Category Archives: Photo Books

Long-Term Preservation of Photo Books

Preservation of photo books requires preserving the digital file as well as the physical photo book since millennials and others frequently prefer digital photos to an actual book. This is theory behind a presentation I gave at Forever Live! on … Continue reading

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Six Colors Are Better Than Four

At Forever Live, I learned more about the Indigo printing process that Forever uses to produce photo books. Specifically, Forever uses a six color production process that produces improved color but is rarely used for consumer products. Six-color printing is … Continue reading

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How to Create Photo Book Videos from Artisan

Photo books preserve vacations and other family memories; however, not everyone wants to look at a photo book. In addition, sharing a photo book is difficult, since it requires sending either a physical book or large digital file to someone. … Continue reading

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Forever has a new photo book printer

Forever is using a new printer to produce photo books and other products. I wanted to learn more about their new supplier. For my sample photo books, I used Artisan 5 to create a photo book for my trip last year to … Continue reading

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Digital Preservation of Photo Books

I presented a paper on Long-Term Digital Preservation of Photo Books at the International Symposium on Technologies for Digital Photo Fulfillment in Manchester, England. In this presentation, I highlighted the need to think about photo books as more than a printed … Continue reading

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Save PDFs with Forever

Forever now supports preservation of PDF files.  This change allows photo books created with Artisan to be preserved as a single file, eliminating any chance that the pages will be come separated or lost. Now I can preserve my photos with … Continue reading

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Understanding Digital Preservation

[Presented at RootsTech 2016 in Salt Lake City, February 4-5, 2016. This presentation is an update to my previous presentation at Forever Live!, Preservation is Forever] This past year I went to Disney with my family. The trip lased one week; yet, … Continue reading

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