As you know, I am all about preservation and protecting your family from "The Digital Dark Ages". Everyone knows how it goes....SAFETY FIRST! I will post separately about how you should have 3 copies of all your photos but today we are only covering online solutions. If you don't have an online backup right now, stop what you are doing and BACK. IT. UP.
Digital photography has many advantages over film but also has one major downside. Without proper organization and backup, we are vulnerable to losing all our family's memories in an instant. Today I put my foot down with my procrastination. Nothing is more important to me than preserving our memories and it's shameful I've let my family photos get so unorganized. ESPECIALLY because I'm a professional photographer. I know better.
I know how hard it is to purge anything of sentimental value. And with photographs being one of our most treasured possessions, the task can be very intimidating. But just like cleaning out that messy closet, it feels so good when the task is done! It will be fantastic to have a meaningful and carefully curated selection of family photos.