Skip to content

Ovation: Snapfish.

09/16/2013

SnapfishI took what seems like a zillion pictures last weekend and I’ve spent a great deal of time trying to organize them.  It used to be easy, back in the day when you actually had “film” that you had to get “developed” so that you could return to the store a couple of weeks later to pick up your “prints” before you put them into an album, but now it’s taking me forever.

I’ve never been a very good “scrap booker”.  In fact, most of the pictures that I’ve kept are stored in photo boxes on a shelf in the top of a bedroom closet.  But this trip was special and I want to remember every minute.

I’ve got pictures that were taken with several different cameras and camera phones that were emailed and texted to me over the course of a four-day weekend.  Each digital file has to be renamed and re-saved with a unique identifying name.  The end result of the project is going to be a printed and bound album from an online service called Snapfish.

The Snapfish service offers a quick and easy online location to upload, store and organize photos and videos.  It’s a free service where you can share photos from your library, create slideshows and order professionally developed prints for as little as nine cents each.  Editing tools to crop, remove red eyes, add borders and tints are also available.  It’s also possible to create and customize more than one hundred unique photo gifts like calendars and mugs.

I’m excited to learn more about the service and to build a book of memories that I’ll enjoy and share for many years to come.

Have you ever used an online photo sharing service to create a memory album?

——————————————————————————-

Like this post? Follow the blog and get involved in discussions! Find “Follow via Email” on the right side of the page and click “Follow.”  Buttons for Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook are there, too!

Copyright © 2013 www.DiatribesAndOvations.com
Advertisements

From → Ovations

3 Comments
  1. No, I’ve never used an online service to manage my photos. Mainly because I don’t have the time but iPhoto is bulging ever so slightly perhaps this could be a winter project. As it seems like it’s going to arrive any day now. Thanks for the suggestion!

    Like

  2. I use Bookemon.com. I write and illustrated books for my ten great nieces and nephews. Also put together a history book with my Grandfather’s letters and pictures from World War 1 for our kids and my brother’s kids.

    Like

Please LIKE and Share.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: