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What You See Is Not What You Get

I completed my second photo book with Shutterfly, and I now understand more about how the Shutterfly process works and why I had difficulties with my first book. This book also required two reprints and it’s still not perfect, but … Continue reading

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Better Photo Books Will Increase Sales

I recently surveyed consumers familiar with photo products to better understand their attitudes toward photo books and long-term preservation. I ran the survey in a photo-related group on Facebook in October 2021 to get a variety of responses from customers … Continue reading

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Forever and PDF File Size Limits

One of my goals is to always preserve the photo books I create on my Forever site. I don’t always care about individual photos, since in the absence of specific information about the photos and a system to organize them, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Reprints

Shutterfly offers an automatic photo book creation process. I created my photo book but when it was time to order, I suffered a case of severe case of photo book sticker shock. No problem. I could easily wait to place … Continue reading

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Shutterfly Wins at Automatic Photo Book Creation

After my previous post on creating a photo book at Shutterfly, I received multiple suggestions from readers of this blog to try Forever’s automatic photo book creation process. I decided to give it a try and see how it worked. … Continue reading

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Photo Book Creation at Shutterfly

I recently finished creating a photo book using Shutterfly’s online photo book creator. I had various reasons for selecting Shutterfly, but the primary reason was the need to deal with an overwhelmingly large number of photos from a family trip … Continue reading

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Neil James Mizen

Remembrance of Neil Mizen (May 21, 1932-April 6, 2021) April 14, 2021 Thank you for the opportunity to say a few words about my father. I would like to share a little bit about his background and how it affected … Continue reading

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Am I a victim of Kobe Steel?

I have recently posted about the failure of the ball joint that caused the right front wheel to fall off my Ford Fusion, as well as the failure of Minnesota law to protect me in this situation. There may be … Continue reading

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Europium in Europe

According to Periodic Tales by Hugh Aldersey-Williams, every element has a use, or at least most of them do. The rare earth element, europium is used in European banknotes for security, along with TVs and ¬†fluorescent light bulbs. It is … Continue reading

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Solve Your WiFi Problems

I am not sure I can solve all your WiFi problems, but I can tell you how I solved mine. I used to have a DSL modem connected to a Netgear router. It was attached to my main computer located … Continue reading

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