"Want to Share The Photos You Love
-- Easily, Quickly, and Safely?"

If you love digital photography, you probably have hundreds -- if not thousands -- of pictures, and you may not know what to do with them. For example, how do you...

  • store them safely so your precious memories don't just vanish, and you lose them forever?

  • organize them so you can find the pictures you want... when you want... (without spending a lot of time you don't have to get organized)?

  • share them with your friends and family in a way they say "wow" (and not go into a coma or find them boring)?

  • easily create great online photo albums, as well as photo books, calendars, gifts, and other fun stuff?

  • even get started?

Hi, my name is Audri Lanford, and as much as I love digital photography, I've discovered that it's not easy to find REAL answers to questions like these. In fact, it can be downright frustrating!

So, my husband, Jim, and I decided to create this site -- to help you find the answers to your photo sharing questions. This site is dedicated to helping you enjoy sharing your photos and memories a lot more. Enjoy your visit -- and don't forget to sign up for our free newsletter!

 

We've all heard of Google, right? But does Google's photo sharing program, Picasa, ring the same sort of bell? Join lots of people discovering the easy and user-friendly photo sharing outlet Picasa.

Find out exactly what Picasa has to offer that makes the software so useful and fun.

What's the most important component of outdoor photos? If you were to ask this question to groups of new photographers, amateur photographers, and professional photographers, you get the same answer. Light!

Master photographer Rob Sheppard agrees. During our interview, however, Rob took the concept of light to a completely new level. When I asked him how to discover what other photographers call "good light" and "interesting light" his response blew me away!

Just about any professional photographer will tell you that light is the most important factor in outdoor photography, or taking any photos for that matter.

But did you ever consider color to be a part of light? If you haven't, you should now! According to master photographer Rob Sheppard, properly used color is the most important component in adding more "wow" to your photography.

Creating photo book options are limitless in today's world . Given this, the chance of us putting a first-rate one together is pretty good. So, how do you ensure that your photo book shines with glory on your coffee table?

Follow these tips and you'll create a photo book that you'll be proud to display.

Somehow, I managed to live and practice photography in Japan for an entire year without ever hearing of rice field art. But if you're looking for the ultimate story in pictures, you can't miss this stunning art form. Why did it take me so long to discover it? I guess my stodgy little town had more important things on its mind, like how to survive the five feet of snow periodically dumped on us. After all it's a country that inexplicably refuses to consider innovations like insulation and central heating.

In Japan, we had rice fields in abundance. Of course, they had their own unique beauty, from the tiny frogs that called them home to the neatly symmetrical blend of greenery and water. But we didn't have anything to rival the photography of rice field art.

Photo puzzles make excellent gifts. They provide hours of entertainment. They are a perfect way to share memories over and over again for years to come. Photo puzzles beat having a photo sitting in a frame or hanging on a wall gathering dust.

Kids adore puzzles and don't even realize they're learning at the same time. Imagine how thrilling it would be for them to do puzzles starring themselves! By asking yourself the right questions before you start, you can guarantee your photo puzzles will be an awesome gift.

Sharing personal photos with others has been a tradition since the invention of the camera. Our ancestors showed their photos to friends, neighbors, co-workers and extended family. And on rare occasions, photos were shared between casual acquaintances.

Today more than ever, it's becoming increasingly acceptable to put your personal photos out there for all to see. The Internet has made the world much less personal and hands-on, yet we crave the connection made through photo sharing. Internet users are curious about the rest of the world and how other people live.

This has changed the way people think. Let's take a look at five things that may stop you from sharing personal photos online.

I love emailing photos. Webshots, cameraphone pics, digital documentation of my latest vacation -- you name it, I've probably sent it to someone. And most of the time, emailing photos is a fun, easy, and effective way to share your memories...except when it isn't.

You know what I'm talking about. That one time you spent hours editing your photos, making sure they were perfect before you sent them to all of your friends. Two days later, wondering why you haven't had a response, you ask someone what they thought of them -- only to learn they never arrived. Where are they? Where?

Every photo tells a story. Chances are you share a few photos to get that story out. But, do you follow any rules when you share your photos? Creative photo sharing requires that you take a few simple tips to heart. These three C's help your photos stand out. Try them the next time you start a photo sharing project.

A photo book are the modern-day version of the old photo album, only they're much more convenient. You simply upload your photos to the printer's site, place your order and they do all the rest. Sounds easy? Cause it is!

When you're ready to get your own photo book, there are a few steps to take to make sure you get the best deal. Most of these suppliers provide quality as well as reasonable prices.