Most of the photo organization resources available today (blogs, ecourses, books) only address one aspect of photography -- digital files. While the abundance and resulting paralysis from overwhelm of digital photos is a real issue (one that I do address in Photo Archaeology), there is another elephant in the room. Your physical and heritage prints.
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Hi! My name is Diane. I am a photographer and chronic organizer.
The Photo Archaeology System was born at the same time as my first son, 21 years ago. As most new parents do, we took a ton of photos of our adorable new baby. Because of course we did! He was the cutest baby in the whole world! Our childcare plans included my mom sitting for him on Wednesdays. As most new grandparents do, she took a ton of photos of her adorable new grandson. To the tune of 3 rolls of film a week, of which I got all the doubles. It quickly became apparent to me that I needed a system to maintain all of those photos.
Fast forward 8 years to the birth of my third baby, and the birth of the digital age. No longer constrained to 36 exposures - armed with a camera that conceivably had no limit, and a girl after two boys, I took thousands of photos. The amount of photos I took of Eric in 1996 paled in comparison to how many I took of Makenna in 2004. It became apparent to me that I needed a more comprehensive system. Building on my physical system, I created a complete photo library, that considers all photos, whether physical, digital or heritage.
18 years after my first son was born this system allowed me to celebrate his life in photos at his high school graduation. After 90 minutes of selecting, I had 200 of the best photos of him printed for table centerpieces at his graduation party. Without the Photo Archaeology System, I never would have found those photos spanning pre-digital and post-digital years, or it would have taken me weeks and the photos would have included a fair number of mediocre shots. This system has also allowed me to preserve family heritage photos when I inherited them from my grandmother on her passing. With the Photo Archaeology system in place, I can easily share those heritage photos with other family members and begin to piece together our extended family's story.
I'm glad you're here.
How Do I Enroll?
The Photo Archaeology course is currently not open for enrollment. Enter your contact information below to join the waitlist for the next launch along with a coupon code good for 10% off.
Because I believe that everyone should have a solid backup system in place, when you pre-enroll by providing your name and email in the boxes above, you'll also receive a sample PDF from the course -- Digital Photos: Backup.