Organizing Photos – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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Organizing Photos - Professional Organizers Blog CarnivalSeptember is Save Your Photos Month, a public service outreach campaign developed by the Association of Personal Photo Organizers (now known as The Photo Managers) to teach individuals how they can preserve life’s irreplaceable photos, videos, and documents, in the event of unforeseen accident or disaster.

I encourage you to visit the Save Your Photos website to learn more about this initiative, including webinars and local events taking place this month in Australia, Canada, The Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United States.

In honor of Save Your Photos Month, I’m pleased to welcome APPO as the sponsor for this edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival, which is all about Organizing Photos (of course!).

If you need photo organizing solutions for yourself or your clients, check out these submissions from my wonderful readers! As you read the posts, please show your appreciation by leaving comments and sharing your favorites, using the hashtags #POBC and #saveyourphotos in your social media posts.

Thanks to all the savvy photo organizers and other organizing consultants who contributed their photo organizing tips – and a huge thank you to APPO for sponsoring this edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival.

Next month’s Blog Carnival is about Organizing Recipes, and I invite you to make a submission any time up until 7:00 PM EDT on Tuesday, October 17th. If this topic is a great fit for you, why not maximize your exposure by becoming a sponsor?

Topics for 2024

Forming New Habits
Submission dates: December 21 to January 17
Sponsor: Geralin Thomas, Career Coach to Professional Organizers

Creative Storage Solutions
Submission dates: January 18 to February 14
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Money Management
Submission dates: February 15 to March 20
Sponsor: Mindflows for ADHD

Education and Organizing
Submission dates: March 21 to April 17
Sponsorship available

Filing Systems
Submission dates: April 18 to May 15
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Collaboration
Submission dates: May 16 to June 19
Sponsor: Peggy Wonder, Space For You

Writing and Organizing
Submission dates: June 20 to July 17
Sponsorship available

Meal Planning
Submission dates: July 18 to August 14
Sponsorship available

Organizing Meetings
Submission dates: August 15 to September 18
Sponsorship available

Organizing for Seasonal Changes
Submission dates: September 19 to October 16
Sponsorship available

Best Organizing & Productivity Books
Submission dates: October 17 to November 20
Sponsorship available

Best of 2024
Submission dates: November 21 to December 25
Sponsorship available

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10 Comments

  1. Avatar Seana Turner on September 20, 2017 at 11:09 am

    Wow – great roundup of contributors and content. I’ve just been helping a client with digital photos. It can feel overwhelming for sure. The technology changes so quickly, it can be challenging to stay on top of it all. So thankful for APPO and their expertise!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 20, 2017 at 12:27 pm

      As a photography buff who loves to take photos of all kinds, I’m really excited about all the information and resources suggested by the contributors. I may have even found my next big project! 😉

  2. Avatar Nancy Haworth on September 20, 2017 at 1:40 pm

    Wow! There are so many great ideas in this roundup. Thanks for including me!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 21, 2017 at 12:26 pm

      You should get extra points for being the first one in more often than not! 😉

  3. Avatar Sabrina Quairoli on September 20, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    Wow, what a great list of organizing photos posts! I can’t wait to go through them all. Thanks for including me.

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 21, 2017 at 12:26 pm

      It’s always a pleasure, Sabrina!

  4. Avatar Andrea Sharb on September 20, 2017 at 7:42 pm

    Janet, Sorting and minimizing the photos, both print and digital is the next phase of our minimizing project. I’ve gathered the 10K plus loose and albumed photos in one corner of the family room, where they visually can’t be ignored. I plan to start on the print phase of this project as soon as it gets cooler and I’m stuck inside in the evenings. Now, I’ll add an important first step to this project, reading through all of these postings. : ) Thanks for pulling together all of this great content. Best, Andrea

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 21, 2017 at 12:28 pm

      Wow, that’s a lot of photos! I can’t even imagine how many I have here in albums and boxes (and possibly other places), but what an exciting project! I’m sure you’ll find some valuable tips in here.

  5. Avatar Melissa Gratias on September 23, 2017 at 9:48 am

    Thanks for this carnival, Janet. For the first time in my adult life, I have found a hobby – making photo books! It is my Saturday morning activity while the house is filled with sleeping people. I saved this roundup to read this morning, and am now inspired to pull out all of the kid artwork I’ve saved and organize/purge it on my dining room table. I plan to photograph the key pieces and include them in future photo books. I feel informed, appropriately caffeinated, and ready to go!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 23, 2017 at 2:15 pm

      What a wonderful hobby! I am itching to organize some photos myself, especially with all this great inspiration. Having a specific goal in mind would definitely help me scratch that itch. 🙂

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