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 […]

Scrapbooking with Negative Space

Here’s a fun way to add elements and flair to prints to tell the story…. Take a photo with the end in mind. Try snapping a few photos intentionally using negative space. Leave “blank” space somewhere in the photo by keeping the subject to one side. Ryder (my baby!) turned 11 years old last month. […]

Anna Aspnes for Persnickety Prints

Anna Aspnes has been sharing her unique style of digital storytelling since 2008. Anna takes an out of the box approach creating DigitalART tools for artists, photographers, crafters and modern memory keepers. Anna offers online classes to her ArtPlay™ methods where you’ll learn how to: Blend images and digital elements to create completed art projects. […]

Top 10 Mother’s Day Quotes & a Freebie

1. “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” —Abraham Lincoln 2. “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” — Theodore Hesburgh 3. “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; […]

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 […]

8 DIY Photo Gifts for Mom

Gifts from the heart don’t have a price tag for a reason. We’ve rounded up our top 8 priceless DIY Photo Gifts for Mom … plus, a special ♥ bonus from Persnickety at the end! There are countless creative ways to showcase your favorite photos and give Mom the gift of memories. DIY Wall Hanger […]