Archive for May 26th, 2015

Preserving memories

Batad 1 Batad 2

From my grandparents 50th wedding anniversary celebration, to various trips around the Philippines and beyond, to simple but very happy office and family moments, I was taken down a long, and wonderful, trip down memory lane after I have received this package.

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The package contained the scanned copies of the negatives, more than a thousand frames, that I had sent to a photo shop that offers this service. It was something I have been meaning to do for years, since I have learned that technology has made it possible to do so.

While the negatives have print copies, some of them were either lost, or ruined in the photo albums (the old-fashioned ones!) through the passage of time. I did manage to scan a lot of print copies using my Canon printer with scanner. But some were already difficult to remove from the photo albums.

Since I have transferred the files from the CDs they have sent me to my computer, I have shared my grandparents golden wedding anniversary photos, which was in the 1990s, through our Facebook group page, with my aunts, uncles and cousins, who were very happy to go down memory lane with me.

Here are some other vacation photos from the negatives I have had scanned. Still looking pretty good, di ba, after all these years!  The photos were from 1995 to 2001. Oh, and the photos above were from Batad, Ifugao in 2001.

Corregidor Island

Corregidor 1 Corregidor 3

Hundred Islands, Pangasinan

Hundred Islands 1 Hundred Islands 3

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

Puerto Galera 2 Puerto Galera 1995

Sagada, Mountain Province

Sagada 1 Sagada 3

Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte

Siargao2 Siargao 4

Now, I want to see these places again! One of these days, I will!

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