"Favorite Photos"

Favorite Photo Slideshows

Favorite Photo Slideshows

I mentioned yesterday that I have never printed my favorite family photos. I can hear the gasps of horror as the scrapbooking community reads this. Before you make me turn in my scrapbooker card (the cooler version of a man card, ha!) let me explain. We live in a wonderful world filled with technology. My children, and probably yours, are amazingly technically savvy. It is fascinating to watch Eden (even from the age of one) quickly and easily navigate my iPhone and iPad. One of her favorite things to do is watch the slideshows I create, especially our yearly favorites…

Living with Your Photos  The Select Few

Living with Your Photos The Select Few

A few months ago I read a fantastic blog post by Stacy Julian about photo anxiety, here is an excerpt: “We tend to assign an immense amount of value to photos because in the past, they have been rare and therefore extremely valuable. In other words, 12,000 photos are not as valuable as twelve. Stop and think about that for a minute. If you had only twelve photos from your childhood, they would automatically (regardless of their quality) be valuable–they are all you have. 12,000 photos are not individually valuable, until you assign value to a few of them.” Stacy’s blog post really struck a…