5 Ways To Decorate with Old Photos

  • Posted by denfilin
  • On December 11, 2013
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Now that you have all your photos safely scanned and backed up in at least two locations what should you do with the originals? If preserving the originals is important to you, check out these photo storage tips. If the point of scanning all those photos was to de-clutter than you might not be so […]
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How To S-A-V-E Old Photos

  • Posted by denfilin
  • On December 8, 2013
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How To S-A-V-E Old Photos! We have previously discussed the importance of preserving your videos and today we are talking about photographs! Below we have listed 4 steps you can take to keep those memories safe. S = Scan First and foremost you need to scan in those images! The quality at which you scan […]
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How To Edit From a Video Transfer DVD

  • Posted by denfilin
  • On November 15, 2013
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A question we hear often from customers who bring in tapes for transfer to DVD is “can we edit from a DVD that you create?” The digital files on a DVD need to be converted to another format before they’re ideal for editing. So, yes, you can edit from the DVDs we create, but there […]
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An Homage to the Montage

  • Posted by denfilin
  • On July 13, 2012
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With the May and June graduations, and weddings and reunions throughout the summer, we’ve been doing a lot of photo montages lately. So, I guess it makes sense that I’ve recently been thinking about how effective this type of video can be at telling a story.
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What to do with Those Old Slides

  • Posted by denfilin
  • On June 20, 2012
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Of all the older forms of media we deal with, the type we’ve seen the most of lately is 35mm slides. You know, those little 2″x2″ things that are usually mounted in cardboard or plastic frames. Maybe you recall your Dad occasionally showing them using a slide projector and a movie screen. The slides might […]
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Preserving Your Video Tapes on DVD

  • Posted by denfilin
  • On April 12, 2012
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Our previous articles on video tape deterioration talked about the unfortunate fact that tapes do deteriorate, and we provided suggestions on how to slow down the rate at which deterioration takes place. So, now that you’ve taken the steps recommended to protect your tapes, let’s discuss how to preserve your videos for years to come. […]
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How to Fight Video Tape Deterioration

  • Posted by denfilin
  • On January 18, 2012
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As our last article put forward, videotape deterioration is inevitable. Your goal, therefore, should be to transfer your video to a digital format, such as DVD, before the deterioration process begins. Ideally, you should take action before your tape is 10 years old. In the meantime, here are a few things you can do with […]
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The Skinny on Tape Deterioration

  • Posted by denfilin
  • On November 17, 2011
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I’d like to address a topic we get quite a few questions about: video tape deterioration. Questions like: -does video tape actually deteriorate? -how concerned should I be about my video deteriorating? -how long before any deterioration occurs to my tapes? The answers to the above begin with the unfortunate news that video tape does […]
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