Would you like to print your digital pictures and then preserve those prints for years? It can be done but you must be aware of several issues involved. Newsletter reader Jim Loudon found some excellent online articles that describe those issues. Jim writes:
Enjoy the column, been reading it since your ancestry.com days.
I don't know if you or your readers would be interested in this, but Mike Johnston over at his blog, The Online Photographer, has two recent columns nominally concerning the permanence of inkjet-printed photographs but really more about the long-term survival of photographs in general. The URLs are:
Some of the discussion concerns specific technical issues your readers probably wouldn't care about, but others, such as "label your photographs" and flooded basements probably are. At any rate, it might be useful to read about archival issues in a non-genealogical context.
Mike is a former (print) magazine editor and a fine writer in his own right and his blog is essential daily reading for me.
Thank you and best regards,
Thanks for the pointers, Jim. I just read them and they are great articles!