"Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs to its subject in the way that a photograph does."
- Frank Deford
What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt Your Photos
So you think photos are forever? Think again. The forces of time, nature and man-made threats constantly endanger your cherished photo collection. To top it off, they’re not even built to last. But knowledge is power, so read to learn more about Threats to Your Photos.
Make them last a lifetime
Photographs are inherently weak, fragile and temporary. But with smart storage, your photos can last as long as your memories. Click here to learn what you can do to Protect Your Pictures.
Water damage? Don’t panic!
Floods and house-fires have one thing in common: they both leave family photo collections looking wet, sticky and unsalvageable. Don’t hit the panic button! These tips will give your photos the best chance at recovery.
When disaster strikes
Despite our greatest efforts, some of our prized photographs are bound to suffer the ravages of time, tempest or two-year olds. But don’t give up yet. Today’s digital technologies can bring just about any photo back from the scrap pile. Click here to read more.