  What was Nancee's end cost just to give us some idea.

Chat Transcript

12:15:36     From  Victoria Hathaway   to   Hosts and panelists : Victoria Hathaway, CSA, SRES, CSHP, Realtor, Director Silver Group, Bob Lucido Team of Keller Williams Lucido Agency, Victoria@BobLucidoTeam.com, 410-979-4284

12:17:16     From  Ruth DeHart   to   Hosts and panelists : could you increase volumn--difficult to hear you

12:19:58     From  Pam Phillips : I hear you very well

12:19:59     From  Leesa Ackermann   to   Hosts and panelists : I can hear her just fine.

12:20:03     From  Ruth DeHart   to   Hosts and panelists : Done--can hear now

12:20:03     From  Nancy Piness : My volume is fine…I am able to hear the speaker clearly.

12:20:10     From  Marsha Komandt   to   Hosts and panelists : I am having the same problem on the computer.  So I’m listening on my phone & watching on the computer.

12:20:10     From  Sara Yamamoto : Hearing fine here.

12:20:15     From  Arlene Polangin : volume is fine

12:20:52     From  Jacqui Vok : You can increase the volume on your computer AND this software program we're watching this presentation in.

12:25:00     From  Arlene Polangin : Are you writing on the back of the photo?

12:26:00     From  Myra Johnson : Where can soft photo pencil be purchased?

12:26:28     From  Ann Sloane : This beyond affirming of the challenges already!  Thank you.

12:27:06     From  Brenda Lawson   to   Hosts and panelists : Amazon has them

12:27:07     From  Mary Pat Arellano   to   Hosts and panelists : There is a separate Q&A spot, too!

12:27:49     From  Brenda Lawson : Amazon has the Stabilo pencils

12:31:34     From  Sara Yamamoto : How do you handle slides? I have several hundred.

12:33:18     From  Ms Ozgo : What do you suggest doing with childrens artwork and VHS tapes?

12:33:48     From  Joanne Lynn : Perhaps you can explain why you organize by the type of material rather than the timeline.

12:33:57     From  Leesa Ackermann : What about reel to reel?

12:37:33     From  Ms Ozgo : How do you digitize the newsspaper articles? Do you just scan them? If so to PDF or JPEG?  Thanks.

12:38:07     From  Marsha Komandt   to   Hosts and panelists : I see where you suggest that negatives be kept with photos.  My negatives are kept in a fireproof chest in case a fire or flood ruins the photos in an album.  This of course for old photos.

12:50:33     From  Eileens Singer   to   Hosts and panelists : Can you discuss on archival boxes/ where to purchase/what kind

12:57:04     From  Danielle Beauchamp   to   Hosts and panelists : Can you give an idea of hourly or project costs?

12:57:34     From  Alvin Arlitz : How do you obtain a print from a digitized negative, both B&W and Color

12:58:11     From  Meryl Cohen   to   Hosts and panelists : Can you send out this presentation or left us access.

12:58:42     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Archival Methods®https://www.archivalmethods.com/

12:59:19     From  Marie Stephen   to   Hosts and panelists : What is Rachel’s contact information?

13:01:10     From  Jacqui Vok : Can you please put up the Resource List again?

13:02:28     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : What To Do With All Those DIGITAL Photos? https://www.retirementlivingsourcebook.com/events/what-to-do-with-all-those-digital-photos

13:03:21     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : PhotoSweeper https://overmacs.com/

13:06:48     From  Sara Yamamoto : Is it best to have  professional scan print photos or slides?

13:09:43     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : https://lightroom.adobe.com/

13:10:41     From  Grace Critton   to   Hosts and panelists : How are costs determined for using your services

13:11:42     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Adobe Bridge is a powerful creative asset manager that lets you preview, organize, edit, and publish multiple creative assets quickly and easily. https://www.adobe.com/products/bridge.html

13:14:02     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : https://thephotomanagers.com/

13:15:15     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Rachel Jenkins



Mobile 443.226.9801  |  Website PhotoArchivers.com

Address 9192 Red Branch Rd, Suite 190, Columbia, MD 21045

13:15:53     From  Mary Pat Arellano   to   Hosts and panelists : Super presentation! Thank you so much!

13:16:50     From  Pam Phillips : Thank you so much... I know so many people we help, and personally it will help with family members and me :-)  It helps to hear the steps to take and the apps, websites, etc that will be awesome assists with this job.  It's going to take time, but it helps to see it broken up, so Thank you Bunches Rachel!

13:19:26     From  Cheryl WHeeler   to   Hosts and panelists : Steve,

13:19:47     From  Cheryl WHeeler   to   Hosts and panelists : Could you please contact me Cheryl Wheeler

13:20:02     From  Cheryl WHeeler   to   Hosts and panelists : when you have the Fall Photo Gathering

13:21:14     From  Danielle Beauchamp : Thanks so much. Still daunting but clearer!

13:21:40     From  Rafi Levin : Thanks - so helpful ! Much to consider…

13:21:51     From  Janet Gritz : interested  in learning more.

13:22:01     From  Sara Yamamoto : Thank you!

13:22:03     From  Grace Critton   to   Hosts and panelists : I am interested in the class!

13:22:17     From  MarthaLeah Chaiken : Thank you!

Previous discussion with Cathi Nelson of The Photo Managers

A live & interactive discussion with the author of Photo Organizing Made Easy: Going from Overwhelmed to Overjoyed. Cathi will share the 5 steps professional photo organizers use to help their clients gain control of their photo collections. CATHI NELSON Author and founder of The Photo Managers https://thephotomanagers.com/

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