Photo Books for Long-Term Preservation

[This presentation was given at the Hardcover Binders International Spring Meeting, Los Angeles, February 19, 2010]

20100221_Photo Books for Long-Term PreservationAbstract

The future for photo books looks good. With the appropriate choice of materials and production processes, photo books will preserve digital photos. All that is needed is to define the relevant test methods and develop specific requirements. The result will be improved photo books that better meet customer needs, further accelerating growth within the photo book industry. Unfortunately, the photo book industry is fragmented and many issues are highly controversial; consequently achieving consensus necessary for standards development will take time.

Photo books meet all necessary requirements for photo preservation. We simply need to ensure that this message reaches consumers. Once consumers understand these benefits, photo books will achieve their true market potential.

The complete presentation is available as a PDF: 20100219_photo-books-for-long-term-preservation_hbi-spring-meeting-1


About Mark Mizen

I have over twenty years professional experience in all aspects of photography and digital imaging. I am Chair of the ISO WG5 TG2 committee responsible for physical properties and durability of imaging material and am currently with HID Global working on systems for security printing for IDs, licenses, and credit cards. Previously, I was Director of Digital Development at Creative Memories from 2009 to 2012 and was responsible for the Creative Memories digital products and services. I also established and directed the Creative Memories Technology Center, which evaluated new products prior to product introduction, assisted with production difficulties, and provided technical information to support product sales.
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