Photo Avalanche: Time on our Hands

Destiny Prevails Little did I realise when I purchased the Epson FF680W how much it would be used over the last few months, while we have all been more or less confined to home. I have worked my way through several albums and scanned over 1500 photos. This has taken months as I empty theContinue reading “Photo Avalanche: Time on our Hands”

Photo Avalanche: Epson FastFoto to the Rescue

Starting with Christmas Memories Now that its nearly Christmas, why not think about all your Christmas photos hidden away in family albums, shoe boxes or drawers and whether you want to preserve and organise them for the future. Technology seems to have come to our aid with the Epson FastFoto FF-680W which I purchased toContinue reading “Photo Avalanche: Epson FastFoto to the Rescue”

Photo Avalanche: Tackling Slides

Feeling Calm & Relaxed? It has been a very, slow week. I never heard back from Epson regarding my problem with the line etched onto my 35mm slide scans and what caused it. Fortunately, Officeworks were happy to replace the scanner and I started all over again. While perusing the whirpool forum I discovered otherContinue reading “Photo Avalanche: Tackling Slides”

Photo Avalanche: Scanner Suicides

Countdown to a Sad Ending A wet and windy weekend would seem the perfect opportunity for ploughing on and scanning that box of 35mm slides. With my photo book already started from previous scans of slides, it was time to flesh it out with the best of the rest as I wanted a relatively simpleContinue reading “Photo Avalanche: Scanner Suicides”

Photo Avalanche: Scanning Up a Storm

But Wait! There’s Loads More! How absolutely frustrating it is to install new hardware, only to find it doesn’t work. Apple Mavericks (OS X 10.9) for Mac desktops reaked havoc with my old scanner and there’s still no new driver for it. I bought the Epson Perfection V370 Photo Scanner desktop scanner since I couldContinue reading “Photo Avalanche: Scanning Up a Storm”

Photo Avalanche: Photo books & Slideshows to the Rescue

Getting it together with iPhoto & Apple TV If you love your photos but find they are taking over your house or will most likely end up in a skip bin when your no longer around, then it’s time for action and revitalization. As Family Historians we perpetually run the photo, paper and space gauntlet,Continue reading “Photo Avalanche: Photo books & Slideshows to the Rescue”