Photos have rich personal meaning. And photos are unique: if they are lost, the information they provide can never be replaced.
How long will your photos last on a CD, a jump drive, on your computer? Does your new tablet read the CDs you stored photos on oh so many years ago. Do you make backup copies? Have you checked if the digital photos you took 10, even 5, years ago are still intact? Can you still access them?
How will you feel if you lost them?
Check out this information from the Library of Congress on what steps you should be taking to ensure your digital photos are archived properly and to prevent loss.
Identify where you have digital photos
Decide which photos are most important
Organize the selected photos
Make copies and store them in different places
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Awakening the heart
Artist - Anne Warburton
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It's taken years to discover the medium I enjoy the most. And how what I have learned before somehow fits into what I am doing now. Even when I travel my needles and threads are with me so I can continue to create while away.