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5 Simple Rules for Summer Photography

Summer presents one photo opportunity after another, but are you ready? In this post I’m sharing five of my best tips to boost your photography skills and ensure you won’t feel overwhelmed come fall.

Instax Travel Journal + Giveaway

Instax Travel Journal + Giveaway

When I blogged about using the INSTAX Mini 8, I laid out a plan for this instant film camera to be a travel companion. In this post I’m sharing a peek into my album as well as a giveaway for your own INSTAX instant film camera.

How I Protect My Memories with Backup

Nearly five years ago I shared how I back up my photos. A lot has changed since then! In this post I want to review the various approaches I use, together, to keep my digital files safe. Backing up is important because it's not a matter of if your...

Using the Instax Mini 8 Camera

For years I've been eyeing the FUJIFILM INSTAX instant film cameras, almost taking the plunge more than once. So when Fujifilm contacted me about reviewing the Mini 8, it was an instant yes! The INSTAX Mini 8 is compact (but not tiny), super...

Your Favorite Apps for Memory Keeping

Simple Tip Saturdays are for sharing easy ideas to grab and run. It's been quite a long while since we talked about apps for photography and other aspects of memory keeping. And so much has changed! We have tablets (on top of phones) and multiple...

How to Automatically Import Phone Photos to Lightroom

What if you could take a photo on vacation and have it be waiting for you in Lightroom when you returned home? I'm excited to share a two-step automation process that makes this a fantastic reality. Last year Lisa Corbin-Polak wrote about using the...

4×6 Printer Review: Canon Selphy vs. Epson PictureMate Show

It's no secret that I am a huge fan of Persnickety Prints and have ordered hundreds of prints over the past few years. The quality is always spot-on and can't be matched by 1-hour photo centers. But sometimes I want a photo right now. There's an HP...

Sharing Your #summerstories

This post is part of our summer storytelling series. Click here to sign up for Stories of the Summer, a free summer scrapbooking class. Memory keeping in the summer is a little different - a bit looser and more on-the-fly. I seem to be taking more...