Author: Marci Brennan

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Scanning Your Collection: 4 Options

Scanning Your Collection: 4 Options Scanning your photo collection is a great way to preserve your images and create a backup. You can store scans

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Preserving Memories in a Photographic Archive

This post is about The Bettmann Archive, the world-famous photographic archive where I worked for 18 years. My time there (and later when it became Corbis Images) inspired

Before and After example of silvering in a b+w photo. 2 profile views of of a woman c. 1930s.

Silvering Photos: What to Do

If you have printed photos in your family collection, it’s important to pay attention to their condition because over time, they can suffer from various

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Hi Res vs Low Res: Why You Should Care

Perhaps you have heard the terms “hi res” and “low res” when talking about digital photos. But what exactly does hi res and low res

Young girls in the 1970s standing on a steps outdoors

Bad Photos: Some Can be Keepers

I was chatting with a client recently who mentioned that her family photos weren’t “very good”. She was comparing 50+ years of family snapshots to

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Past Present Pix turns 6!

Past Present Pix launched 6 years ago this week! My goal then – as it remains today  – is to help busy families manage, organize,