Author: Marci Brennan

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When Photos Are All You Have Left

My work as a professional photo organizer allows me to work closely with families and their precious visual memories. I am granted a window into

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What Is Metadata and How Does It Work?

What is “metadata”? Perhaps you’ve heard the term used but were unsure of its meaning. The definition: it’s “data about data”. In photo organizing, it

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Food Photos and Best Tips

If there’s one thing I really love (other than family photos!) it’s cooking and taking food photos. And this weekend, with the double whammy of

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New Years Resolutions 2022

I was honored to be asked to contribute to Redfin’s excellent blog again this year. For some great tips to help you stay more focused

Get Back To Your Photos

Get Back to Your Photos

Have you seen Peter Jackson’s masterful documentary “The Beatles: Get Back”? The most remarkable aspect of the film was that Jackson used footage hidden for

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Past Present Pix turns 5!

Past Present Pix formed five years ago (how time flies!) with the goal of helping busy families manage, organize, and preserve their photo and video collections,