Show #12 Got Photos? Need Help? Tips on Photo Organizing (Mar. 27)

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Understanding how to organize digital and printed photos can be overwhelming.  So many people do not know where or how to begin with their ever-increasing collections of photos, slides and home movies that are in shoeboxes, stuck in old photo albums, or digital memory cards. That’s where Cathi’s organization, APPO can help!appo web ready

Cathi will share her tips on managing a lifetime of photos, media and memorabilia using a simple acronym, the ABC’S of photo organizing.  She will share how she helps clients move from overwhelmed to empowered to tackle this significant , enormous task.

You will learn how to get help regaining control of your photos and memories, with the help of an Appo Certified Personal Photo Organizer. These are trained professionals who works with clients to sort through images, find connecting themes, and neatly catalogue and edit them into photo narratives and albums that you are proud to share – now and for years to come.

cathi nelsonBio: Cathi Nelson, Founder and CEO of Appo

In 2009, Cathi had her “light bulb” moment when she recognized that consumers were becoming increasingly overwhelmed with the exploding number of photos, media and memorabilia they were accumulating. She created Appo to support a new and emerging profession of photo managers by providing training, support and collaboration for people interested in adding photo management services to their existing business or as a new business. Since its inception, Appo has grown to over 650 members throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and United Kingdom.

The goals of Appo include educating the public about the importance of photo preservation and organization while providing training and marketing support to it members.

Cathi initially created the acronym the ABC’S of photo organizing to help her client’s address their photo needs.  Now she shares her insights with consumers and professionals throughout the United States and Canada.  She has been featured on numerous blogs including Your-Digital Life and Live Life Organized and in recent articles on this developing niche in The New York Times, The Atlantic Magazine, Wall Street Journal and Better Homes & Garden.  She is a sought after speaker, having presented at the National Association of Professional Organizers annual conference (NAPO 2011 & 2012), NASMM Conference 2011, Professional Organizer of Canada 2011, Tory Johnson’s Spark and Hustle Boston conference (2012), DIMA conference (2013) and was the Fujifilm sponsored speaker at the IPI (Independent Photo Imagers) conference for 2011

Cathi Nelson  (860) 561-4297


TECH WRAP WITH PHIL VIGEANT:  In the final segment, listen as Phil explains how to create beautiful still photos from your home movies, and finding those “Magic Frames” on a reel that are often quite different than what is captured on a traditional single frame camera.





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