3 Tips to Rock Your Summer Photos

tis’ the season when we see the most sunlight, the longest days and highest light levels… 1. That Golden Hour The summer sun can be harsh, which will not only cause squinting, but harsh shadows. Wait for that golden hour to catch the golden light. Typically, the hour before sunset. 2. Experiment with Silhouettes Place […]

5 Steps to Organizing and Ordering Photos for Memory Keeping

April 2016 page 2 closeup by Carson Riutta

Hello friends and fellow memory keeping enthusiasts.  About 4 months ago I made the switch from printing photos at home, to ordering my prints from the lovely folks here at Persnickety.  In that time, I’ve developed a system for editing and ordering my photos that works wonders for me.  This system allows me to have […]

Facebook is Not Photo Storage (Part 3)

If you’ve landed here, you may have read Facebook is Not Photo Storage 1 and Facebook is Not Photo Storage 2. Bottom Line: Facebook is a social platform. It was never intended to be used as cloud storage for our priceless memories. Social feeds compress images for various reasons, not only are there millions of […]

Facebook is NOT Photo Storage (Part 2)

Facebook users upload more than 3 million photos a day. That’s a lot of data to store and your facebook feed needs to load quickly or you won’t stay engaged, so to lighten the load, Facebook compresses your images. What does this mean? Your photos are essentially worthless outside of Facebook. Facebook was created for […]

Facebook is NOT Photo Storage (Part 1)

I’ve recently found that many of our dear customers are using Facebook Albums as their Photo Organization / Storage / Memory Keeping, which has inspired this blog post. Here’s the story: My boyfriend’s father, Al, passed away this week at the age of 77 from a stroke. Al influenced many people throughout his life and […]

5 Tips to Posing Seniors for Graduation Cards

Now that spring has arrived, it’s time for Senior Photos!  We’ve compiled 5 Tips to Posing Seniors using some of our favorite supportive Persnickety Photographers … these tips & tricks also work for headshots for any occasion. Persnickety Prints Grad Cards are completely customizable and easy to design. Save Save Save 1. Over the Shoulder […]

Backup those Mobile Photos

How often are you backing up photos from your mobile device? Last month, we surveyed over 1,000 active mobile photo users and asked them this same question! 99.5% responded that photos are important, yet more than half aren’t backing them up weekly! A mobile device is like a mini computer. If it’s accidentally dropped, gets […]