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Jun 2nd, 2011, 02:25 PM
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What do you do with all of those travel photos when you get home?

I am putting my photos on two external hard drives plus making DVDs so I can view them on T.V. With digital I am taking so many more photos. I am wondering what ideas other people have for dealing with all of these wonderful photos!
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Jun 2nd, 2011, 04:53 PM
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I put mine on smugmug.com. You could also look into making a book, e.c. blurb.com.
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Jun 4th, 2011, 04:03 AM
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make tabletop books of the best ones

shitterfly.com my wife does this and

makes money! She just sold 2 for over $100

A very talented photo artist sounthernartgallery.com
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Jun 4th, 2011, 04:04 AM
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southernartgallery.com oops...
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Jun 4th, 2011, 04:09 AM
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another funny typo above..

shutterfly.com actually does the best cheapest photo books

u can also giclee mat/sell prints and deduct your trips
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Jun 4th, 2011, 02:48 PM
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The best go on a website, the very best go into a photo book, the really really good ones get hung on the wall.

I also make calenders and cards from them.
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Jun 22nd, 2011, 04:43 PM
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- Making photo books
- Screensaver on my PC
- The annual photo calendar solves most of my Christmas gift problems
- My member pages and travel tips on Virtualtourist require lots of photos
- and if it's architecture, they might even be used for professional projects.
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Jun 22nd, 2011, 05:00 PM
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I am a photo fanatic...I do all of the above (with exception of selling them...hummm may have to think about that) I even carry about 5500 currently in my purse on my itouch.
And yes it is sooooo much easier now that we are in the digital age!
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Jun 22nd, 2011, 05:08 PM
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I still take snapshots. I keep them in a shoebox.
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Jun 23rd, 2011, 02:00 PM
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Delete them.

I kept maybe less than 100 pictures out of 8,000 that I snapped on our last European trip (20 days) in October.

I kept less than 20 from our last trip in April to the Southern Carribbean.

Be picky, be selective, and only save the unique or special ones.
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Jun 28th, 2011, 03:21 PM
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I use an on-line gallery and send links to anyone who accompanied me on a trip and to family members. I make photobooks of each trip, and make photobooks and calendars as Christmas gifts. I am doing my first local show in August and will have the opportunity to sell many of them.....
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Jun 30th, 2011, 06:48 PM
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shitterfly!!!

Verizon FIOS with media manager I can send the photo albums from my PC to TV without burning DVDS.

Photobooks kind of expensive but I make a few.
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May 31st, 2012, 05:49 AM
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Personally I make photo albums online and upload some of them to travel blogs and websites like www.vesselfinder.com
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May 31st, 2012, 08:15 AM
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qwovadis, that's probably one of the best typo's I've seen in a long time!

- I put a handful up on Facebook (maybe 100 total depending on the trip).

- I've created a photo book of my favorite photos from a few trips. One of these days I'll get around to doing a coffee table style book as well.

- I use WalMart to print some as 5x7 or 8x10. After Africa I clustered 4 of my favorites as 8x10's around an 11x14 print. As I had the entire wall blank, it takes up the space without being overwhelmingly big. I've picked up a couple photo frames along my trips and those are set out on a counter or bookshelf.

- I use CanvasPop for medium/large canvas prints of my photos. I have one of the Great Wall (it looks/feels like you're walking on the GW as you walk up my stairs), a sunset, giraffe and irises.


For storage, I have most/all of them on my hard drive and backed up to an external hard drive that I generally keep at my parents house.
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May 31st, 2012, 01:10 PM
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For my most recent trip to Ireland, 18 days netted me 7100 photos. I go through them and cull them for various things. Posting on Facebook to share, printing them to sell, making a photobook to sell, calendars to sell and give away. The sales helps pay for the next trip (I do about 6-8 art shows a year with both photography and jewelry sales).

I enjoy the editing process, and do a lot of postwork. www.greendragonartist.com if you want to see the photos!
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Jun 9th, 2012, 02:37 PM
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Screen savers
use them on FB
Have made them into cards, books, calendars at good ol' sh1tterfly
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