Links and Resources

Here you will find links to the products, services, websites and other topics we mention in our podcast shows.

Podcast Episode Resources

Season 1 Episode 1: Welcome to Inside Photo Organizing

Welcome to Inside Photo Organizing, from DIY to PRO with Allison Freedman from “Arrange, Wander, Focus” of Chicago, Illinois and Susan Wolak from “Save A Memory” of Northern Colorado. Together we will provide photo organizing tips and tricks for everyone from the person who wants to DIY to other pros in our industry. We’ll discuss current software and hardware news about Photo and Digital asset Management.

This was a brief episode to announce this podcast. We have not begun to share any tips or tricks or other resources.

Links:

Arrange Wander Focus - Allison Freedman, Illinois
Save A Memory - Photo - Susan Wolak, Colorado

Season 1 Episode 2: Inaugural Podcast with Guest Cathi Nelson

Release Date: August 1, 2023
Learn about the business of photo organizing with The Photo Managers

Join us for our inaugural podcast where we chat with Cathi Nelson, CEO and founder of The Photo Managers, the association she created to help people organize their photos and share their stories. The Photo Managers also helps people turn their love of photos into a business, as Susan and Allison have done.

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Links:

The Photo Managers

Save Your Photos Month 2023

Season 1 Episode 3: Latest News and Guest Marci Brennan

Release Date: September 1, 2023

In episode 3, we discuss Google’s latest change in their account policy regarding inactive accounts, answer listener questions, and discuss the Save Your Photos Month event running through September. We also interview our latest guest, Marci Brennan, discussing her work with the historic Bettmann archive, how to connect stories with the physical photos, and tips on winnowing down your photo collection.

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Links:

Marci Brennan | Past Present Pix

Website: https://pastpresentpix.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastpresentpix

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcibrennan/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pastpresentpix

Marci's B&H Video session
Pro Tips on Curating Your Printed Photos Collection with The Photo Managers

Save Your Photos Month - Register to get started with a month full of free training

Archival Product Companies:

B&H Photo Video

Gaylord Archival

Archival Methods

Tools and Resources:

Stabilo Pencil - if you have to write on the back of a photo, make sure you use this one so as not to damage your photos.

Acid Testing Pen - to test your current photo albums to see if the paper that your photos are touching are acid-free.

Adam Pratt: Memories: A Visual Guide to Photo, Video, and Audio Formats Volume #2

https://chaostomemories.com/books/

Mylio Software *

Photosweeper Software

Goodones Software *

* Some of the product links above are affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase there is no cost to you but we may receive a small commission and some links will provide a discount. Thank you for shopping through our links to show your support for this podcast!

Season 1 Episode 4: Guest Sharon Wunder

Release Date: September 23, 2023

In episode 4 we discuss the very important topic of legacy and preserving memories in the face of death. We are joined by special guest Sharon Wunder, a photo organizer with first-hand knowledge on this topic and great suggestions to help with this difficult process.

Post-airing note: Shortly after we released this episode, Sharon passed away with her family by her side. We feel so lucky that we were able to spend this time with her, and our condolences go out to her family and those that loved her.

Send Us Your Questions

If you are looking for help with legacy services for yourself or someone close to you, please use our send us your questions link so that we can hopefully assist in finding someone to help you either locally or remotely.

Links:

Sharon Wunder

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharonwunder/

Impact Scholarship Winner

Teresa Townsend, Tapestry Life Stories

Official announcement

Susan's B&H Photo Webinar

Creative Ways to Use AI for Photo Enthusiasts: Save Your Photos Month with The Photo Managers

Allison's Mylio Webinar

Take Your Genealogy Research To The Next Level With Mylio Photos+ with Allison Freedman

Save Your Photos Month - Register by the end of September for access to classes and panel discussions about all things photo organizing. As long as you have registered in September, classes will be available to you on replay through the end of October.

* Some of the product links above are affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase there is no cost to you but we may receive a small commission and some links will provide a discount. Thank you for shopping through our links to show your support for this podcast!

Season 1 Episode 5: Guest Cheryl DiFrank

Release Date: November 1, 2023

In episode 5 we discuss all things digital! We are joined by Cheryl DiFrank of My Memory File and talk about organizing digital photos, backing up digital photos, and some of the tricks and tools of the trade. And ... a very unusual favorite photo from her collection!

Send Us Your Questions

If you are looking for help with legacy services for yourself or someone close to you, please use our send us your questions link so that we can hopefully assist in finding someone to help you either locally or remotely.

Links:

Cheryl DiFrank | My Memory File

Website: https://www.mymemoryfile.com/

Backup Software

Chronosync

Backblaze* Personal
Backblaze* Business

SMS Backup Plus (Android)

iMazing

Other Software

Mylio*

Adobe Lightroom

Photosweeper

* Some of the product links above are affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase there is no cost to you but we may receive a small commission and some links will provide a discount. Thank you for shopping through our links to show your support for this podcast!

Season 1 Episode 6: Guest Kathy Stone

Release Date: December 1, 2023

In episode 6 we discuss how to save your photos from natural disasters with our guest Kathy Stone, an expert in this area. Tornados, hurricanes and floods all present unique challenges for your photos, but more can be saved than you might think. Before you think all is lost, listen in for tips and tricks to both future proof your memories to keep them safe and how to recover them after the worst happens. We’ll also answer a listener’s question.

Send Us Your Questions

Links:

Kathy Stone

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/calgaryphotosolutions/


Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/yycphotoorganizer/

Kathy's B&H Photo Webinar:

Protecting Your Photos Before an Extreme Weather Event: Save Your Photos Month with The Photo Managers

Kathy's blog post: What to do when disaster strikes your photos

Resource Links:

The Consumer Guide to Recovering Water-Damaged photos

Northeast Document Conservation Center

ProjectKin

Resource Links - Listener Question:

Twit Network

Software:

Photo Mechanic

Adobe Bridge

Peakto

Avalanche

Photos Takeout

Photosweeper

Hardware:

Inateck hard drive cloner

* Some of the product links above are affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase there is no cost to you but we may receive a small commission and some links will provide a discount. Thank you for shopping through our links to show your support for this podcast!

Season 2 Episode 7: Heather Nickerson

Release Date: January 1, 2024

This month we are joined by Heather Nickerson, a former CIA privacy and security expert and current CEO and co-founder of Artifcts. We discuss a unique way to safely and privately gather and preserve the stories and memories behind the stuff we keep and how doing this can be used to share with family, share with insurance in case of disaster, and actually improve your brain health.

Send Us Your Questions

Links:

Heather Nickerson | Artifcts

Heather's book: Shield Your Privacy: 15 Ways To Protect Your Personal Information

Artifcts website

Heather's artifcted hiking boots

Unique ways people are using Artifcts:

Coin Collections

Ceramics

Heather's all time favorite artifct, in honor of her mom, Moon Cooks cookies

Resource Links:

All There Is with Anderson Cooper (also available wherever you get your podcasts)

Heather and Allison's privacy course*

Learn more about Artifcts and brain health research

* Some of the product links above are affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase there is no cost to you but we may receive a small commission and some links will provide a discount. Thank you for shopping through our links to show your support for this podcast!

Season 2 Episode 8: Jill Yesko Diana

Release Date: February 1, 2024

This month we are joined by Jill Yesko Diana of Discover Organizing. In this wide-ranging episode we discuss declutterring and downsizing not just your photos but your home and belongings. We have tips for you if you are going through this yourself, and strategies if you are a professional organizer who helps others. As a bonus this month, Jill has shared with us her strangest photo!

Send Us Your Questions

Links:

Jill Yesko Diana | Discover Organizing

Websites:
Home organizing: Discover Organizing
Photo Organizing: Organized Memories

Books by Jill:

Chronological Order: The Fine Print for a Large Life

I'm Right Here: 10 Ways to Get Help for Hoarding and Chronic Disorganization


A Business Roadmap for Professional Photo Organizers: Everything You Need to Know About Starting and Growing a Thriving Photo Organizing Business

Jill's strangest photo!

* Some of the product links above are affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase there is no cost to you but we may receive a small commission and some links will provide a discount. Thank you for shopping through our links to show your support for this podcast!

Season 2 Episode 9: Guest Lida Bunting

Release Date: March 1, 2024


This month is all about photo books! We welcome Lida Bunting of Znimka Creations to discuss tips and tricks related to photo book creation, such as how to choose and keep track of photos, tools to use in making books, design ideas and other helpful tidbits. We also tackle a listener question about the costs associated with storing a digital photo library.

Send Us Your Questions

Links:

Lida Bunting | Znimka Creations

Website: Znimka Creations

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/znimkacreations
Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/znimkacreations/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lida-bunting/

Video from Lida demonstrating different finishes, papers and hinging of books.

Resource Links:

Zno

mpix

Milk Books

* Some of the product links above are affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase there is no cost to you but we may receive a small commission and some links will provide a discount. Thank you for shopping through our links to show your support for this podcast!

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