Digital Directions

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Cathi Nelson recently published this blog about digitizing photos. It is full of useful tips and information to finally get that digitization project started! Read More
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The photo merchandising market is growing by leaps and bounds. One of the hottest items going is creating wearable photos. Read More

Buyers Laboratory (BLI), a division of Keypoint Intelligence, and the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware and services, today announced that Kodak Alaris Inc. has won BLI’s coveted Scanner Line of the Year award for the second consecutive year.

When it comes to picking the equipment to scan your photos what are looking for? This blog examines how the brilliant messaging by an insurance company relates to looking beyond hype and price and get to some of the key factors in helping you to make that decision.

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Are your old pictures stuck in dusty boxes? Here’s how to get them in order — and ready to tell your family’s story

January 31, 2017

Houzz Contributor. As the founder of the Association of Personal Photo Organizers,, I am a passionate believer that we all have a story to tell with our photos but too often we just don’t know how to begin. When I am not supporting The Photo Organizers who are members of APPO, you can find me connecting with family & friends, cooking healthy meals, working out and snuggling with my dogs while watching Netflix.

RootsTech Attendees Scanning Photos & Slides

RootsTech 2017 is E-Z Photo Scan's third year offering free do-it-yourself scanning for RootsTech attendees. It anticipates surpassing the milestone of digitizing more than a quarter-million images, during its 3 appearances of providing this free service. 

Here are 3 tips that we have found can make your participation in this scanning adventure fun and productive.

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E-Z Photo Scan has been providing free scanning of photos and slides at RootsTech for the past several years and will eclipse a combined total of more than one-quarter million family photos at this year's event. Read More
What people are doing with their digital photos is changing
What people are doing with their digital photos is changing over very short periods of time. Learn what is making the biggest changes in the ways we view and share photos.
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Don't Leave Your Family Photos Behind When Jumping the Gap

Do you find yourself straddling an ever-widening digital divide? This divide is particularly the case when it comes to a family’s personal photos...

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Gary Pageau's personal photo collection as he starts out to digitize them using the Kodak Professional Photo Scanner rented from E-Z Photo Scan
This is a story about digitizing your family photos. A veteran in the world of marketing and publishing within the photo industry, Gary Pageau, sets out to tackle the digitization of a treasure trove of his printed family photos having fallen into disarray and fading into obscurity.
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The first digital image made on a computer in 1957 showed researcher Russell Kirsch's baby son. Credit: NIST
So you thought digital photographs were a relatively new arrival that swept in as we began the 21st century? 
Well, guess again. The first digital photograph was produced in 1957 and is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
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