Where are your pictures from last year? Five years ago? Ten years ago?
Let me guess – they’re in a box or drawer on some sort of storage device.
Now let’s talk about what types of storage are in that drawer. Flash drives? CDs? Random hard drives?
I have all three!
I realize they may also be on your phone amongst the 10,000 other pictures, screenshots and random videos. I’m embarrassed to tell you how many pictures I have on my phone!
Now if I go back 20 or 25 years ago, that’s a different story. I have albums. My wedding albums, baby books I did for my boys, albums from trips or christening.
Where are the pictures from when I was a kid? In albums! Lots and lots of albums. I also have wall art from when I was little. In fact, my parents had framed pictures of us throughout our house.
Now, think for a moment. What’s the easiest way to look at pictures?
Are you really going to put those CDs in a computer – wait! My computer doesn’t even have a place for CDs! So how in the world am I going to access them easily and quickly?
What about that hard drive? Did you plug it in only to find out it’s completely dead. Corrupted. Or do you have so many external hard drives that you don’t know which one the picture you are looking for is on?
And I realize the flash drives work right now, but what about in 5 or 10 years? Will our computers even have a place to plug them in?
My point is technology changes and become obsolete over time.
Even that iPhone you have will become obsolete and are you really going to go through and make sure your professional pictures are backed-up on the cloud before you get a new phone?
So, I’ll ask again, what’s the easiest way to look at old pictures? PRINTS!
I have prints of my mom and dad when they are children. My grandparents and great grandparents. Prints last.
And that’s why I encourage all my clients to buy prints and wall art and albums. Because they last a lifetime!
I work hard to find heirloom products to offer my clients. Products that you want to display in your homes and give as gifts. Products that will last for generations.
All of my collections include a gift credit towards the products of your choice. Of course, I am always happy to help you choose, too.
Your images shouldn’t sit on a computer or a flash drive or even your phone. Your images should be enjoyed every single day.
So, are you ready to have tug at your heart moments displayed in your home?