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Don’t lose your memories to time.

We all love to look at photos. They are the physical representation of our memories. Even though you may not pull them out often, you know they are there waiting for you to reminisce.
You know your photos are there waiting for you to reminisce.
But what if they’re not?
We often see those old disposable cameras and 35 mm film in a client’s home. Do you have some sitting on a shelf? Just know that you are not alone. But do you also know that with the advent of digital photography, it is getting harder to find a local location that will develop your film “in-house”? Sure you can drop off those old cameras and film at your corner drug store, but all they do is put your memories in an envelope and mail them away.
Do you also know that the film you have sitting in your drawer is slowly deteriorating with time? The technology of 35 mm film was great in its day, but it wasn’t meant to last forever. How much longer are you going to wait to develop those rolls? I’d like to encourage you not to leave this task at the bottom of your to-do list. Take action today and let us help!

September is Save Your Photos Month

to help you celebrate we are offering help
developing or digitizing
organizing your photos
We have developed a relationship with one of the only Ritz Camera shops left in the country, located in Bethesda Maryland and for the month of September, we are offering free drop-off and pick-up to all clients who make a photo organizing appointment with us during the month. We will hand-carry your film and disposable cameras to Ritz Camera, place your order, pick up and develop the finished product back to you. Ritz offers, photo prints (glossy or matte, bordered or no border) and saving digitally on a CD. You can get what you want, save for the future.
Once you have those photos, you can enjoy the memories they provide. But how will you keep them?
Again, we can help you with the gift of organizing your memories. Maybe you want your collection sorted by year, event, people, or location and put into labeled boxes. Would you rather have photo albums to flip through? The best way to save developed photos forever is to digitize them. We can help you with that too. We also have a business relationship with Modern Image, located in the Tysons Corner area. They can digitize your photos, so you can save and share them with family members and friends. Did you know that you should even be organizing your digital photos? Why yes! In order to find them when wanted, you need to have a system of organizing them. We can help you set up a simple system on your hard drive and in the cloud to save all the memories that you hold dear.
Make September the month to get that photo project done.

Call us now to make an appointment to save and organize your photos and have your memories to enjoy and share forever.


For more information read Save Your Photos.
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Janet Schiesl

Janet has been organizing since 2005. She is a Certified Professional Organizer and the owner of Basic Organization. She loves using her background as a space planner to challenge her clients to look at their space differently. She leads the team in large projects and works one-on-one with clients to help the process move quickly and comfortably. Call her crazy, but she loves to work with paper, to purge what is not needed and to create filing systems that work for each individual client. Janet is a Past President of the Washington DC Chapter of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) and was voted 2016 Organizer of the Year by the Washington DC Chapter of NAPO.


  1. Janet Schiesl on September 5, 2017 at 7:57 am

    This article popped up in my inbox today and thought it was appropriate for this topic. More useful information to help you get more organized.

  2. Janet Barclay on September 8, 2017 at 1:01 pm

    What a valuable service you’re offering to the people in your community! And partnering with vendors is a wonderful add-on.

    • Janet Schiesl on September 8, 2017 at 3:31 pm

      Thanks Janet. We love to see tasks 100% done and photo projects are one thing we often see unfinished.

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