I heart flickr

Besides unearthing (and disposing of) the old 8-tracks, my parents found my old yearbooks and a scrapbook I made of the first 22 years of my life. After that, I was a parent and behind the camera instead of in front of it. The scrapbook was one of the old, old styles with sticky pages that we now know to be destructive to photographs. A lot of the pictures are pre-35mm and of very questionable quality. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be disassembling that scrapbook in no particular order and scanning in the old photographs, letters and ticket stubs. Since some of the pictures have backing that is completely dissolved from the adhesives, I’ll have to scan in entire scrapbook pages to save the images. If you haven’t already done so, get the old scrapbooks and photo albums from your parents and grandparents and scan them before they are lost to time. My new, old scrapbook so far.
old, old picture

4 thoughts on “I heart flickr

  1. If you don’t have it already, go download a copy of GIMP to touch up those photos. It has a lot more tools for fixing up those time worn photos.

  2. I have been enjoying all your old photos over flickr! I just haven’t commented them all. Keep ’em coming!

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