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Photo Organizing

Many people have photos in boxes just waiting to have time to organize them.  This cold winter weather maybe just the right time for you.

As you look over the photos you may not be able to remember when you took the picture, the year or date.  Instead of organizng the photos chronologically think about using themes.  Sort your pictures into celebrations, vacations, family, friends, pets and homes etc.  Once you have your pictures grouped than you can decide if you want to scan them, place them in boxes with dividers or scrapbook your photos.

Enjoy spending time with your memories. If you need help regaining control of your photos and memories, I am ready to take on the challenge. Photo Organizers work with clients to sort through images, find connecting themes, neatly catalogue and edit them into photo narratives and albums that clients are proud to share – now and for years to come. Association of Personal Photo Organizers

Julie Stobbe is a Trained Professional Organizer who brings happiness to homes and organization to offices, in person and virtually. She enjoys working with her clients to provide customized organizing solutions to suit their individual needs and situation. She reduces clutter, streamlines processes and manages time to help her clients be more effective in reaching their goals. Contact her at



At the National Home Show in Toronto I learned about this great product for the do-it-yourself photo people. Oceans Sales Ltd is based in Calgary, Alberta sells a box that contains 3 frames, 3 4A letter printable canvas, canvas tape and instructions.  You take the picture, print the picture and mount it in the frame.  In just a short time you can have your pictures hanging on your wall. The product is called photo2canvas

Canvas framing system

This award winning frame system allows you to create your own professional quality canvas printed from your home printer using “Living hinge frame technology” and your own digital photos.

How many Photos do I have?

Quick Tip: Estimating Photos from APPO

No need to count every photo in the box, especially if you are working with hundreds of printed photos for a job. Instead, use a ruler or a scale. Did you know 1 inch of printed photos stacked is about 100 photos? If you are estimating a shoebox packed full of printed photos, get your ruler out and measure the length of the box for a reasonable estimate of quantity. And 1000 photos weigh between 6 and 7 lbs, so set the tub of  photos on a scale instead!


Photo Organizing Options

I am a Personal Photo Organizer.  There are many different situations involving photos.  Some people may have photos stored all over their computer then Picasso can help you locate and organize them.  Some people may wish to share photos on a secure system with a limited number of selected people.  Try Linea.  Others are dealing with boxes of paper photos wishing to have them digitized.  Playbooks and Ipads have scrapbooking software so you can take pictures and organize right away.  Here is another way to organize your photos.’m%20an%20organizing%20junkie!)   Don’t forget you can hire a photo organizer by going to for a directory of organizers.

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