Digital Decluttering: Photo Management (Premium)


Three weeks ago, I wrote about my latest attempt to scan in our old photos, distribute them to various online services, and then destroy the originals. Since then, there’s been a whirlwind of activity: Thanks to a reader suggestion, I moved to a high-speed photo scanner, and quickly blew through all of the 21 photo albums-worth of photos I still had remaining. Since that, I’ve started working through the boxes and boxes I have of loose photos, which include photos still in envelopes (which are well-labeled, somewhat labeled, or not labeled at all) plus a surprising number of literally loose photos that will require some work identifying.

[caption id="attachment_199598" align="alignnone" width="1280"] This is what's left to scan[/caption]

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