Remember when grandma used to keep all her family photographs in a box by the front door so that if there was a house fire she could save them? The cat could fend for itself but, in the days before digital cameras and hard drives, if you lost a photograph it was gone forever.
Baby’s first steps, high school graduations, weddings, birthday parties, even the cat chasing his tail – these are all precious moments in your life that need to be protected from unexpected disasters.
Russell Workman’s talk is all about how to preserve family and general photographs from the distant past, even prints placed in those sticky, acidic “magnetic” photo albums. It’s also about how to save digital-age images you take on your phone or digital camera, not realising they can easily be destroyed or lost as technology rapidly changes.
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